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1794: Great Britain imposes tariffs on all grain imports into Britain: Called the Corn Laws
1820: Food Demand in Britain Increases, forcing changes to the Corn Laws: Commonwealth Countries (including Canada) can sell Grains to Britain with lower tariffs
1843: Canada Corn Act is passed, giving preference to Canadian Grain: Encourages expansion and growth of cereal farms and grain milling in Upper Canada
1846: Britain repeals the corn laws to open imports to free trade; Canada unable to compete with cheaper grain from USA; Causes hardships and loss of income for Canadian Farmers
1850: Economic growth in Canada and growing demand for food renews prosparity to the farmers
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