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Wednesday, November 14 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cannabis and Indigenous Communities

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Indigenous communities across Ontario have varying perspectives on the potential opportunities and concerns presented by the legalization of cannabis. From employment and economic development opportunities, jurisdictional issues, use of cannabis as a medicine to its potential risks and harms. Hear from an Indigenous leader about what this new regime can mean for his and other Indigenous communities and how he and his colleagues have been preparing for this change.

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Wade Cachagee

President, Cree-Tech Inc
Wade has been the President of Cree-Tech Inc., a 100% Aboriginally owned company, providing GIS/Geomatics services to Indigenous communities, government and the forestry/mining/energy sectors for over 23 years.  He was also Chief of the Chapleau Cree First Nation, elected when he... Read More →

Wednesday November 14, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Giovanni Room