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Canadian Grown: The 2020 Cannabis Public Policy Conference


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.


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.


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

Are You a Cannabis Brain?


Do you have cannabis expertise that you would like to share with the world? Both direct and ancillary knowledge such as:

– Business
– Compliance
– Consulting
– Cultivation
– Culture
– Edibles
– Education
– Events
– Finance
– Marketing
– Medicine
– Mental Health
– Research
– Retail
– Sciences
– Topicals

Are you a cannabis entrepreneur offering unique and creative services?

Looking for a stable, secure and progressive marketplace to connect with your clientele?

Cannabis entrepreneurs and small businesses face unique challenges and a quickly evolving landscape. Highly restrictive regulations around marketing and advertising increase the challenge of connecting with target audiences. Social media brings exposure but often proves to be unstable.

We’re not only at the forefront of the creation of the cannabis industry, we’re part of a larger sector of society that is changing the way we create, purchase, consume and understand value. Pick My Brain enables experts to package their time, knowledge and experience in order to bring value to the market.

We have the opportunity to create a cannabis industry and culture that’s collaborative, sustainable and innovative. Learn how you can create cannabis services that draw on the value of your expertise, and to bring value to your community, by becoming a Cannabis Brain.

The MoneyShow Toronto


Your One-Stop Resource for the Most Comprehensive Education, Efficient Research, and Valuable Advice from North America’s Top Market Experts!

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.
Attend The MoneyShow Toronto Free

Register free.

MJBizCon International


MJBizConINT’L is where business, research, and policy intersect to advance the global cannabis industry. Join an international audience for three days of networking and educational programming on the conditions, trends and opportunities in the global cannabis marketplace.

Where 2,500 Global Cannabis Executives Come To Learn, Grow & Connect

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The 2019 Saskatchewan Cannabinoid Research Symposium


The Saskatchewan Cannabinoid Research Symposium brings together researchers and knowledge users from across the province to share and discuss knowledge gaps and future directions for Cannabis indications and research in this new era of Cannabis legalization and medicinal and recreational use.

For more information and to submit a poster abstract (dl. July 15), please visit the conference page on the CRIS website.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, University of Saskatchewan, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Manitoba, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, ZYUS Inc., Kanata Earth Genetics, and Aurora Cannabis Inc.

CannabisMedEd – Public Education Event



If you would like to learn more about Medical Cannabis to determine if medical Cannabis is right for you or a loved one, this is the event for you. Learn from a medical doctor about cannabis and how it works with your body. Gain insight into how to have a conversation with your doctor so that you can determine if cannabis is right for a particular condition. Meet some medical licensed producers, technology companies and other businesses servicing the medical industry. Hear about new delivery methods, research studies and tracking tools that will offer patients many ways of administering medicinal cannabis to manage specific medical conditions.

Must be 19+ to purchase ticket and attend event, photo ID required.