The global grain rush

Is Canada going to benefit, or will we wonder why we gave away a national treasure?

Flickr Photo: Daryl Mitchell
From another time: Grain elevators in Neidpath, Sask. in 2005.
Stuart Clark
Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2015 12:00 am EDT

It’s a time of dramatic changes in our food system. Not only is a changing climate shifting what is grown and where, the sprawling multinational corporations that control up to 80 per cent of the international trade in the grains and oilseeds—the main components of the global human diet—are changing too.

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