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Steve Smith

Steve Smith is Vice President of Marketing & Sales for Jet Label, Western Canada’s largest label manufacturer. Jet Label provides Canadian companies with labels, tags and custom tape since 1998 for a variety of industries including Food & Beverage, Nutraceutical, Pharmaceutical & Medical, Warehousing, and Retail Service including grocery stores. Always striving to help his customers succeed, Steve maintains good …

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Stephanie Ostrander

I have been working in the cannabis and hemp industry for three years founding, leading and supporting local business and networking associations such as Women Grow, CaneXions and the Chair of Alberta Cannabis Stakeholders Group. I also work as the recruitment coordinator for Cannabis At Work. We are Canada’s only recruiting agency focused on the cannabis and hemp industry and …

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Torsten Kuenzlen

CEO, SUNDIAL Torsten has spent two decades in executive positions all over the world with companies like Molson Coors and Coca-Cola. He’s an expert in team leadership, general management, change management, strategic planning and more. With Sundial, he oversees day-to-day operations, including production, expansion and service—all crucial as we bring our sales online and build innovative new facilities to accommodate nearly …

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Terry Kirstiuk

Vice President, Client Development; Chandos Construction Terry is a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Civil Engineering and has been in the construction industry for 39 years. Terry has experience in all aspects of the development and construction processes working in both the public and private sectors. He has served as permit issuer, inspector, planner, real estate manager, …

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Brent Glesby

Brent Glesby, Business Development Manager at Thermo Design Insulation, brings 23 years of experience in operating, designing and constructing climate controlled facilities. Brent has a formal education in economics and horticulture, along with training in project management, accounting and industrial building systems. Brent lives in Winnipeg with his wife and two children, braving the cold in winter and mosquitos in …

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John Clare

John Clare is currently the Director of Policy with the Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Secretariat, the federal office created to support the Government’s commitment to legalize, regulate and restrict the sale of cannabis. John has varied experience working in legislative and regulatory policy, and has held a range of positions over his 15 years at in the Government of Canada‎, …

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Gerald Proctor

Gerald is the Vice President of Government & Community Affairs for Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. In the past, Gerald managed Government Affairs for Target Canada in Western Canada and was the Chief of Staff to the Government Caucus in Saskatchewan prior to working for Executive Council in the Alberta government. Gerald has an Master’s Degree in Political Science (International Relations) …

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Greg Engel

Chief Executive Officer and Director; Organigram Mr. Engel is a senior executive with 30 years of national and international experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, cannabis and consumer packaged goods industries. Mr. Engel has led the creation, development and growth of several companies over the span of his career. An articulate and trusted voice in the burgeoning Canadian cannabis space, Mr. …

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Thank You, Calgary!

More than 2,300 Albertans joined together in Calgary, Alberta on March 1-3 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre to take part in Calgary’s first Cannabis Canada National Educational Conference and Business Opportunity Forum and #CannabisCon. The three-day event kicked off on Thursday evening with an invitation-only Medical Professional Dinner. This evening was focused on bringing a high level of intended …

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Halifax Conference Postponed

Following discussions with the Nova Scotia Provincial Government this week, we were advised that the Bill to legalize recreational cannabis would still be before the Nova Scotia Legislature on our original Halifax event dates of April 6th and 7th. This would restrict Nova Scotia’s Justices’ ability to participate. Based on discussions with all levels of government, we have decided to …