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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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Drinking and alcohol-related problems continue to decline in Quebec

May 19, 2015

Montreal, May 19, 2015.– All indicators show that the relationship between Quebecers and alcohol is improving, people are drinking less, and alcoholism and other drinking-related problems are on the decline. “While we still have work to do, particularly with young people, things are evolving in a positive direction and our efforts are bearing fruit,” said Hubert Sacy, Director General of ...

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Quebecers are the champions of moderation in Canada

April 16, 2015

The results of the latest Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS 2013) have just been made public and some important data on drinking behaviour stands out: Quebec is the province where the greatest percentage of drinkers follow the low-risk drinking guidelines. “Whether we’re talking about mitigating the short-term or long-term risks of drinking by sticking to the guidelines – ...

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Éduc’alcool and the United Irish Societies of Montreal want to celebrate moderation on St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2015

March 17, 2015, St.Patrick’s Day.– Hundreds of thousands of Quebecers, Irish by blood or just for the day, will fill the streets of Montreal next Sunday, March 22, for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. This year, Éduc’alcool and the United Irish Societies of Montreal have decided to highlight the event by holding a celebration of moderation, by renaming the metro green line the St. ...

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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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