Niagara College Cannabis Program Helping to Grow Local Business

Niagara College Cannabis Program Helping to Grow Local Business

Source: St. Catharines Standard

Niagara College’s commercial cannabis program, which is the first of its kind, offers a unique opportunity for students to gain high quality experiential learning in a growing industry.

A rapid shift in market conditions has allowed for new regulations and opportunity to arise in this sector. Niagara has shown that it has both the resources and the skills to help support the rise of commercial cannabis manufacturing.

CannTrust, a cannabis production company located in Pelham, has benefitted greatly from the skills that students in the internship program have brought to them and the support that Niagara offers to sustain this industry.

The award winning company currently employs 290 people, but they are looking to hire another 100 in the near future.

Read more at the St. Catharines Standard

  • Previous Media Release: Niagara Region Economic Development launches Ambassador Program
  • Next Niagara College Recognized at Canadian Brewing Awards