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The Bay of Quinte region is home to an emerging cannabis sector. Location, market access and availability of skilled labour through Loyalist College make it an attractive choice for the sector.

Skilled Labour

Bay of Quinte’s Loyalist College offers Cannabis Applied Science and Cannabis Career Launch Programs.

Existing Industry Hub & Research Opportunities

The Bay of Quinte Region is home to major cannabis companies including Hexo and Truss Beverages. The existing local food processing, manufacturing, and transportation supply chain also provides products and services for the cannabis sector. The Bay of Quinte’s proximity to major population centres, low cost structures and hub of industrial activity make it an ideal location for the cannabis sector.

Located here in the Bay of Quinte, Loyalist College holds licensed cannabis research capabilities as well as cannabis post secondary and fast track training programs to further support the local cannabis industry.

Research & Collaboration

Through Loyalist College’s Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis.

Who’s Here:



Plastics & Packaging

Raw Material Suppliers


For us to see the leaders in this community approach us and be so open to us coming here, that is very positive to us.

Hexo Corp

Top Industrial Employers

Autosystems (Magna Closures Division)

Automotive Parts

Procter and Gamble Inc.

Consumer Products

Lactalis Canada – Black Diamond Cheese Division

Food Products

Hanon Systems Canada Inc.

Automotive parts



Trenton Cold Storage Group


McKesson Canada


GlobalMed Inc.

Medical device

Kruger Products AFH

Paper Products

nVent Thermal

Wire and Cables

Cascades Containerboard Packaging


Sigma Stretch Film

Plastics and Packaging

Kennametal Stellite

Metal Products

JBS Ontario

Food Processing

Electro Cables Inc.

Wire and Cable

R.R. Donnelley

Forms and Labels

Deca Cables Inc.

Wire and Cables

Site Selection

Find a great location for your business in the Bay of Quinte

Available Properties & Land

Building Size

Ready to locate to the Bay of Quinte?

Our experienced team is available to assist with the growing industry hub and new investments in the Bay of Quinte region. Call +1-613-961-7990 or use our online contact form to get started.

Chris King, Ec. D.

Chief Executive Officer

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 231

Email Chris King, Ec. D.

Vicki Bristow Ferguson

Business Development Officer

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 230

Email Vicki Bristow Ferguson

Mike Hewitt

Coordinator, MRC

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 226

Email Mike Hewitt

Rachael Lamb

Administrative Assistant

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 228

Email Rachael Lamb