Apr. 2 | Job of the Week - Alternate Quality Assurance Person, Ottawa Area, Ontario
Alternate Quality Assurance Person, Ottawa Area, Ontario. This alternate person is responsible for assuring the quality of cannabis and cannabis products before it is made available for sale, investigating complaints received about the quality of the cannabis, and taking corrective action. Qualifications include experience in Quality Assurance Management in a similar production environment, proven knowledge and experience related to the duties of the position as well as a minimum of a science degree.
Jae Park, LeafLink - Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink
Jae Park is the Head of Business Development and Government Affairs at LeafLink - an essential, wholesale marketplace of cannabis brands and retailers. LeafLink is the presenting partner of Business of Cannabis' Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink virtual event April 13-17.
Albert Kim, Greenline POS - Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink
Albert Kim is the CEO and Founder of Greenline POS and a partner for Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink. His insights into how his retail customers are adapting and shifting in these challenging retail times - using Greenline POS technology - are enlightening.
Sahil Razdan, Torkin Manes - Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink
Sahil Razdan is an attorney at Torkin Manes LLP with expertise in data privacy, IP protection and the intersection of technology and consumers. He joined Business of Cannabis for the Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink program April 13-17 held online.
Mar. 31 | Benchmarks Update - Canada Cannabis Spot Index
This week's Canada Cannabis Spot Index report provides an update on the state of retail cannabis access across Canada in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the most part, cannabis cultivators and retailers have been deemed essential businesses and may stay open under the emergency orders issued by provincial governments. However, cannabis stores have been ordered to close in a couple smaller provinces. Online ordering remains an option, although delivery procedures have changed due to the current situation. As the pandemic develops, though, more stringent restrictions on businesses and Canadian residents may be imposed, which could result in notable pain for an industry that was already facing several challenges.
Apr. 3 | Virtual Lunch+Learn with Alison McMahon, Cannabis At Work
Alison McMahon is the Founder + CEO of Cannabis At Work, a long-time leader in the Canadian cannabis sector. As she says it, she's been, "recruiting for cannabis before it was cool." She will join Business of Cannabis for our Lunch+Learn series to speak about the current climate in the sector, and what both employers and employees should be thinking about and planning for during these challenging times.
Business of Cannabis Call In Live with Caryma Sa'd, Attorney and Executive Director of NORML Canada
Another in our the Business of Cannabis Virtual Event series, during this Call In Live event, Caryma Sa'd will discuss and answer questions about her work as an advocate, cannabis attorney and Executive Director of NORMAL Canada. Sign up today.
Mar. 30 | Settling in to the New Normal
As the world begins to settle in to the new normal of social distancing and working from home, the Business of Cannabis team is building toward a week-long, virtual event: Cannabis + Technology | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink. Find out more information about the partners and program. Follow Business of Cannabis on Twitter and LinkedIn for all the details. Read on...
Mar. 26, 2020 | Job of the Week - R&D Technologist - Kelowna, British Columbia
The Research and Development (R&D) Technologist will report directly to the Head of Research and Development and is responsible for leading various types of R&D projects, including those related to formulation, product development, process development and stability studies. View the full job listing.
BofC Live with George Smitherman, President + CEO, Cannabis Council of Canada
George Smitherman joined BofC Live for the first time after being named President and CEO of the Cannabis Council of Canada, the pre-eminent industry association representing cannabis producers. The conversation includes the issue related to the Business Development Bank of Canada not providing emergency relief for small business in the cannabis sector. As well, Smitherman discusses what it means to be a responsible retailer in the era of social distancing.
Mar. 24 | Benchmarks Update - Packaged Canadian Cannabis Inventory
Canadian cannabis sales have trended upward steadily since commencing in October 2018, with Cannabis Benchmarks projecting roughly 14,000 kilograms of product sold in February 2020. However, the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic is likely to result in disruption to Canada's still-developing adult-use market. Read on.
Business of Cannabis Call In Live with Jessica Moran, JESSCO - Navigating Communications Right Now
Jessica Moran of JESSCO will discuss and answer questions about navigating communications in the era of COVID-19, social distancing and lack of face-to-face engagement. Sign up to join us.