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Éduc'alcool drafts Hugo Girard to put some muscle into its fall moderation campaign

August 24, 2016

Montreal, August 24, 2016 - Hugo Girard, six-time Canada’s Strongest Man, is throwing his weight behind the Éduc’alcool campaign to promote moderation as Cegep and university students go back to class across Quebec. For the campaign poster, the man often compared to the legendary Louis Cyr portrays someone not particularly pleased to have been called a “douchebag” by a young person ...

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Québec's approach to alcohol regulation should be health-driven, not money-driven

August 04, 2016

It is troubling that the Quebec government has chosen to treat alcohol as if it were furniture or shoes. Alcohol is no ordinary product. A recent example of its approach is found in its Regulatory and Administrative Streamlining Action Plan, which includes a series of measures on alcohol that illustrate the money-driven rather than the health-driven approach of our government. The plan ...

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Montreal 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Survival Guide

February 26, 2016

Here we are again, back for the third year following the huge success of the 2014 and 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Survival Guides! After all, what good would it be on St.Paddy’s Day if you weren’t wearing green, listening to a bit of the aul diddly diddly and shouting a few words of garbled Gaeilge? This guide will make sure you know exactly what’s going on in the leprechaun ...

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Alcohol and physical activity

February 23, 2016

Do sports and drinking go together? How does alcohol impact performance, recovery and healing from injury? Why do some people think of sports as an opportunity to do some heavy drinking? The answers to these and other questions can be found in “Alcohol and Physical Activity,” the latest publication in the Éduc’alcool Alcohol and Health series, which examines the issue from a ...

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Campagne 2340 : C’est reparti !

February 28, 2013

Janvier 2013 marque la relance de la campagne d’Éduc’alcool sur la promotion des niveaux de consommation d’alcool à faible risque. Notre organisme, qui a tiré des leçons de la campagne de l’an dernier, a suivi à la lettre les orientations déterminées par son conseil d’administration pour la poursuite de ce plan quinquennal. Rappelons qu’Éduc’alcool avait décidé de ...

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Éduc'alcool is an independent, not-for-profit organization.

Its members are parapublic institutions, alcoholic beverage industry associations and individuals from various milieus (public health, education, journalism), who, fully of aware of their social responsibility, implement information, education and prevention programs designed to help young people and adults make enlightened, responsible decisions about drinking.

Éduc'alcool's commitment is accurately reflected in its slogan: La modération a bien meilleur goût / Moderation is always in good taste.

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