This audio was recorded at the September 4-5 2019 AFN National Cannabis Summit at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
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One approach to mitigating treaty violations is the additions-to-reserve process. In short, First Nations purchase land from a private owner and apply to transfer it to their reserves. Government helps in the process. Under the Treaty Land Entitlement process, Manitoba has also set aside $190 million to assist First Nations to acquire private land for the purpose of adding to their reserves.
About 200 people registered for a Friday cannabis legalization conference hosted by Red River College, spending the day learning about the basics of marijuana, from plant anatomy to cultivation to retail sales.
Cannabis count: Who’s in and who’s not in Indigenous country? all about the new economic, political and cultural landscape unfolding in the wake of cannabis’ legalization in Canada, information about how Indigenous communities were reacting
Wednesday's recreational weed legalization sets the stage for a complicated clash on some First Nations, pitting Indigenous self-governance rights and social policy against federal legislation and economic promise
Some of our communities have attracted private sector partners to help us grow, process, package and wholesale cannabis, producing hundreds of sustainable jobs. Retail stores will follow which will help the provincial government realize its goal of reasonable access to cannabis for all Manitobans.
EDITORIAL: Manitoba First Nations Chiefs see cannabis as opportunity for economic development