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TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LIVEWELL FOODS CANADA Inc. (“LW“, “LiveWell Foods” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce it has received approval today from Ottawa City Council to turn its existing 540,000 square feet greenhouse (the “Ottawa Project”) into a cannabis production facility, eventually bringing hundreds of jobs to the area.
Ottawa Project Overview:
- The Ottawa Project is owned by LiveWell’s wholly owned subsidiary Artiva Inc. (“Artiva“).
- The project will retrofit 540,000 square feet of existing greenhouses that sit on 100 acres of farmland, in the region of Metcalfe, near Greely.
- The retrofit will begin immediately to complete the first phase of the project (57,000 square feet) with an anticipated completion date in Q2 2018.
- As noted in a prior release dated July 7, 2017, an application has already been submitted to Health Canada to become