BC Government announces $500,000 grant for Williams Lake Indian Band micro cannabis facility

The BC Government announced a $500,000 grant for the Williams Lake Indian Band’s micro cannabis facility last week as part of nearly $14 million to support development and recreational opportunities across rural BC. The grant will help the First Nation with the cost of building their new 6,000ft2 micro cannabis facility in Williams Lake, along with another $250,000 from the Northern Development Initiative Trust and several hundred thousand from Indigenous Services Canada. The Band estimates the total cost of the new facility, which will house not only a 2,100ft2 (200m2) micro cultivation and production facility, but a retail outlet for “farm to gate” sales of the facility’s products, will be around $2-2.5 million. A groundbreaking ceremony was shared on the Band’s Facebook page today. Although the BC government has not yet approved cannabis producers to … Continue reading BC Government announces $500,000 grant for Williams Lake Indian Band micro cannabis facility