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Recreational cannabis is now legal in Canada! With that being said, Canada is officially the second country to legalize recreational cannabis. So much to come in Canada! In the meantime, here is a list of fun, different and unique events that you can enjoy.

Cannabis Events Canada 2019

CGC Fore20 Golf Tournament and Market

Canada Cannabis events

When: Aug. 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Where: 2458 Mamquam Rd, Squamish, BC V8B 0H8, Canada

Price: $10-$600


• 9:30 AM – 11 AM: Registration

• 11 AM – Market Opens – Meet craft producers, purchase products and check out tasty samples

• 12 PM – 5:30 PM: Shotgun start, Golf is fun Scramble format (all levels of golfers welcome)

• 6:30PM+: Buffet Dinner and Evening Program

More HERE.

Plant. Drug. Medicine – A Clinical review of Cannabis and Cannabinoids Workshop

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When: August 27, 2019, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Where: 200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, North York, Ontario M2J 4R4 Canada

Price: $385.00

Canada has a booming cannabis industry; those involved or planning to be involved in the clinical care of patients using cannabis need to have an understanding of how cannabis, cannabinoids and cannabis terpenes interact with our physiology.

Course Outline

  • Intro to cannabis (Phenotypes, Chemotypes, Cannabinoids, Terpenes and Flavonoids)
  • The Endocannabinoid System and Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome
  • Prescribing and obtaining legal cannabis in Canada
  • Dosage, Safety, Adverse Effects, Methods of Administration, Pharmacokinetics, Synergy, Contraindications, Drug Interactions.
  • Case studies

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for those who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis from a clinical perspective. It is ideal for those working with patients who are thinking about or are taking cannabis regularly; Patient Educators, Clinic Coordinators, Pharmacists, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, and Naturopaths.

More HERE.

An evening with cannabis expert Dr. Ethan Russo

Cannabis events in canada 2019

When: August 27, 2019, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm PDT

Where: 460 Doyle Ave, Vancouver, B.C. V1Y 0C2 Canada

Price: Free

Ethan Russo, MD, is an internationally recognized cannabis expert. He will be in Kelowna for the evening to present his talk entitled, The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis, No “Strain,” No Gain.

Dr. Russo is a board-certified neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher, and former Senior Medical Advisor to GW Pharmaceuticals. He served as study physician to GW Pharmaceuticals for three Phase III clinical trials of Sativex. He has published numerous book chapters, and over thirty articles in neurology, pain management, cannabis, and ethnobotany.

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Calgary Budtender Bash

cannabis events in canada 2019

When: Aug 27, 2019, 8:00 PM – Aug 28, 2019, 12:00 AM


National on 10th
341 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A5 Canada

Price: Free

Lift & Co. wants to share our appreciation for your contribution to the cannabis community by throwing you a bash in your city.

Join us for a night of free food, alcohol, giveaways, and mingling with other budtenders and players in the industry. Learn more about our platform and how we’re educating consumers on making informed purchases.

Your RSVP will also get you an entry into a contest to win a trip for 2 to Toronto to attend the Canadian Cannabis Awards. This year we’ve added retailer and budtender awards. Share this event with your budtender friends to earn extra entries.

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When: Sept. 4-6, 2019, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front St West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

Price: $699-$899

MJBizConINT’L is where business, research, and policy intersect to define the future of the global cannabis industry. Join an international audience for three days of networking and educational programming on the conditions, trends and opportunities in the global cannabis marketplace, as MJBizConINT’L returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this September 4-6.

Brought to you by the editors of Marijuana Business Daily, MJBizConINT’L is the place to empower executives, investors and entrepreneurs for success in the global cannabis industry.

More HERE.

Edmonton Certification -Culinary Cannabis Association


Start: Wednesday September 4th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Ends: Thursday September 5th, 2019 @ 9:00 PM

Where: The Baron 4216a 12 St NE, Calgary

Price: $400

Day 1 | Culinary Cannabis Intro, Decarboxylation
  Cannabis 101
History of Culinary Cannabis
How Cannabis Works When Ingested
Terpenes 101 / Blind Smell Test

 Day 2 | Terpenes, Pairing, Dosing
  Terpenes and Pairing
Recipe Development
Compliant Consumption (optional)

More HERE.

