PANEL DISCUSSION: FROM THE FRONT LINES OF CANNABIS IN CANADA
Gain insight and lessons learned from early adopters, including top insurers, licensed producers, employers and legal experts on the best ways to prepare your business for cannabis. Discover available resources to help your company navigate cannabis in both the medical and recreational context.
Moderator: Adam Hanson, Manager of Special Projects, Johnston Group Inc.
Adam joined Johnston Group in 2017 in a diverse role focused on providing support to company leadership. Prior to joining the company, Adam held management roles in accounting, finance and group benefits. Adam’s group benefits experience is primarily in the oversight of fraud prevention and detection for health and dental claims and the formation of business partnerships within the Canadian prescription drug landscape.
ABOUT YOUR PANELISTS:
Matt Gaudry, Director of Product Support and Management, Great-West Life Assurance Company
Matt has 10 years of experience working in the Group Life and Health space. He spent a majority of that time in the prescription drug space and has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Currently he oversees maintenance, support and product development for existing Group Life and Health products on the GWL product shelf.
John Arbuthnot, CEO, Delta 9 Cannabis
John co-founded Delta 9 in 2012 and is responsible for management of Delta 9's activities under its licenses and regulatory compliance. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Svt Capital Corp and has been Director at Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. since October 31, 2017.
Mark Rolnick, VP of Employer Health Solutions, Shoppers Drug Mart
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Jamie Jurczak, Lawyer, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Experienced in all facets of management-side labour and employment law, and an experienced civil litigator, Jamie’s practice has a special focus on occupational health and safety matters. She is well versed in assisting clients in responding to serious workplace accidents, addressing administrative appeals of regulatory orders, defending employers charged under provincial and federal occupational health and safety legislation, and performing regulatory compliance reviews and audits. Jamie is also experienced at conducting independent workplace harassment and violence investigations. She is a sought after speaker on various OHS, human rights, employment law, human resources, and general civil litigation topics. She is recognized as one of the leading OHS lawyers in Canada by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
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