The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business Insights Luncheon on the new cannabis legislation on Wednesday, May 2. The event will provide a high-level overview of the legislation, specifically, implications for employers and the workplace. A moderated panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A period with attendees. The luncheon will take place from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.

The panelists include Detry Carragher, Management Consultant, and Chartered Professional in Human Resources with CARVO GROUP; Bobbi Jo Flynn, Justice Policy Analyst, PEI Department of Justice & Public Safety; and Karen Campbell, QC, Partner, Cox & Palmer. The topics of discussion will include medicinal versus recreational cannabis use, employee and employer rights and a general overview of the new legislation.  The panel will be moderated by Jennifer Evans, Chamber Vice-President and General Manager of Ocean 100/Hot 105.5.

“This panel will provide an excellent opportunity for the business community and particularly employers to be informed about the federal and provincial legislation and what it means for businesses,” said Rory Francis, President of the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce. “We’re pleased to have with us for this session, professionals with backgrounds in employment law, legislation, and human resources to provide their insights and address questions.”

Luncheon registration is $20+HST for Chamber members and $25+HST for non-members. To register for the event visit, e-mail Sheryl at  or call 902-628-2000 x224.