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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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Éduc’alcool announces moderate drinking winners in Quebec, by region

September 10, 2015

Montreal, September 9, 2015 - Compared to all other Quebec regions, fewer residents of Capitale-Nationale have 5 drinks or more on a single occasion at least once a year. That puts the region in first place for moderate drinking. Éduc’alcool Director General Hubert Sacy made the list public today, following the most extensive survey ever of Quebecers and drinking, conducted by CROP for the ...

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Drinking, driving, making the right choice

Whenever you get together to celebrate with friends or family, remember that drinking too much--or irresponsibly--inevitably leads to inebriation and discomfort. Above all, remember that drinking ...

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Éduc’alcool Director General invested into the Order of Canada

July 03, 2015

Hubert Sacy, Director General of Éduc’alcool, was invested into the Order of Canada on July 1, 2015, “for his leadership in the prevention of alcohol abuse, notably as director general of Éduc’alcool.” “This honour is really not for me, personally. It has been bestowed on me in my capacity as Director General of Éduc’alcool, and I see it as recognition for our organization ...

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

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