AAPS News and Events – Mississauga

PRESS RELEASE January 31, 2019

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AAPS is pleased to announce that our services have been retained for consulting and application support related to the cannabis retail lottery held by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. As only 1 of 5 lottery winners here in the Toronto region, AAPS is thrilled to assist our client with this unique application.

AAPS provided full support throughout the application process to ensure our client will successfully obtain their cannabis retail operator licence and store authorization, as well as assistance with management, compliance and regulatory support in relation to the retail operation.

AAPS has established a risk-based approach to cannabis retail application support, with a dedication towards compliance and working with clients to develop a deep and thorough understanding of the regulations.

AAPS helps businesses establish best practices and ensure that our clients stores complies with the Registrar’s Standards for Cannabis Retail Stores, as well as all applicable laws and regulations, including the Cannabis Act, Cannabis Control Act, 2017 (CCA), the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018 (CLA), and Ontario Regulation 468/18.

Since 2014 AAPS has been helped numerous clients obtain their standard cultivation/processing license through Health Canada. As a continuation of that work, AAPS is excited to begin this new journey working with our clients on licensing and application support for cannabis retail stores across the country.

We are only just beginning to scratch the surface of the vast opportunities in the retail cannabis space. AAPS is looking forward to being at the forefront of helping entrepreneurs realize their goals of owning and operating their own cannabis retail business.

About AAPS

AAPS is a leader in training and professional development for the Food, Nutrition, Healthcare, Cosmetics, Clinical, Pharmaceutical, Cannabis, and Medical Device Industries. Our faculty is comprised of industry experts administering the latest curricula in modern classrooms and fully equipped laboratories.

AAPS Consulting was developed to help business owners and entrepreneurs navigate the complicated and heavily regulated Canadian Cannabis Industry. We offer full application support, guiding clients through the entire application process with the sole objective of positioning businesses for success in the cannabis space.

AAPS has developed and hosted a number of workshops and seminars focused on cannabis retail regulations, quality assurance and cannabis production management.


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AAPS is a registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

In-class & online Cannabis – Management, Quality and Laboratory Certificate Program

The first in-class & online Cannabis – Management, Quality and Laboratory Certificate Program in Ontario was launched by AAPS College on September 11th 2017.

AAPS College – Toronto, is celebrating 15-years as a technical College of Pharmaceutical, Food, Clinical, and Nutrition Health & Sports Science. With the launch of the first Cannabis – Management, Quality and Laboratory Certificate Program in Ontario, available both in-class and online, our first group of enrolled students scheduled to graduate in January 2018. This new program adds to AAPS College’s current portfolio of more than 10 niche diploma and advanced level certificate programs.

AAPS College is offering this brand new program at the Toronto Campus, conveniently located on the TTC network, near to Don Mills station.

The new Cannabis – Management, Quality and Laboratory Certificate Program is 16-weeks in duration and open to all students, including those without a scientific or business background.

“As of today, the labour market demand for staff who are technically trained in ACMPR – Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations has never been greater; with only 62 Licensed Producers approved for Canada and almost 1700 currently being processed by the government, the time has never been better to get involved – Cannabis, right now, is the 3rd largest economy sector of our country’s GDP by size” says Laleh Bighash, Dean of AAPS College, as she discussed how AAPS College has historically been driven by legislative changes in Pharmaceutical, Food, Clinical and now Cannabis.

This program, like the others, will produce graduates who are job-ready for working in the cannabis industry – whether it be Production, Quality Control or Quality Assurance careers, this course includes an overview of the regulations, Quality Assurance concepts such as GPP – Good Production Practices, record keeping, managing recalls, complaint handling, Quality Control and laboratory techniques – including High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), wet and bench chemistry techniques, sanitation requirements, food processing, clinical research concepts, tissue culture, growing techniques and business management.

AAPS College has a track record of understanding the complexities, the regulations and industry expectations for this new and emerging market.

Visit our website today www.aaps.ca or call us at 416-502-2277 or email: info@aaps.ca to find out more about AAPS College. You may also qualify for financial aid.

AAPS is a registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.


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We are proud to partner with CanMar Recruitment to help place our graduates in a variety of jobs in the Cannabis industry. CanMar Recruitment is a staffing firm dedicated to serving the cannabis industry and are well positioned to assist job-seekers navigate the job market. They provide high-quality recruitment and business solutions to government-approved licenced producers, labs and retailers.

Check out their careers page for current job postings or contact 416-502-2277 to apply.


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FREE Food Technology, Safety and Quality
Date: August 26, 2019 | Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Mississauga AAPS Training Center
Speaker : Laleh Bighash

In this free Toronto workshop, Laleh leads a discussion about a career in Food Technology, Safety and Quality.

