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Canadian Grown: The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference

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On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first G7 country to legalize cannabis on a national level. Since that time, unprecedented levels of capital, investment, research, and innovation have shaped Canada’s cannabis market into a global leader.

In order to maintain that first-mover advantage, smart, strategic public policy will continue to play a pivotal role in the years to come.

Join Canada 2020 on the anniversary of legalization for Canadian Grown, The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference, hosted in partnership with Genome Canada, for an in-depth look at the policy, science and business forces shaping Canada’s cannabis industry.

CORE THEMES

Election 43 & Cannabis Policy

Agenda setting for the incoming administration, and mapping Year 2 scenarios for Bill C-45.

Industrial Policy & Market Structure

Firmly establishing cannabis as a top-tier industrial sector within government and analyzing the ways public policy and market forces intersect and enable growth.

Science, Research & Genomics

Forging a path to cannabis’ untapped genomic potential, and targeting the policy frameworks that will enable new research, innovation and scientific discovery in Canada.

Global Pressures & Opportunities

Assessing global pressures and determining the international opportunities that can help fuel policy and market momentum.

PARTICIPANTS

Hon. Anne McLellan, Senior Partner, Bennett Jones and Co-Chair, Canada’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Dr. Mark Ware, Chief Science Officer, Canopy Growth Corporation & Co-Chair, Canada’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Alison Gordon, CEO, 48North

Chuck Rifici, Founder, Auxly Group, Nesta, Canopy Growth + others

Marc LePage, President & CEO, Genome Canada

Trevor Fencott, CEO, Fire & Flower Corporation

Trina Fraser, Partner, Brazeau Seller LLP

+ More names announced weekly

Inquiries to info@canada2020.ca

Business Excellence Series: Cannabis One Year On Panel

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Canada’s first year of legalized cannabis has seen significant industrial development and investment, a range of regulations to licence consumer outlets, a shortage of supply due to inadequate production, and a persistent black market that complicates the landscape. What can be learned from this year? What can be applied to the next stage of legalization? What are the key pieces of advice for businesses to thrive in this environment? Our expert panel examines the opportunities and challenges and provides insights into the most likely successful next steps.

PANELLISTS:
Peter Guo, BC Leader, Cannabis Industry Services, MNP LLP
Chantel Popoff, Chief Operating Officer, Valens
James Munro, Partner, McMillan LLP
Brandon Wright, CEO, Dynaleo Inc.

MODERATOR:
Kirk LaPointe, Editor-in-Chief, Business in Vancouver & Vice-President, Editorial, Glacier Media

The MoneyShow Toronto

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After years of healthy returns, the stock markets are poised to deliver another solid year of profits. While the turmoil in Washington, London, and Ottawa continue unabated, markets have been steadily moving higher, although markets remain volatile. And that’s why you should join your fellow investors and traders at The MoneyShow Toronto, because only by keeping abreast of the latest market intelligence can you ensure that you protect your portfolio gains, while identifying new growth opportunities.

The MoneyShow Toronto will provide you with one-stop access to the best minds in the financial world and the opportunity to learn their insights and strategies—all designed to help you grow your investment portfolio and achieve your long-term financial objectives.
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