Course Description

In 2018, cannabis was legalized for recreational use in Canada.  As a result, many entrepreneurs are rushing into the cannabis industry to find their fortunes.

As a result, insurance brokers need to get up to speed on cannabis regulations and their insurance implications if they want to continue providing a high level of service to their clients.

In Part 1: Learn about cannabis legalization, other legislation (ie. Food and Drugs Act, Fintract, AML), risks, and their impacts on insurance (personal & commercial lines): 

  • workers compensation, 
  • property, 
  • crime coverage, 
  • general liability, 
  • occupier's liability, 
  • premises liability, 
  • equipment breakdown, 
  • surety, 
  • products recall, 
  • specialty E&O/crop coverage, 
  • risk management.


In Part 2: Learn about cannabis risks and how to insure them (special forms & conditions).

  • Disclosure Requirements
  • Eligible Classes
  • Commercial Property
  • Money & Employee Dishonesty
  • FINTRAC
  • General Liability - Premises, Products
  • Machinery & Equipment Breakdown
  • Transit & Storage
  • Surety
  • Product Recall
  • Cyber
  • Workplace Impairment
  • E&O / Malpractice
  • Directors & Officers
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Insurance for Landlords
  • Marijuana Events

Students must pass the final exam before a certificate will be issued.

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Lead CE Instructor

Douglas Everett, CIP

Douglas started in the insurance industry in 1974 working in claims, commercial lines, and marketing before landing as President of CHES Special Risks Inc.  In 1979, he received his CIP Designation and became an Associate of the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC).

In 1985, he became an Approved Instructor for the Insurance Institute of Canada.  Since then, he’s run seminars and CE courses for brokers all over the world including helping to create several certification programs for insurance brokers and MGA's.  Doug also has work published in Canadian Underwriter Magazine: Terrorist Acts Insurance (2015) & Faulty Workmanship (2016).

At PNC Learning, Doug shares his expertise with students by creating CE courses covering critical broker skills and all of the latest and most important topics impacting our industry today.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Video Part 1

    • Cannabis Video (IC76)

  • 2

    Video Part 2

    • Cannabis Video (IC77)

  • 3

    Quiz

    • Cannabis Quiz Parts 1 & 2

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