This workshop is designed to help students understand what a prospective career in Food Technology, Safety and Quality requires. This workshop is also beneficial to those currently employed in the Food and Beverage industry who are seeking opportunities for career development.

What kind of training is required for FTSQ professionals?What will students learn in AAPS’ FTSQ courses? All questions are welcomed!

Do not miss an opportunity to meet with a FTSQ expert. Learn about the experiences of AAPS’ highly trained faculty and the responsibilities required to be well suited for a career in Food Technology, Safety and Quality.

Call 416-502-2277 to Register


Nutrition, Health and Sport Workshop

FREE Nutrition, Health and Sport Workshop
Date: August 26, 2019 | Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Speaker : Laleh Bighash
Location: Mississauga AAPS Training Center

In this free Toronto workshop, Laleh educates attendees about the career developing opportunities created by pursuing a post-graduate certificate in Health, Nutrition and Sport at AAPS.

Laleh is on hand to discuss the various careers which involve knowledge and training in Nutrition, Health and Sport. Should you be interested in a career which deals with food, health and wellness, this interdisciplinary program is ideal for you. Attendees with learn about basic nutrition, diet planning and the role food plays in the body, fitness, health and disease.

Topics to be covered in this workshop include: quality assurance, food safety, the influence of exercise and physical activity towards health and disease prevention, sport specific nutrition and optimizing performance by understanding the nutritional demand of sport.

Do not miss this opportunity to meet with a trained expert. Learn about the experiences of AAPS highly trained faculty and the training required to be well suited for a diversified career in Nutrition, Health and Sport.

Call 416-502-2277 to Register


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FREE Clinical Research, Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance/Regulatory Affairs
Date: August 27, 2019 | Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Mississauga AAPS Training Center
Speaker : Alicia Ramdass

What is the difference between a Clinical Research Coordinator and a Clinical Research Associate? What type of skills and training are required in pharmaceutical drug development? This workshop is deliberately designed to help those interested in expanding their knowledge on the opportunities Clinical Research has to offer. Participants are offered the chance to learn more about AAPS’ Clinical Research, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance diploma program by meeting with our industry experienced Faculty.

Any questions about their involvement in the field, work history, AAPS programs and certificates are welcomed.

Learn about the experiences of experts and the responsibilities required to be well suited for a job in Clinical Research.

Call 416-502-2277 to Register


Career in the Cannabis Industry

FREE How to Get a Career in the Cannabis Industry
Date: August 29, 2019 | Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Mississauga AAPS Training Center
Speaker : Conor Purdon

Cannabis has quickly become one of the fastest growing industries in Canada and landing a job has been a key challenge for many industry hopefuls. In this informational workshop, find out how to make it happen.

Join AAPS where we will outline the various opportunities within the industry and how you can leverage your knowledge and skills to land that dream job.

Attendees will have the chance to learn more about job search strategies, the different positions available, what to expect in terms of duties and responsibilities within a particular postion, and the required skills to be successful in your new role.

Workshop Overview:

  • Job Search Strategies in the Cannabis industry
  • Job Opportunities in the Cannabis Industry
  • What Employers Are Looking For
  • Q&A

Who Can Attend?

Anyone interested in learning about opportunities in the cannabis space and how to market yourself to potential employers

Call 416-502-2277 to Register


FRJobs in Food & Pharmaceutical IndustryEE GMP Workshop
Date: September 6, 2019 | Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Mississauga AAPS Training Center
Speaker: Jason Chu

In this free workshop, instructor Jason Chu answers all of your questions on Good Manufacturing Practices in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Participants are offered the chance to learn more about GMP by meeting with our industry experienced faculty. Jason will introduce attendees to concepts and ideas based on his personal experience in the field. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the Pharmaceutical Industry with guidance from an industry professional.

Find out why GMPs are important in the Pharmaceutical practice, what a career involving GMPs demands and how knowledge in GMP can be beneficial to your career.

Learn from the experiences of our experts. Prepare yourself to be well suited for career in Pharmaceutical research and manufacturing.

Call 416-502-2277 to Register


Jobs in Food & Pharmaceutical Industry

FREE How to Find Jobs in Food and Pharmaceutical Industries?
Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Mississauga AAPS Training Center
Speaker : Laleh Bighash

Join the Stable Food and Pharmaceutical Industry

Tips on:

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  • Positions Available
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  • Resumes and Interviews

Registration for this event is required due to limited seating

Call to Register at 416-502-2277 | Toll Free 1-855-502-2288
Email to info@aaps.ca