Cannabis tracking system resources

Important: A new Cannabis Tracking System Order was published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on June 26, 2019. The Order came into force on October 17, 2019.

Guidance documents on reporting requirements and procedures are provided below:

For holders of a federal licence to cultivate or process cannabis:

For provinces and territories:

  • Cannabis Tracking Reporting Form (CSV)
  • Cannabis Tracking Reports Tool - The purpose of this tool is to provide further guidance and assistance in preparing monthly report submission into the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS). This tool does not replace or substitute the .csv template above but rather can be used to populate the .csv file.

Private retailers and distributors

Under section 5 of the Order, private retailers and distributors are required to submit reports to the appropriate public body in their province or territory.

In fulfillment of the condition at paragraph 5(5)(b) of the Order, private retailers and distributors in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Yukon, and Northwest Territories are hereby notified that the public bodies in each of those provinces or territories to which the information is to be provided will provide the Minister with the information referred to in the Order, effective October 17, 2019.

Private retailers and distributors are required to submit their reports to these provincial public bodies by the 10th of each month:

  • BC Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch
  • Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis
  • Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority
  • Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation
  • Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
  • Yukon Liquor Corporation
  • Department of Finance, Government of Nunavut
  • Northwest Territories Liquor & Cannabis Commission

Each jurisdiction will give further instructions about private retailer and distributor reporting requirements.

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