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Indigenous constitutional expert says Garden River cannabis shops are legal

Over 60 people gathered on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 to hear Del Riley, a former leader of the National Indian Brotherhood, and co-author of Section 25 and 35 of the Canadian Constitution, speak about the Indigenous right to run cannabis dispensaries on their own lands. The evening’s event came in the context of a recent raid on an indigenous cannabis dispensary in the territory, and a 50 person strong rally outside of Band Council offices.

North Shore Anishinabek Cannabis Association to hold founding meeting August 29th in Atikameksheng

Following in the footsteps of Anishinabek Cannabis entrepreneurs in Alderville and Pikwakanagan, a group of Anishinaabe people involved in the cannabis industry on the north shore of Lake Huron are taking steps to create their own association. The group is holding a one day meeting on August 29th, 2019 in…

Gathering to workshop a framework for Anishnabek self-regulation of the cannabis industry

On Saturday, March 9th, 2019 the Mississauga of Rice Lake Cannabis Association will be hosting a day long meeting in Alderville to bring together Anishinabek cannabis growers and dispensary owners to discuss, improve, and possibly adopt a common framework of self-regulation and community governance that puts the regulation and economic benefit…