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March 2018

Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth Corp. to address the Economic Club of Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | Intercontinental Hotel - 225 Front St W, Toronto

Join Bruce Linton, the Founder and CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation, as he addresses the Economic Club. Hear the head of the world’s leading cannabis and hemp companies discuss the path to legalization within Canada, the international state-of-play, as well as lessons learned from the head of the pack.

- Lunch will be served -

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

Important:
- For information about accessibility, please email peters@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to peters@economicclub.ca by Friday, February 23, 2018

*The views expressed on the Economic Club platform are not that of the Economic Club or its affiliates but of the speakers alone and the organizations they represent*

Bruce Linton, CEO of Canopy Growth Corp. to address the Economic Club of Canada

Bruce Linton

ENTREPRENEUR, INVESTOR AND BUSINESS LEADER

Bruce Linton

FOUNDER & FORMER CHAIRMAN, CEO AND CO-CEO OF CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION (CGC) FORMERLY TWEED MARIJUANA INCORPORATED, A CANNABIS COMPANY BASED IN SMITHS FALLS, ONTARIO, CANADA. BRUCE FOUNDED TWEED IN 2013 AND RENAMED IT CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION IN 2015. CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION WAS THE FIRST CANNABIS COMPANY IN NORTH AMERICA TO BE LISTED ON A MAJOR STOCK EXCHANGE (TSX-V IN APRIL 2014 AND TSX IN JULY 2016) AND TO BE INCLUDED ON A MAJOR STOCK INDEX (S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX IN MARCH 2017). BRUCE LED CGC FROM A TSX-V LISTED START-UP COMPANY WITH AN $80 MILLION MARKET CAP TO A NYSE/TSX LISTED COMPANY (S&P/TSX60) INCLUDING MORE THAN 30 M&A ACTIVITIES. RANKING NUMBER ONE ON THE TSX30 WITH A MARKET CAP OF OVER $20 BILLION BY THE SUMMER OF 2019. 

BRUCE’S EXPERIENCE AS A FOUNDER, CEO, AND BOARD MEMBER ACROSS A DIVERSITY OF SECTORS WAS A HUGE INFLUENCE FOR THE SUCCESS OF CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION. EARNING MARKET SUPPORT FOR CAPITAL RAISES OF OVER $6 BILLION IN PUBLIC CAPITAL MARKETS AND PRIVATE PLACEMENTS, THE COMPANY FUNDED CAPACITY GROWTH AND OPENED NEW MARKETS, INCLUDING A $5 BILLION CAD INVESTMENT BY FORTUNE 500 BEVERAGE COMPANY, CONSTELLATION BRANDS (NYSE:STZ).

BRUCE IS CO-FOUNDER AND WAS CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF CANOPY RIVERS, INC.(TSX:RIV)

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