The City of Victoria will soon be home to a pair of brand new, groundbreaking boutique cannabis destinations. Currently operating in Chilliwack B.C., Seed & Stone, in proud partnership with Songhees Nation, is excited to be at the centre of a new retail revitalization plan for B.C.’s capital.
The Songhees First Nation is getting into the cannabis business. Victoria city council has approved plans for the Songhees and partner Vikram Sachdeva to move forward with plans to open two cannabis retail stores in downtown Victoria — at 901 Gordon St. and another in The Bay Centre.
Two new cannabis shops are coming to downtown Victoria this spring, courtesy of a partnership between the Songhees Nation and a mainland B.C. cannabis retailer.
The provincial government declared cannabis retail business an essential service in March 2020. Chilliwack’s retail landscape for legal cannabis kept shifting in 2020.
Council also tells LCRB it won’t comment on new applications until pending applications are processed. More applications for recreational cannabis stores in Sidney will not considered until all pending applications have been processed.
The City of Delta recently received an application to open a cannabis retail store. The retail outlet by Seed and Stone would see an industrial property in the 600-block of Chester Avenue on Annacis Island rezoned to allow the sales operation a within a portion of an existing industrial building.
A cannabis company is to host a digital public information meeting next month on its plan to open a retail store on White Rock’s West Beach. According to a public notice, which was mailed to neighbours of the proposed location
Overriding question at the incomplete rezoning was how to measure the 300-metre minimum distance. The cannabis retail rezoning rules will have undergo a little tweaking in Chilliwack before any new pot store rezonings can be approved.