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It will take a lot more than Bill 165 to make our roads safer

February 13, 2018

While Éduc’alcool supports, under certain conditions, the provisions in Bill 165 regarding impaired driving repeat offenders, we are much more concerned by what the proposed legislations does not contain. Éduc’alcool was at the National Assembly this morning to speak at the parliamentary committee on Bill 165 (An Act to amend the Highway Safety Code and other provisions). We decried the ...

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Éduc’alcool launches Phase II of campaign to promote the benefits of moderate drinking

December 18, 2017

December 2017 – One year after switching from promoting awareness of the low-risk drinking guidelines to promoting their benefits, Éduc’alcool is launching Phase II of its offensive, building on the success of last year’s campaign. The results of Phase I are impressive: The campaign reached close to two thirds of all Quebecers. 45% is standard. Viewer appreciation was ...

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The 8 benefits of moderate drinking

December 11, 2017

Moderation is simple and the formula is easy to remember: 2 • 3 • 4 • 0. The limit is 2 drinks a day/no more than 10 a week for women, and 3 drinks a day/no more than 15 a week for men. Occasionally, women can have 3 drinks, and men, 4. Also, everyone should abstain from drinking at least one, and ideally two, days a week. And “a drink” is 13.5 g of alcohol. When you stick to ...

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Teens and Drinking: Sooner really isn’t better

November 29, 2017

Teens and Drinking: Sooner really isn’t better is a brochure aimed at young people aged 15 to 17 that’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the effects of early alcohol consumption. This is not an easy task. Éduc'alcool must try to convince teens to delay drinking as long as possible while taking into account that around the world young people start drinking well before the legal ...

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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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