The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) is the sole authorized provider of recreational cannabis products in the province of Québec.

Faced with a tight deadline, the SQDC needed to quickly work out how they would provide a robust online shopping platform to serve Quebecers in time for legalization, October 17, 2018.

Orckestra delivered a complete omnichannel digital retail platform in less than 10 months, allowing the SQDC to quickly roll out a fully functional bilingual ecommerce platform with the capacity to handle a high volume of orders from launch and adapt to fluctuating demand.


From conception and design to launch, Orckestra and the SQDC delivered a fully functional bilingual ecommerce platform and consumer knowledge hub in less than 10 months.



Over 30,000 completed orders on Day 1



450,000 site visits in the first 15 hours online


Page Views

7 million page views on Day 1

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