There’s lots to love about February if you love cannabis. We’ve rounded up educational workshops, cooking classes, infused dinners, and more cannabis-centric events happening across Canada this month.
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When: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: GVPL Central Branch Community Room, 735 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC
Join Susan Boyd, PhD, Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria as she documents the history of prohibition, and our resistance to it. Her new book, “Busted” illustrates Canadian drug prohibition policies through archival and contemporary documents from as far back as the 1700s.
When: Feb. 27, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Flower Of Life Integrative Health, 4708 34th Street, #105, Vernon, BC
Set your intentions and go deep into meditation with cannabis as a spirit plant medicine teacher and ally. Receive information and healing in a safe and sacred space. Feel free to bring a pillow, blanket, water bottle, yoga mat, and any other ceremonial items. Admission costs $25.
When: Feb. 23, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Hervana, 595 Howe Street, Unit 506, Vancouver, BC
Hear from candid canna-fabulous experts have real talk on what sex is like with Cannabis lubes while sharing tips and tools to help keep it wet, wild and fun. Mary Jane Mimosas, granola, Tarot reading and, ’grammable flower walls! Tickets range from $35 to $40.
When: Feb. 7, 2019, from 6:30 p.m.to 9 p.m.
Where: The Dandelion, 1048 8th St. SE, Calgary, AB
The Valentine’s edition of this 18+ event will feature activist and author Lisa “Mamakind” Kirkman reading and talking about her book Sex Pot: Marijuana Lover’s Guide to Gettin It On, along with Julie Ann Matheson speaking about cannabis as an aphrodisiac and the link to sexual health.
When: Feb. 10, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Cafe Koi, 1011 1st St. SW, Calgary, Alberta
Ellementa Calgary hosts this Women’s Wellness Gathering empowering knowledge and conversation about sex, love, and self-care with cannabis with guest experts, author Lisa ‘Mamakind’ Kirkman and Madysun Ball, CEO and Founder of Lova Organics and co-founder of Sakred Alchemy.
When: Feb. 16, 2019, 4:20 – 11 PM MST
Where: Calgary Cannabis Club, 4600 Bowness Rd., Calgary, AB
Post Valentine’s Day, swing by the Calgary Cannabis Club to celebrate your deep, sweet lovin’ for the good green grass with a hearty hit of concentrates. The Club promises a variety of games and activities, and maybe even a few romantic surprises.
When: Feb. 23 to 24, 2019,
Where: RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., Winnipeg, MB
A festivus for the rest of us! Newcomers and seasoned veterans are welcome at HempFest Winnipeg. Savour cannabis cooking demos with Chef Allan Pineda, watch a bong come to life with glassblowers from Box Car Studios, hear inspiring talks led by industry leaders, and peruse the dozens of exhibitors!
When: Feb. 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Toronto-Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin St., Toronto, ON
So you want to open up a cannabis shop? Take advantage of a free seminar for cannabis industry professionals, hosted by Cova Software. The one-day seminar is designed to help you navigate the process of opening a cannabis retail store in Ontario.
When: Feb. 2, 2019, 3 sessions at 9 a.m. to noon, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 477 Richmond Street West, Floor 8, Studio 808, Toronto, ON
Warm up your February by learning to cook cannabis-infused comfort food with the Cannabis Cooking Co. Participants will whip up a raspberry and peach crumble and lollipops both packed with a cannabis punch. The hands-on workshop costs $125.
When: Feb. 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: TMX Broadcast Centre, The Exchange Tower, 130 King St. West, Toronto, ON
The cannabis industry’s influence is far-reaching, affecting public health and safety, policy-making, the economy and talk of a ‘pot-com’ bubble. As various issues get worked out post-legalization, what challenges do journalists face in informing the public in a responsible manner? Tickets range from $15 to $25.
When: Feb. 9, 2019, 3 sessions at 9 a.m. to noon, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 477 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada Floor 8 Studio 808
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and coffee at the Cannabis Cooking Co’s first ever Savoury and Sauces class. Learn how to make amazing sauces that can be applied to almost any savoury dish, and take your infusions to a whole other level. Includes a t-shirt and your savoury creation. The hands-on workshop costs $125.
When: Feb. 20, 2019, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 471 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON
For members of CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers), and those who appreciate the finer things in life. In partnership with Grapewitches, CAPS and Lifford Cannabis Solutions this event will feature infused dining and natural wine with a panel of all-star Toronto chefs experimenting with infused cuisine. Hosted by the
When: Feb. 10, 2019, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Bedford Legion, 1772 Bedford Hwy., Bedford, NS
MUMM (Maritimers Unite for Medical Marijuana) presents this Valentine’s bazaar and educational forum, billed as a hazy afternoon of vendors, food, door prizes, and educational seminars.