Ontario Cannabis Festival

cannabis events canada 2019

When: Sept. 7, 2019, 11AM

425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener, ON N2B 3X7

Price: $16.95-$90

Love Cannabis. Learn Cannabis. Share Culture.


The Ontario Cannabis Festival is a premier cannabis event. Celebrating ganja with entertainment, education and all the munchies you could ask for. Bring Your Own Cannabis.

More HERE.

Karma Cup

When: Sept 7-8, 2019

Where: TBA

Price: CA$42.12

Please join us, be a part of Canada’s Largest ticketed Cannabis-Pride Festival. Our event is scheduled to occur September 8th & 9th.  We have created four unique sponsorship levels, plus a la carte sponsorship options and three types of booth space. We invite you to contact us, to explore how we can customize your experience and deliver the value that your brand needs.

More HERE.

Fran’s picnic bash

When: September 7,2019, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm MDT


Bowness Park

Price: Free

Location changed to bowness park!!! Most likely west end picnic area 🙂
Bring picnic lunches, frisbee’s baseballs, soccer balls, chairs, etc. There are some picnic tables available, coal bbq’s and fire pits!!
As most know Fran’s cancer has returned, this is our chance to get together as a group , and let her know how loved she is ❤️
Bring your love and laughter!
Suggestions for a back up plan in case of bad weather are welcome.

HPLC School-Cannabis, Pharmaceutical & Food

canada cannabis events 2019

When: September 9, 2019, 5:00 pm – September 20, 2019, 9:00 pm EDT


AAPS Training Center
200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4R4

Price: CAD $1495

Certificate Program Outline

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) is an analytical technique for separating organic compounds in order to analyze their properties. HPLC is utilized in many industries such as biological, pharmaceutical, food, environmental and cannabis to analyze samples.

HPLC is a very popular instrument for compound analysis since it is simple to learn and easy to use. Modern HPLC are applied in quality control (QC) and research and development (R&D) to separate, identify, purify and quantify compounds. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is commonly used to quantify the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) or label claim (LC). In the cannabis industry, HPLC is the primary instrument to determine %THC, %THCA, %CBD and %CBDA.

Introduction to High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) principles
Preparation of mobile phase, samples and standards
Perform system suitability analysis
Column setup and troubleshooting
HPLC identification, assay and impurities tests
Operations of Agilent and Waters HPLC system
Navigation through Millennium (Empower) and ChemStation software
Introduction to method validation and technology transfer

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Cannabis – QC, Specifications, Analytical Testing Requirements Workshop

canada cannabis events 2019

When: September 11,2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm EDT


AAPS Training Center
200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4R4

Price: CAD $585.00 + HST

This workshop will cover aspects in Quality Control, certificate of analysis, analytical testing procedure and laboratory techniques on Marijuana for Medical Purpose – topics include:
  • Equipment: Calibration and Qualification
  • Certificate of Analysis (CofA)
  • Reference Standards
  • Regulated under GMP, SOP and Safety guidelines

Course Outline

  • Brief Review of ACMPR Analytical Testing Requirements
  • Work in GMP regulated laboratory and follow SOPs
  • Theory and background for each type of testing
  • Assay for THCA, THC, CBDA, CBD, CBN, etc.
  • Testing for Aflatoxin, Residual Solvents, Pesticides, Terpene and Heavy Metals

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Cannabis Retail Operations and Management Workshop

When: September 12 – 13, 2019


AAPS Training Center
200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4R4

Price: CAD $795

The Cannabis Act establishes that provincial, territorial and municipal governments will determine the framework for the retail distribution of cannabis. As a result of each province creating their own retail model, a patchwork system has formed across Canada with different rules and regulations depending on what province and municipality you plan to operate in.

Opportunities to establish private cannabis retail businesses will be available in Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador. Applications for a cannabis retail licence will be primarily handled by the liquor and gaming control boards of each province. It is important for potential retailers to properly prepare themselves in order to ensure that they will successfully obtain the required licence(s) and authorization.

