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January

Start Date: January 14, 2020

End Date: April 21, 2020

Module One: Introduction to Commercial Plant Production
Students will learn to identify the key differences in plant characteristics, receive an introduction to treatment techniques and Integrated Pest Management and the fundamentals of how to design and optimize the environment for commercial-scale cannabis production. In addition, students will study irrigation options and techniques; growing mediums and hydroponic systems; crop cycles; drying and storage procedures—all within the scope of Health Canada’s strict regulations.

Module Two: Introduction to Good Production Practices, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Health Canada’s Regulations
Students will study the foundational topics and concepts in Good Production Practices including sanitation, security, storage, labelling, destruction, Standard Operating Procedure design and implementation, and record keeping. Students will also examine the key concepts in Quality Management Systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, an introduction to the history of legal and regulatory changes, and the application process for becoming a micro or standard licensed producer.

Who should attend?

Those who would like to learn more about the Cannabis Industry, working in or operating a Cannabis facility.

What you will Learn

  • Introduction to the Cannabis Plant
  • Facility and Cultivation Design and Cultivation Inputs
  • Pests and Disease
  • Environmental Conditions and Monitoring
  • Good Production Practices and Post Processing
  • Security
  • Quality Assurance, Quality Control & Quality Management System
  • Regulations and Laws

Prerequisite:

None

Your Facilitator:

Mathew Columbro

Duration:

14 Weeks, Online

Location:

Online

Investment:

$ 1499.00 plus HST

Contact

Email Colleen Ringham cringham@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2497 for questions.

April

Start Date: April 23, 2020

End Date: April 23, 2020

Name: 2020 President’s Dinner & AGM
Date: April 23, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
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The Chamber Network : You’re Part of Something Larger

The event will feature the presentation of the annual report, full course dinner, the awarding of the Honorary Life-Time Member, Kelly Scott.

The event will be held at Occasions by the Bay.

Dinner Menu~
Served Plated Dinner

Salad
Mixed greens with blue cheese, pears, pecans with apple vinaigrette

Main
Chicken and Short Rib
Vegetarian Option (Lentil Dahl with cauliflower and potatoes (available for guests that request it with ticket purchase)

Sides
Seasonal Vegetable & garlic mashed potatoes

Dessert Buffet
Dark Chocolate Mousse
or
Chocolate Pate
Coffee and Tea

Start Date: April 27, 2020

End Date: April 28, 2020

Transitioning to a high-performance culture.

3 A’s of Leadership – it’s all about your coaching skills.

How does a supervisor or manager lead individuals, teams, and departments towards higher involvement and higher quality? This question is raised by many who realize that theory cannot replace practical skills when it comes to leading people. The focus of this training is to go past theory and into practice. Participants will gain new insights on the use and misuse of authority and discover and apply practical ways to use organizational authority to lead individuals and teams to a new level of contribution.

Who should attend?

  • All managers and promotable high-potential staff.
  • Experienced front line supervisors
  • New managers and front line supervisors
  • Plant & manufacturing managers
  • Team Leaders and Lead Hands
  • Human Resources Managers and in-house trainers
  • LEAN and continuous improvement champions

What you’ll learn

  • About your personal natural approach to supervision
  • About differing types of organizations and challenges posed to supervision
  • Three skill sets that lead individuals and teams to more ownership of their work
  • To read situations and discern behaviours needed to lead individuals and teams to greater ownership of their work
  • To develop consistent coaching skills that apply to everyday work and settings
  • To establish strategies that will lead teams and individuals to greater autonomy

Seminar Content

In this workshop-intensive seminar, which involves Climat-e, electronic simulation, participants will gain new insights into the use and misuse of authority. They will discover and apply practical ways to use organizational authority to lead individuals and teams to a higher level of
contribution. Who is the facilitator?

Benefits to individuals

  • Provides practical coaching skills and improves communication
  • Reduces conflicts and frustration and improves teamwork
  • Increases self-commitment from their people

Benefits to organizations

  • Increases organizational responsiveness to employees
  • Drives fundamental change in a very practical way
  • Maintains adaptability to changing needs

Facilitator:

Gary MacDonald brings 42 years of experience in non-profit leadership and is known for his ability to inspire and motivate clients to achieve excellence in their own work and enhance the performance of their organizations.

Gary is a dynamic facilitator with extensive proficiency developing communication and leadership competency skills with individuals and groups. His clients include leaders in government, business and the non-profit sector. In the fundraising arena, he coaches non-profits and their leadership in achieving higher levels of quality connectedness with their partners (donors), generating real results.

Prerequisite:

None

Duration:

2 Day (9am – 4pm)

Investment:

$ 899 plus HST, includes lunch and parking both days

Contact:

Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

May

Start Date: May 25, 2020

End Date: May 25, 2020

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Start Date: May 29, 2020

End Date: May 29, 2020

Name: 2020 Chamber Golf Classic
Date: May 29, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM EDT

FULL DETAILS / REGISTER

Event Description:
The Quinte West Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting their annual Chamber Golf Classic what has become an annual favorite of our members. The tournament provides a fun relaxed tournament for our local business people to get together.

Location:
Timber Ridge Golf Course
19 Timber Ridge Drive
Brighton

11:30 AM LUNCH & REGISTRATION
1:00 PM SHOT GUN START
6:00 PM DINNER
7:00 PM AWARDS & PRIZES

Fees/Admission:
More information will be available shortly.

June

Start Date: June 01, 2020

End Date: June 01, 2020

Further Details to Come

Start Date: June 22, 2020

End Date: June 22, 2020

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July

Start Date: July 08, 2020

End Date: July 08, 2020

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Start Date: July 20, 2020

End Date: July 20, 2020

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August

Start Date: August 05, 2020

End Date: August 05, 2020

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Start Date: August 17, 2020

End Date: August 17, 2020

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September

Start Date: September 16, 2020

End Date: September 16, 2020

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Start Date: September 21, 2020

End Date: September 21, 2020

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October

Start Date: October 23, 2020

End Date: October 23, 2020

Being held at the Ramada by Wyndham, Belleville

www.qbaa.ca

SAVE THE DATE! More details to come