The province has selected the vendors for seven more recreational marijuana retail outlets for rural Manitoba.
The province selected a vendor, and a back-up company in a draw of companies who qualified themselves earlier this year.
The markets, and the winners and standby companies in the draw:
Selected retailer: Westleaf Inc.
Standby retailer: 10022915 Manitoba
Selected retailer: 10552763 Canada Corporation (Garden Variety)
Standby retailer: Auxly Cannabis Group Inc.
Lac du Bonnet:
Selected retailer: The Viscount Gort Motor Hotel Ltd.
Standby retailer: Matzelle Holdings Ltd.
Selected retailer: Canna Cabana Inc.
Standby retailer: Red River Cooperative Ltd.
Municipality of Russell-Binscarth:
Selected retailer: 2296476 Ontario Inc. (The Corktown Cannabis Company)
Standby retailer: 5403651 Manitoba Ltd. (Yale Hotel)
Selected retailer: Fire & Flower Inc.
Standby retailer: Westcoast Sunset Holdings Corporation
Selected retailer: 3381102 Manitoba Ltd. (Northern Hotel)
Standby retailer: 10022915 Manitoba.
Those selected have 10 days to tell the Province if they’re still interested in being a pot store for their community, otherwise the standby store will be chosen.
It's the second round of recreational marijuana licences. The first round concentrated on major cities and First Nations locations.