Course Outline:

  • Cannabis Retail Regulations, Licensing and Application Requirements
  • Cannabis Botany, Product Categories and Responsible Retailing
  • Cannabis Retail Operations
  • Supply Chain Management, Buying and Merchandising
  • Store Design and Layout
  • Staff management, training and development.

More HERE.

Grow Up Cannabis Conference and Expo 2019

Canada cannabis events

When: Sept. 12-15, 2019, 7AM-6PM

Scotiabank Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9

Price: $95-$449

This is an exclusive ticketed event, aimed at professionals looking to expand their knowledge and network in Canada’s fastest-growing industry.

2-day Industry conference. Includes access to the opening keynote, all panels and sessions, exhibition area, exhibit networking café, networking party and coffee breaks.

Learn from the professionals. Grow at Home Workshop was created for the recreational user that wants to learn how to grow at home, legally, safety and responsibly.

More HERE.

Cannabis Tissue Culture Workshop

canada cannabis events 2019

When: September 14, 2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm EDT


AAPS Training Center
200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4R4

Price: $585.00

Plant tissue culture is a group of methods in which plant fragments, seeds, or individual cells may be used to propagate genetically identical offspring. Although not new to the plant sciences, tissue culture has been rapidly gaining popularity in the cannabis sector due to its ability to produce large numbers of identical plants under sterile laboratory conditions.

More HERE.

International Cannabis Business Conference Vancouver 2019

When: Sept 15, 12:00 AM – Mon, Sep 16, 11:59 PM PDT


The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Price: $399-$499

The International Cannabis Business Conference strives to bring important knowledge to those in the cannabis industry or interested about the industry. Our professional program will provide the information needed to help businesses and entrepreneurs succeed in the cannabis industry as well as valuable networking opportunities.

More HERE.


Cannabis events in canda 2019

When: Sept. 20-22, 2019, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Where: Calgary TBA

Price: $197-$235

Conceived and produced by women, Symposia offers a different take on a cannabis conference. Welcome to a gathering that will leave you recharged and inspired, not overwhelmed and tired.

Symposia offers workshops for personal development, offerings of beautiful goods and holistic services that promise to elevate the weekend into a rare self-care experience.

From our Living Library to the Promenade, we’ve endeavoured to provide a unique experience in an atmosphere of unity, relaxation and collaboration.

More HERE.

Cannabis Extraction Workshop

canada cannabis events 2019

When: September 21, 2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm EDT


AAPS Training Center
200 Consumers Road, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4R4

Price: $585.00

With special focus on supercritical extractions, this workshop will guide the attendee through the extraction processes found in a typical LP, from the milling of the plant material to the final formulated product. Here you will:

  • Learn about extraction technologies and a summary of each type
  • Learn about the supercritical phase of CO2 and its use as an extraction solvent
  • Perform a simulation of common extraction processes.

Course Outline

  • Extraction technologies and a summary of each type
  • The supercritical phase of CO2 and its use as an extraction solvent
  • Extraction equipment and their role in the extraction process

More HERE.

Cheech & Chong: O Cannabis Canada Tour 2019

Cheech And Chong Canada Tour

When & Where:

September 22 Toronto, ON – Roy Thomson Hall
September 23 Montreal, QC – Théâtre Maisonneuve
September 25 Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Concert Hall
September 26 Kitchener, ON – Centre in the Square
September 28 London, ON – Performance Stage at Budweiser Gardens
September 29 Thunder Bay, ON – Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
October 01 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
October 02 Regina, SK – Conexus Arts Centre
October 03 Saskatoon, SK, TCU Place
October 04 October Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
October 06 Victoria, BC – Royal Theatre
October 07 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
October 09 Penticton, BC – South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC)
October 10 Abbotsford Centre Abbotsford, BC

Price: $55-$125 (Incl. GST) + s/c

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The Collector’s Cup

Canada Cannabis Events 2019

When: September 22, 2019, 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm PDT

Where: 6163 University Blvd, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1 Canada

Price: Free – $200.00

Join Us For An Amazing Night Of Geekdom!
A different type of best bud competition featuring a panel of certified Cannabis Sommeliers and industry experts.

