am not an expert on politics, land use or zoning bylaws but I am deeply disheartened by North Cowichan’s decision to consider the province’s application for a cannabis shop despite the plea from Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour .
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B.C.’s largest First Nation is calling on the provincial government to rescind an application for a B.C. Cannabis store in a local shopping mall where its government hopes to open its own non-medical cannabis store.
Cowichan Tribes fears favouritism holding up pot shop applications: Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour wonders whether the province is playing fair ball with the First Nation.
B.C.’s minister responsible for cannabis says he’d be fine with government abandoning its plans for a public cannabis store in a Cowichan Valley shopping mall if would help cool a dispute with the largest First Nation in the province.
From CTV News Link to article by Robert Buffam, June 25th 2019 The Cowichan Tribes First Nation says the province is dragging its feet and costing it money as the band is forced to wait months longer than expected for a license to operate a cannabis retail store in Duncan.…
The Chief of Cowichan Tribes is frustrated that the province is dragging its feet in awarding a cannabis license for the Costa Canna store in Village Green Mall.
B.C.'s largest First Nation accuses province of conflict on cannabis licences: Cowichan wrestle with a wall of red tape, and are repeatedly rejected for nation-to-nation talks with the province, the B.C. government is competing against the First Nation.
The nation is looking to open one of the island’s first legal cannabis stores, Costa Canna, by mid-April. But because of the Nation’s history with substance abuse and addiction, it’s been a difficult decision to come to.>
A partnership led by Cowichan Tribes is planning to open the first legal cannabis store in the Cowichan Valley next month.
Phil Fontaine, an Indigenous politician turned marijuana executive, has spent the last year travelling the country and talking to First Nations about jobs, wealth and training opportunities the burgeoning marijuana business could bring.