Cannabis Important Dates

September 4, 2018

The Planning Department will be returning to Council with proposed regulations and maps showing separation distances from schools and Alberta Healthcare Facilities.

September 6, 2018

We invite you to attend the Open House held in Council Chambers to gain a better understanding of the proposed changes to the Land Use Bylaw.   The feedback received will help Council to confirm the aspirations of the community.  Town Staff will be available to provide an overview of the regulations and answer questions regarding the process.

September 11 OR 18, 2018

The Planning Department proposes to bring Bylaw #26-2018 Cannabis Regulations forward for first reading on September 11, 2018. If extensive changes are required, the Bylaw will receive first reading on September 18, 2018.

October 1, 2018

The Planning Department will accept applications for an Occupying Space for Cannabis Stores starting on this date. Please note that all applications will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

October 2, 2018

The Public Hearing will be tentatively booked for this Council Meeting. At this time, Council will decide whether to do the second and third readings of the bylaw. The public could potentially submit their applications as early as October 3, 2018. The Municipal Planning Commission will hear these applications prior to the October 17, 2018 legalization date.

October 17, 2018

Recreational use of cannabis becomes legal with the Country of Canada.