YCIF MTL - Cannabis Industry: 2018 – The End Of Prohibition

Date: Tuesday, February, 6th 2018
Time: 07:30am to 09:00am
Location: KPMG
600 de Maisonneuve Blvd W., 17th floor, Montréal H3A 0A3
Price: Free for YCIF Members
25$CAD for non-Members
Keynote speaker: Will Stewart, Managing Principal, Toronto, Navigator
Maximum attendees: 72
Chapter: Montreal

Young Canadian in Finance Montreal is pleased to invite you to a breakfast conference about the end of cannabis prohibition in Canada.

We will have the pleasure to welcome as speaker, Mr. Will Stewart, Managing Principal, Toronto at Navigator, Canada's leading high stakes public strategy and communications firm.

Mr Stewart will discuss the history of this nascent industry from a political and business standpoint, the differences between medical and recreational cannabis and what it means for business, as well as an overview of where we are now, and predictions for the future.  

He will also touch on the far more complicated world of edibles and concentrates which the government will seek to regulate 12 months after July 2018.

30 mars FR

When : February 6th, from 7:30am to 9am
Where : KPMG, 600 de Maisonneuve W., 17th floor, Montreal

Free event for members, but registration is required. 25$ for non-members.


Event Schedule :

7:30am : Breakfast and Networking

8:00am : Presentation by Will Stewart

9:00am : End of event


About Will Stewart :

As a Managing Principal at Navigator and founding Principal at Ensight, Will has earned the trust and respect of leaders in corporations, government and not-for-profit organizations for his expertise as one of Canada’s leading public affairs advisors.

Will has demonstrated expertise in qualitative research, media relations, campaign planning and reputation management and recovery. He provides strategic planning, research and communications counsel to clients in a diverse variety of traditional and emerging sectors, including an expertise in Canada’s legal cannabis sector where he works with a series of licensed producers and other organizations in the space.

Prior to joining Navigator and founding Ensight, Will served as Chief of Staff to the Honourable John Baird in a variety of portfolios.

A respected media commentator on politics, public policy and social media, Will appears regularly on television, radio, and in print as a strategist. Will was honoured to be chosen by the Hill Times as a member of its Top 100 Lobbyists for six consecutive years and was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contributions to Canadian public policy.


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