- Economic Development
- International Trade
- Justice and Law Enforcement
- Regional Development
- Small Business
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Bill C-45 - The Cannabis Act: Revising the application of excise tax on medical cannabis.
- C-45: The Cannabis Act: Working to develop proposed amendments to the Legislation as a prescribed review approaches.
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program
- Cannabis Amnesty. The Council is actively engaged in encouraging government officials to take a proactive stance in the elimination/ expungement of Canadians with Criminal records for the posession of Cannabis for personal consumption.
Policies or Program
- CRA Excise stamp logistics and placement on adult consumer use cannabis products
- Calling for enhanced inclusion in Government Agency Programs at Business Development Bank (BDC) and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) as well as Export Development Canada (EDC) for the Cannabis Sector.
- Seek deferal of 2.3 % regulatory fee charged to the sector as well as deferal on the remittance of collected Excise taxes to enhance the liquidity in the sector due to higher operating costs related to COVID - 19.
Policies or Program, Regulation
- Bill C-45: The Cannabis Act: Working to develop an appropriate marketing and branding regime that allows for producers to Differentiate their products
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Export Development Canada (EDC)
Farm Credit Canada (FCC)
Finance Canada (FIN)
Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
Health Canada (HC)
House of Commons
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
Justice Canada (JC)
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Public Safety Canada (PS)
Rural Economic Development (Minister’s Office)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The Cannabis Council of Canada (C3) is Canada's voice for producers and processors of cannabis licensed by Health Canada under the Cannabis Act. Building on a model of medicinal marijuana initiated nearly 20 years ago Canada legalized adult use recreational cannabis in 2018. The association leads efforts to grow the sector and to raise matters of concern with Health Canada our primary regulator as well as many other governmental authorities.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
President & CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membership
All Producers (LP) and Processors of Cannabis licensed under the Cannabis Act may be members of the Cannabis Council of Canada. Associate members are drawn from ancillary businesses and service providers. Associate members do not enjoy voting rights.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
P.O. Box 81071
111 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 1B1
Lobbyists employed by the organization