Vanderhoof will have a cannabis store soon

Job postings for the Vanderhoof BC Cannabis Store are online now

Editor’s note — A correction was made to the story at 10:58 am on Monday, July 29. The store location is not going to be within the same complex as the BC Liquor store in Vanderhoof. It will infact be a different store altogether at 2444 Burrard Avenue.

Vanderhoof will have a non-medical cannabis store soon and negotiations for the same are underway.

Kate Bilney, senior communications officer, corporate communications & stakeholder relations for BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) said they are currently working with the landlord of the property on 2444 Burrard Avenue to finalize lease negotiations and to determine a hand-over date.

Once the property is handed over to LDB, Bilney said, the crown corporation will begin construction of a complex to appropriately develop the space to suit their needs.

The store will be a standalone retail store, she said, adding that as per the provincial Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, non-medical cannabis retail stores cannot be co-located with another business.

“We will be leasing a separate unit for the BC Cannabis Store and the current BC Liquor Store will remain at its current location,” she said.

At this time there is no firm date on when the Vanderhoof BC Cannabis Store will open, she said.

Once the store opens, it will employ 10 to 14 employees including a store manager, two assistant store managers and knowledgeable cannabis consultants. The job postings for the store are active now and for more information visit

Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here


Just Posted

Fort Fraser’s water distribution system has been replaced

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako undertook the $3.7 million project

Attempted murder investigation underway in Prince George

RCMP requesting public assistance with the investigation

Vanderhoof will see warmer weather early next week: Environment Canada

Temperatures to fall below - 10 C starting this weekend on Sunday, Jan. 19

Low supply of homes in the north cause an upward trend on prices

BC Northern Real Estate Board says struggling forestry industry held back housing demand in the latter half of 2019

Job placement office open in Fort St. James

Office being opened for forestry workers affected by mill closures

Kids across Canada more at risk of hospitalization from flu this season: doctor

Dr. Theresa Tam said influenza B does not usually peak until February or later

Closed mills, housing surge support a positive forecast for lumber industries

B.C. lumber producers have closed mills accounting for 18% of province’s capacity, RBC report says

Good Samaritan pays part of rent for B.C. woman facing eviction in can-collecting dispute

Zora Hlevnjak, 76, supplements her pension by collecting cans and receiving public donations

Kelowna’s ‘Baby Mary’ finds biological parents after more than 30 years

Geneologist and DNA test helped her connect with her biological parents

Kelowna hotel to award couples for baby-making with Nooner deal

The deal includes a free stay every Valentine’s Day for the next 18 years

‘Scariest boat ride of my life’: Passengers trapped by ice on rocky B.C. ferry sailing

The Nimpkish docked in Bella Coola on Jan.12 coated in a thick layer of ice

B.C. pair ordered to pay $55,000 for oil tank discovered four years after selling home

Judge says defendants breached contract, despite being unaware of tank until basement flooded

Canada to give $25,000 to families of each Canadian who died in Iran plane crash

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also made it clear that Canada still expects Iran to compensate victims

Oil and gas industry applauds top court’s dismissal of B.C.’s Trans Mountain case

The high court’s ruling Thursday removes one of the remaining obstacles for the project

Most Read