Guelph is about to become the cannabis capital of Ontario.
The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is moving its only distribution centre to the Royal City in early October to supply hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cannabis throughout the province.
“Over time, this new facility will serve as the primary distribution facility based on size and planned automation,” OCS spokesperson Daffyd Roderick said in a statement.
Roderick added the facility will supply Ontario’s booming cannabis retail store network and online store.
The current facility in an Oakville, Ont., industrial area is too small and is expected to close in the coming months.
That location employs about 100 people and the status of those jobs is unclear. It’s also not known how many new hires will be made in Guelph given…