This event will be the first to celebrate product appreciation skills together with the amazing growers and breeders that have made our industry possible. Have fun while expanding your skills learning about the hottest varieties on the market!

General Admission

  • Cannabis Sommelier Skills Development Area including a wide range of isolated terpenes set up to practice your blind ID skills at your own pace
  • Landrace Educational Booths will teach you about the origins of today’s most sought after cannabis varieties
  • A chance to participate in the Collector’s Cup
  • Show-and-Tell will be inviting Collector’s Cup participants to talk about their personal stash with a product expert on stage. Think ‘Antiques Roadshow of cannabis’
  • Live music, guest DJ’s and a cash bar with top-notch beer/wine selections
  • The Collector’s Cup awards ceremony

More HERE.

Winnipeg Certification – Culinary Cannabis Association


Starts: Monday September 23rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Ends: Tuesday September 24th, 2019 @ 9:00 PM

Where: Millenium Centre, 389 Main St, Winnipeg

Price: $400

Day 1 | Culinary Cannabis Intro, Decarboxylation
  Cannabis 101
History of Culinary Cannabis
How Cannabis Works When Ingested
Terpenes 101 / Blind Smell Test

 Day 2 | Terpenes, Pairing, Dosing
  Terpenes and Pairing
Recipe Development
Compliant Consumption (optional)

More HERE.

*Cannabis Career Festival

engage with passionate cannabis professionals
Cannabis Career Festival

When: Sep 27, 10 AM – 8 PM EDT


Locomotive Hall, Steam Whistle Brewing

255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3M9, Canada

Price: $19.99 – $24.99

The Cannabis Career Festival is an experiential event where you will engage with passionate cannabis professionals, business leaders, and educators.

It’s a festival for people who want to know more about the options for one of their biggest life choices – their job.

If you’re interested in joining Canada’s fastest growing sector, this event is for you.


*Expo Cannabis Montreal

Quebec’s premier event for the cannabis industry
Expo Cannabis Montreal Poster

When: October 3 – 4, 2019


Place Bonaventure

900 Rue de la Gauchetière O, Montréal, QC H5A 1E4, Canada

Price: $30-$195

Join like-minded industry professionals working in all aspects of the Cannabis Industry, including Licensed Producers, growers, investors, suppliers, healthcare providers, job-seekers and media at this premier event showcasing the best products, services and world-class speakers the industry has to offer. This is the place to learn and share everything there is to know about the cannabis industry


*HempFest Cannabis Expo Halifax

When: Oct 2019, 12:00 PM – 6 Oct 2019, 5:00 PM ADT


Halifax Exhibition Centre

200 Prospect Road, Goodwood, NS B2T1P2

Price: $15 – $40

HempFest Canada is bringing the HempFest Cannabis Expo to Nova Scotia! This consumer trade show focuses on all aspects of the cannabis and hemp industries, and is open to the public (19+).

More HERE.

*Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2019

 ultimate connection point for growers, suppliers and research partners
Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2019 poster

When: October 9-10, 2019

Where: Scotiabank Convention Centre – Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Price: Free

As Canada’s foremost event for commercial greenhouse flower, vegetable, cannabis, berry and nursery growers, the Canadian Greenhouse Conference (CGC) is the ultimate connection point for growers, suppliers and research partners. Held annually since 1979 the CGC is committed to:

*Providing a high-quality conference experience for the extension of information through               speakers, workshops, demonstrations and exhibits.

*Offering networking opportunities for growers and industry.

*Funding research and education within Canada, through the Cecil Delworth Foundation, to                improve the Canadian greenhouse industry.


*HempFest Cannabis Expo Calgary

Hemp Fest Calgary

When: 11 Oct 2019, 3:00 PM – 12 Oct 2019, 4:00 PM MDT


Big Four Building

1801 Big Four Trail Southeast, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1, Canada

Price: $15 – $40

The HempFest Cannabis Expo returns to Calgary for its 4th year! Canada’s premier cannabis expo series will feature exhibitors & speakers from all aspects of the HEMP and CANNABIS industries.

