By Melanie Hodges Neufeld
In April, the provincial government announced it would be seeking public input as part of its review of The Saskatchewan Farm Security Act. As a result of input from more than 3,200 individuals, businesses and organizations, changes will clarify who can own farmland and will provide the Farm Land Security Board (FLSB) with more authority to enforce the Act. Legislative amendments will enshrine the regulations introduced in April as law and are expected to come into effect by the new year.
In addition, the FLSB will receive new and expanded authority to enforce the legislation, including: