Cannabis Retail Sales Survey Results

Cannabis Retail Sales Survey Results

In December, Council directed staff to consult with the community in order to obtain public input.  The survey was posted on the Township’s website on December 11, 2018 and was open for input until January 4, 2019. 

 In total, 513 responses were received.  Below is a summary of those responses:

 Question 1: Are you a resident, tenant or cottager in the Township of The Archipelago?

  • 96% - Yes 
  • 4% - No 

 Question 2: Do you support or oppose having cannabis retail stores in the Township of The Archipelago?

  • 51% - Support
  • 39% - Oppose
  • 10% - Undecided

 Question 3: Do you plan on opening a cannabis retail store in The Township of The Archipelago?

  • 95.1% - No
  • 4.9% - Maybe
  • 0% - Yes

Council, upon further discussion at its meeting on January 18th, 2019, decided to allow cannabis retail sales stores to be located within the Township of The Archipelago, in accordance with applicable municipal and provincial regulations.