More HERE.

*HempFest Canada

Environment for industry pioneers in the Cannabis Industry
Hempfest Cannabis Expo Poster

When: Oct 11-12, 2019


Calgary, AB

Big 4 Building, Stampede Park

Price: $15-$20

The HempFest Cannabis Expo provides an environment for industry pioneers, as well as new and existing consumers to learn more about one of North America’s fastest growing industries, and one of the world’s most valuable plants.

Come to connect with fellow consumers, patients, industry members, entrepreneurs, job seekers and local leaders. Leave with new relationships built, stories shared, the latest innovative products, and a ton of new knowledge on how the cannabis plant can benefit you and your community.


*Cannabis Marketing Summit: Edibles & Retail

When: October 16 @ 9:00 am – October 18 @ 3:00 pm MDT

Where: Calgary, AB, Canada


Marketing professionals will experience 3 days of highly engaging and interactive sessions focused on the recreational cannabis industry 1-year into legalization. Edibles will be legal on Oct 17th, we will celebrate both the anniversary and this momentus occasion with a spotlight on Edibles and the Retail environment.

This Summit is unique in it’s approach to providing an engaging professional learning environment that promotes networking, inspirational thinking and hands on experiences with brands who are leading and defining the future of Cannabis in Canada. Hear from industry insiders and trailblazing brands and retailers about activating cannabis brands, ad standards, experiential marketing, compliance and more.

Register now to recieve EARLY BIRD pricing:

More HERE.

*Cannabis Education Today Toronto

When: Oct 18, 2019


Price: $30-$50

Cannabis Education Today is an interprofessional Conference & Expo that brings together all health care professionals including physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses and specialists for a full day of neutral education on cannabis.

Learn from experienced experts and clinicians offering evidence-based cannabis education, including the treatment and management of all patients ranging from recreational to medical users. Attendees will learn from top industry speakers and clinicians, as well as have the opportunity to network and discover new products on our dynamic trade show floor. Join us as we break down the barriers in cannabis education and provide you with current evidence, research, and expert opinions so that you can decide the best treatment for your patients.

More HERE.


When: 23 October 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT


Nepean Sailing Club
3259 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2H 1A6

Price: $150 – $325

The A&WMA Ottawa Valley Chapter presents its featured fall workshop, providing an in-depth look at the environmental aspects of the production of cannabis under Canada’s new regulations. Our expert speakers will explore the environmental challenges of the growing cannabis industry and provide thoughtful insight on management practices.

More HERE.

*Cannabis Consumer & Business Expo

When: Nov 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – Nov 24, 2019, 8:00 PM EST


Queen Elizabeth Building
100 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

Price: CA$15 – CA$180

Cannabis Consumer Expo is a place where consumers can learn about different options and health benefits of Cannabis products and services on the market today. 100,s of exhibitors and industry professionals will be available to answer questions. Be prepared with questions, be ready to learn about new products, services and what other options are available. It’s a must-see event. A host of business seminars, workshops & business opportunities will be available.

More HERE.

*Ottawa Industry Day Conference

When: Nov. 22, 2019


Price: $15

With the advancement of legalization, the Cannabis Expo is an important step in showing the world the professionalism and maturity of the expanding industry. Join industry leaders from across Canada in an interactive forum educating on the latest technology, research and benefits of cannabis. Don’t miss comprehensive networking opportunities while exploring industry related exhibits as we build the foundation for the future of Cannabis in Canada.

More HERE.

*Ottawa Cannabis & Hemp Expo

When: Nov. 23-24, 2019


Price: $15

With the advancement of legalization, the Cannabis Expo is an important step in showing the world the professionalism and maturity of the expanding industry. Join industry leaders from across Canada in an interactive forum educating on the latest technology, research and benefits of cannabis. Don’t miss comprehensive networking opportunities while exploring industry related exhibits as we build the foundation for the future of Cannabis in Canada.

More HERE.


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