Todd Cain

speaker Todd Cain

Director General, Licensing and Medical Access, Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Branch at Health Canada


Todd Cain is Director General of Licensing and Medical Access for the Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Branch at Health Canada. Prior to that he led Medical Devices and Clinical Compliance and the Review of the Inspection Function. His diverse experience includes the public, non-profit and private sectors in consulting and executive leadership roles. His areas of expertise include policy, governance, strategy, and organization gained from work with the Institute on Governance, Deloitte, the Treasury Board of Canada, General Electric and Ford Motor Company.

He holds a Bachelor of Public Administration, Highest Honours, from Carleton University and a Master’s of Industrial and Labour Relations from Cornell University. He is past Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Capital YMCA-YWCA.