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MJardin Awarded Cultivation & Processing License from Health Canada for its Largest Facility

MJardin announced that the Company received a C$11 million payment towards the previously announced Letter of Intent (LOI) joint venture agreement with Peguis First Nation (51%) that will see Peguis purchase the existing land and buildings from MJardin and additionally fund the capital expenditures required to complete Phase 2 of the facility for approximately C$20.5 million. The joint venture agreement is expected to close in early 2020.

Urban reserves are tests of reconciliation

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.

Peguis First Nation a partner in what may be Manitoba’s biggest cannabis cultivation facility

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…