Government and Municipal Affairs Manager, Aurora Cannabis
Nicole Lascelle is the government and municipal affairs manager for Aurora Cannabis, one of the world’s largest and leading cannabis companies. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with funded capacity in excess of 500,000 kg per annum and sales and operations in 22 countries across five continents, Aurora is vertically integrated and horizontally diversified across every key segment of the value chain, from facility engineering and design to cannabis breeding and genetics research, cannabis and hemp production, derivatives, high value-add product development, home cultivation, wholesale and retail distribution.
Prior to joining Aurora, Nicole spent ten years as the political attachée to Geoffrey Kelley, Member of the Quebec National Assembly for the riding of Jacques-Cartier and Quebec’s longest serving Minister of Native Affairs. In 2007 she was employed federal government where she served as Director of Communications for the Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for Official Languages and La Francophonie. From 1997 to 2007 Nicole managed her own public relations agency working for clients in the telecommunications, tobacco, hospitality and motorsports industry.
The legalization of cannabis presents an opportunity unlike any other since the days of Prohibition in North America. With Canada being the first G7 country to legalize and regulate cannabis, there is an opportunity for Canadian government and industry leaders to set a global example on how the industry functions. The Canadian cannabis market is […]