Intergenerational farm rollovers

October 06, 2023 |Bud Arnold, Baker Tilly

Family business succession planning involves many components, including family dynamics, leadership training, financial planning, management transition, legal agreements and – you guessed it – taxes.

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Farmers Wanted: The labour renewal Canada needs to build the Next Green Revolution

October 06, 2023 |A collaboration with BCG Centre for Canada’s Future and Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph

By 2033, 40% of Canadian farm operators will retire, placing agriculture on the cusp of one of the biggest labour and leadership transitions in the country’s history.

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No asset in your estate can be as emotionally charged as the family cottage

October 06, 2023 |Leanne Kaufman, Special to Financial Post

Cherished tradition is deeply steeped in every aspect of our family cottage, largely because my children are the fifth generation making the annual trek north.

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For Canada's farmers, soil could be the new gold

October 06, 2023 |Frank Lorkovic

Instead of rewarding farmers only for what they produce, we also reward them for what they preserve...

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Southwestern Ontario Land Values

March 30, 2023 |Ryan R. Parker, Partner at Valco Consultants Inc.

This past year, farmland values across the 11 Counties in Southwestern Ontario increased by 25.65%, which is eerily close to the 25.63% increase from 2020 to 2021.

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The Next Green Revolution: How Canada can produce more food and fewer emissions

March 30, 2023 |John Stackhouse, Senior Vice President, RBC Economics and Thought Leadership Keith Halliday, Director, BCG Centre for Canada’s Future Evan Fraser, Director, Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph
It’s reshaping the economy, as food prices take inflation higher. It’s redefining national security, as countries reckon with the prospect of strategic supplies. And it’s resetting the climate conversation, as producers and consumers grapple with the...
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Soybeans, corn & wheat update

March 30, 2023 |The Simpson/Caputo Group of RBC Dominion Securities
2023 may be a new year but, the volatility for corn, soybeans and wheat has continued. As we head into spring, all eyes will be focused on the U.S. growing season. After two years of La Niña-influenced drought, trade will likely remain sensitive to longer-term...
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The Growing Challenge Part 2: Beef, Biogas, Dairy and Data

March 30, 2023 |By Jennifer Marron
When people are asked to name the most innovative industries in North America, Canada’s beef and dairy sectors probably aren’t the first ones to come to mind. But it turns out the agrifood business in our country has been undergoing a rapid and dramatic...
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Soybeans, Corn & Wheat Update

October 19, 2022 |The Simpson/Caputo Group of RBC Dominion Securities

Volatility in the grains and oilseed markets continues to be the main theme of the 2022 growing season.

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Cut your tax bill by selling farmland strategically

October 19, 2022 |Luc Joye, CPA, CA, Partner, Bakertilly GWD

Many farms are owned personally, often as a sole proprietorship or a partnership between two or more individuals.

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