Is Niagara Ready for Legal Cannabis? 

A Public Forum Panel – Wednesday, November 14th,      8 p.m. in St. Catharines

An Invite to All from the Niagara District Council of Women

Posted October 30th, 2018 on Niagara At Large

The Niagara District Council of Women will be hosting a Public Forum Panel, “Is Niagara Ready for Legal Cannabis” on Wednesday, November 14 at 8:00 pm in the Mills Room at the St. Catharines Central Library (54 Church Street). 

One of the guest speakers – Patrick Robson,  Professor of Environmental Management and Assessment, Niagara College

Our guest speakers will be: Patrick Robson,  Professor of Environmental Management and Assessment, Niagara College; Professor Bill MacDonald Coordinator of the Cannabis Production Program at Niagara College; Barbara Wiens, Director of Planning & Development for the Town of Pelham; and a representative from Niagara Region Public Health. 

Discussions will include regulatory issues; the need for qualified and trained professionals in the cannabis production industry; regulatory and trade requirements for the safe and legal production and packaging of cannabis; land use planning; the local perspective, community questions and concerns; and public health considerations.

The Niagara District Council of Women (NDCW) has 26 federated group members plus individual members from across the Region. This year we celebrate our 100th year of service to the community.  In June, we hosted women from across the country at the 125th AGM of the National Council of Women of Canada at Niagara College.

You can learn more about our council, our history and 100th Year Anniversary awww.ndcw.ca

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