Bridging Finance Inc. is starting with a Cannabis store on the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba, according to chief executive officer David Sharpe. His firm is working with Popcann, which fashions pot stores from old shipping containers.
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'It’s historic': Peguis First Nation opening urban reserve in Winnipeg: plans to expand to include a pharmacy, a clinic, and a recreational cannabis shop.
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.
By Lenard Monkman · CBC News · Posted: Oct 16, 2018 Winnipeg facility expected to employ 150-200 people One First Nation is preparing to be a major player in Manitoba’s cannabis industry and hopes to provide jobs for its members in the process. “We have entered into all aspects of the cannabis industry — from production, to…
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
Some First Nations chiefs say the legalization of recreational cannabis is already creating badly needed jobs for their communities.
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.