John Henderson Runs for Mayor; Gil Brocanier to retire

Today, John Henderson formally announced that he’s running for Mayor and, at the Council meeting tonight, Gil Brocanier announced that he would not be running again.  John released a statement (see link below) and said he had been working on a detailed platform for some time but was not yet ready to release it.  His statement said that he has “first-hand experiences based on twenty-three years being engaged in various Town Advisory Committees, a member as well as the chair of the Cobourg Police Service Board along with two consecutive Council terms as Planning and Development Coordinator and most recently as Deputy Mayor.“  He emphasized the need to communicate well with the public and that “we have to get better… Read complete articleJohn Henderson Runs for Mayor; Gil Brocanier to retire

Cobourg’s Cannabis Facility needs a lot of Hydro

A press release today provided some more information on Cobourg’s Cannabis factory.  The operating  company is FV Pharma but it is getting $55M of finance from Auxly Cannabis Group – formerly called Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (they get paid by getting 49.9% of the output) – so it’s really a joint venture.  FV Pharma still plans to be the “largest hydroponic indoor cannabis facility in the world” and in May they named  Belleville based Cornerstone Builders Ltd as the construction contractor for the first phase. They still expect the “first phase of construction to be complete and ready for Health Canada approval by the end of December 2018”.  But they also announced some changes: the facility will now include “a research… Read complete articleCobourg’s Cannabis Facility needs a lot of Hydro