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Have Your Say: Public Engagement

The legalization of recreational cannabis will have many impacts. Cannabis will become part of our local economy, it will be regulated through federal and provincial laws and in some of our bylaws. You may see it being produced and sold in our communities.

Our proposed Bylaw changes to accommodate the legalization of cannabis will incorporate feedback and input from residents and stakeholders. We will share publically the results of the public engagement process and the Bylaw amendment process will also invite comment from residents and stakeholders as it will include a public hearing.

You can participate in the process in these ways:

Fill out the online survey by May 15, 2018.

 Join us at one of our public engagement sessions on the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, Apr. 14, 4-6 p.m. (Anzac Recreation Centre)
  • Monday, Apr. 16, 4-8 p.m. (Suncor Community Leisure Centre main concourse, MacDonald Island Park)
  • Thursday, Apr. 19, 4-8 p.m. (Suncor Community Leisure Centre main concourse, MacDonald Island Park)
  • Friday, Apr. 27, 1-9 p.m. (Fort McMurray Tourism Spring Trade Show & Market, MacDonald Island Park)
  • Saturday, Apr. 28, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Fort McMurray Tourism Spring Trade Show & Market, MacDonald Island Park)
  • Sunday, Apr. 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Fort McMurray Tourism Spring Trade Show & Market, MacDonald Island Park)
  • Monday, May 7, 6-8 p.m. (Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre, AMEC Room)
  • Wednesday, May 9, 6-8 p.m (Janvier Municipal Office)
  • Thursday, May 10, 7-9 p.m. (Vista Ridge All Seasons Park)
  • Tuesday, May 15, 5-8 p.m. (Fort McKay Fire Hall)

Public engagement sessions were held in Fort Chipewyan (Mawami Hall) on Feb. 20 and in Conklin (Conklin Community Hall) on Feb. 22. 

We are also holding a series of stakeholder meetings with a variety of groups, associations and organizations as part of the public engagement process. Please contact pulse@rmwb.ca if your organization would like to request a one-on-one meeting with municipal representatives. We are open to meeting at your convenience to hear your ideas and thoughts and how we can best manage cannabis legalization together as a community.

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