Why Cannabis Needs to Go Green
Growing up and living in what some would call Canada’s cannabis capital, Nelson, British Columbia, Brittny has had a lifelong interest in the cultivation and legalization of marijuana. Her interest in corporate environmental practices was reinforced while working in Canada’s oil sands with a small contractor at Suncor, the first company to develop the oil sands, which inspired her to pursue an internship on Vandana Shiva’s seed saving farm in India and an M.Sc. in Environmental Science and Policy. Brittny has led teams in product development, service procurement (multi-million-dollar service contracts), sales, and communications. Her expertise includes policy development and implementation, environmental education and scientific research. Before coming on full time with TCC she was the Environmental Technologist for the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Her professional focus includes water conservation, resource recovery, and agriculture.In 2018, Brittny was elected to be a Councilor for the City of Nelson and was appointed Alternate Director of the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Brittny is serving her second term on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Cannabis Industry Association.