Medical Cannabis Production facilities – board moves to allow this type of facility in industrial zones so that they do not occupy farm land for sustainable food production.
Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit told the RDOS board Thursday “We can shift marijuana production to the industrial areas, which have been underused. Let’s try to get to a trend that’s growing and capitalize on it like we’ve capitalized on wine.”
The Agricultural Land Commission allows cannabis production on farmland – deeming marijuana as a crop.
A large plan is contemplated on OIB land at the Senkulmen Industrial Park. That particular facility is being built by Sunniva Inc.
‘Wine Capital of Canada’ logo – ownership of logo to be assumed by the Town of Oliver.
Transit in the South Okanagan – new Penticton to Kelowna Service expected to be welcomed by all. Cost for Oliver is minimal. This was a discussion only on Thursday on a proposed MOU with BC Transit. No decision made. If all areas listed below say yes then service could begin in the fall of next year.