Niagara College to announce new educational partnership

Niagara College, the Mayor of Niagara on the lake and the President of Canopy Growth are set to make an important announcement Tuesday regarding a significant educational partnership.

The announcement is set for April 17th at 9:30 at Tweed Farm, a major producer of medical marijuana.

The college will launch its Commercial Cannabis Production program, the first in Canada, this fall at its NOTL campus.

Al Unwin, associate Dean of Niagara College’s School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies says "The program will produce graduates who are skilled and knowledgeable Greenhouse and Control Environmental Technicians who are also trained in all of the procedures, requirements, regulations and standards for this industry.”