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FCC seeks applications from official language minority communities

For the sixth year in a row, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) will award $50,000 from the FCC Expression Fund to encourage the use of Canada’s official languages in communities across Canada. The Expression Fund supports projects that contribute to the vitality of official language minority communities and help residents express the cultural and linguistic diversity […] Read more

Farmland values continue to soar

The average value of Canadian farmland increased 5.6 per cent during the last six months of 2008. This is the third-highest percentage increase since 1997 and is similar to the 5.8 per cent increase in the fall 2008 report. Farmland values increased in every province except Prince Edward Island, which remained the same. Saskatchewan experienced […] Read more


Farmland values up sharply

The average value of Canadian farmland increased 7.7 per cent during the last six months of 2007, Canada’s highest increase since 2002. This is higher than the 3.6 per cent increase in the first six months of 2007. Most provinces continue to see growth in farmland values, with British Columbia experiencing a huge 14.5 per […] Read more