The AGCO is committed to processing applications for retail store authorizations (RSA) as quickly as possible with the objective of making the legal supply of cannabis more broadly available across Ontario. In accordance with direction set by government, the AGCO currently issues approximately 20 RSAs per month (for details click here).  Please note that the AGCO has received a high volume of applications to date and continues to receive hundreds of new applications monthly. RSA applications are processed in order of receipt, with pre-inspection readiness considered. For information about the application process and other regulatory and legal aspects of operating a cannabis retail store, consult the Cannabis Retail Regulation Guide.

This table and accompanying map show the status of Cannabis Retail Store applications in Ontario.

“In Progress” indicates that the AGCO has received an RSA application and the process is underway. The table and map are updated when the AGCO begins its review of an application (not when the application is submitted). 

“Public Notice” indicates that written submissions are being accepted for that location until the date listed. Written submissions can only be made during the 15-day public notice period, and only by a resident of the municipality in which the proposed store is located, or the municipality itself.

To make a written submission: Use iAGCO to search for all applications currently undergoing public notice, and click the “file objection/submission” button next to the application you wish to comment on. From that page, you can subscribe to receive an email whenever a new application for a cannabis retail store enters the public notice phase.

“Authorized to Open” indicates that the store has met the regulatory requirements and has passed its pre-opening inspection from the AGCO. The store operator will determine the actual date of the store’s opening.

Line of Business: 
Municipality or First Nation Store Namesort descending Address Store Application Status
GUELPH Friendly Stranger South Guelph 5 CLAIR RD W UNIT 1 In Progress
BARRIE Miss Jones 400 BAYFIELD ST, UNIT G58 G59 G61 In Progress
ST CATHARINES 10 dunlop 10 DUNLOP DR UNIT G Public Notice: Ends on 2020/08/13
BELLE RIVER 10 Seventeen 571 NOTRE DAME STREET SUITE A In Progress
BOWMANVILLE 129 KING EAST 129 KING ST E UNIT 3 In Progress
LONDON 1470 Dundas St 1470 DUNDAS ST In Progress
TORONTO 1922 120 SHERBOURNE ST Authorized to Open
GLOUCESTER 1GoodLife 1638 CYRVILLE RD SUITE 6A In Progress
BRANTFORD 2392452 Ontario Inc. 140 WEST ST In Progress
NORTHBROOK 41 Cannabis Company 12278 HIGHWAY 41 RR 1 In Progress
HAMILTON 420 Love Main and Gage 976 MAIN ST E In Progress
HAMILTON 420Love 246-248 KING STREET WEST In Progress
AJAX 4K Cannabis 75 BAYLY ST W UNIT 12-14 Public Notice: Ends on 2020/08/05
KINGSTON 710 Kingston 471 PRINCESS ST Authorized to Open
BRACEBRIDGE 9 Taylor Road 9 TAYLOR RD In Progress
ANCASTER AB Laboratories Inc. 1428 SANDHILL DR Public Notice: Ends on 2020/08/04
KITCHENER ADOREWEED 277 LANCASTER ST W In Progress
TORONTO Alchemy Canna 2464 DUFFERIN ST Authorized to Open
OTTAWA Aloha Room 327 BANK ST In Progress
AURORA ALPHA CANNABIS 118 WELLINGTON ST E In Progress
SCARBOROUGH Alpine Smoke 2438 KINGSTON RD Public Notice: Ends on 2020/08/04
TORONTO AMERI 306 EGLINTON AVE W In Progress
TORONTO AMERI 2266-2266A EGLINTON AVE W In Progress
TORONTO AMERI 20 CUMBERLAND ST Authorized to Open
ETOBICOKE Ameri 3683 LAKE SHORE BLVD W In Progress
ANCASTER ANCASTER JOINT 1142 WILSON ST W UNIT 9 Authorized to Open
TORONTO APOTHECARIUM X 1605 QUEEN ST W UNIT 1 In Progress
ARNPRIOR ARNPRIOR CANNABIS 8 ELGIN ST W Public Notice: Ends on 2020/08/01
WELLAND AuraLeaf 115 DIVISION ST In Progress
TORONTO Axes Smoke 1050 QUEEN ST W Authorized to Open
BARRY'S BAY BayBud Cannabis 48 BAY ST. In Progress
THUNDER BAY BEAN CANNABIS SHOP 160 WATERLOO 160 WATERLOO ST N UNIT 3 In Progress
TORONTO Belle Cannabis 2780 YONGE ST In Progress
COLLINGWOOD BEST BUDS FOREVER 191 HURONTARIO ST SUITE 1 In Progress
ORANGEVILLE Best Buds Forever 218 BROADWAY In Progress
TORONTO Best Buds Forever 3096 DUNDAS ST W In Progress
TORONTO Best Buds Forever 474 QUEEN ST W In Progress
ETOBICOKE Best Buds Forever 500 REXDALE BLVD UNIT N008 In Progress
ROCKLAND Big River Cannabis 2868 CHAMBERLAND ST N In Progress
PORT ELGIN Bitz n Budz 554 GODERICH ST Public Notice: Ends on 2020/08/04
TORONTO Blaze on College St. 717 COLLEGE ST In Progress
SPRINGWATER Bloomingstrains 1004 CARSON RD, UNIT 1, BUILDING B In Progress
SARNIA Bluewater Joint 940 MURPHY RD UNIT 1 In Progress
TORONTO BLUNT AND CHERRY 64 SPADINA AVE Authorized to Open
ST THOMAS Bob's Bud Emporium 483 TALBOT ST Authorized to Open
TORONTO BODEGA 198 OSSINGTON AVE Authorized to Open
TORONTO Body and Spirit Cannabis 361 YONGE ST Authorized to Open
TORONTO BONNEFIRE 244 QUEEN ST W Authorized to Open
WINDSOR BOONDOM 4782 WYANDOTTE ST E In Progress
BRANTFORD Brant Cannabis Co 168 CHARING CROSS ST In Progress

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