CANNABIS CULTURE – Hashish connoisseurs in Calgary have a brand new choice for an entertaining, instructional and socially-distant night out, the place consumption can be allowed.

Cannanaskis, Alberta’s first hashish tourism operator, is increasing to supply Historical past of Hashish Excursions at Calgary’s historic Heritage Park.

This three-hour, out of doors, adult-only tour is led by Dave Dormer, a journalist and researcher with greater than 20 years expertise. Excursions will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning March 3 and can be found for teams of 4 to eight individuals (single cohorts solely whereas COVID-19 well being measures are in place).

The pick-up and drop-off level for the tour is the general public sq. in Calgary’s Bridgeland neighbourhood, within the 900 block of Normal Avenue N.E.

The journey begins with a go to to a close-by dispensary, FivePoint Hashish, then friends are transported in our 12-passenger CannaVan to the Weedon schoolyard at Heritage Park the place smoking and vaping can be allowed as we discover the 12,000-year Historical past of Hashish, from its first makes use of as a textile by neolithic individuals to the leisure and underground markets seen in the present day.

Seating is offered and there can be a fireplace pit to maintain us heat in the course of the winter months.

Visitor will get to learn a number of the earliest books to say Hashish, be taught in regards to the creation of Cannabis and the creation of the trendy hashish business, see the hand-written court docket file and listen to the story of one of many first Canadians convicted of possession and trafficking practically a century in the past, and extra.

Scorching drinks and snacks can be served in the course of the winter season (November-April) and friends may have an choice for dinner in the course of the summer time season (Might-October).

Excursions could be booked on-line at

Cannanaskis was created by Dave Dormer to offer cannabis-based experiences and schooling in a secure and welcoming setting.

An award-winning journalist with greater than twenty years expertise in main newsrooms throughout Western Canada, together with Solar Media, Postmedia, CBC and CTV, Dave has executed intensive analysis and writing on the historical past of hashish and the hashish business, studying from prime researchers, educators, licenced producers, retailers and even black market sellers.

COVID-19 well being measures can be in impact whereas the pandemic is ongoing:

  • Heritage Park excursions are restricted to single cohorts with a most of eight (8) individuals.
  • Visitors shouldn’t take part if they’re feeling ailing or have signs together with fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
  • Masks have to be worn whereas contained in the CannaVan.
  • Hand sanitizer have to be used earlier than getting within the CannaVan.

Cannanaskis started providing Historical past of Hashish Excursions to Okay-Nation in September 2020 — a 4.5-hour lengthy journey that features a locally-sourced charcuterie lunch within the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and is on the market on Saturdays and Sundays.