Official positions

  • In a brief presented during the public consultation on road safety, Éduc’alcool pointed out the urgency of implementing preventive measures that have been proven to be effective. It also noted ...

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  • At the end of summer 2016, Éduc’alcool expressed its concerns at the Quebec government’s apparent lack of interest in attending to alcohol regulation, as though alcohol were a product like any ...

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  • Éduc’alcool’s brief on Bill 88 (An Act respecting development of the small-scale alcoholic beverage industry) is based on three premises and raises a number of concerns. Éduc’alcool agrees ...

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  • Éduc’alcool drew the government’s attention to the consequences of a narrow reading of the recommendations in the Robillard report on the privatization of wine and spirits sales in Quebec, which ...

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  • In this brief presented with regard to the bill to revise Quebec’s alcohol laws, Éduc’alcool was adamant that the Service in Action course be made mandatory for all owners of licensed ...

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  • Éduc’alcool was pleased to see the new provision making it illegal for people under the age of 22 to drive with even the slightest amount of alcohol in their blood. This measure is justified by both ...

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  • In December 2010, the Quebec government asked the federal government to legalize the use of random breath testing (RBT). RBT allows the police to stop any and all drivers at random and require them to ...

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  • In a response brief to a World Health Organization (WHO) consultation, Éduc’alcool maintained that prevention and education, in conjunction with other measures, made a significant difference in ...

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  • This Éduc’alcool brief analysed the real impact of ignition interlock devices for repeat drunk driving offenders. The focus was on secondary actions designed for the most high-risk drivers, i.e. ...

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  • The certainty of sanctions and the objective probability of being arrested are the most effective ways to influence those drivers who are most likely to drive with a high blood alcohol content. ...

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  • Éduc’alcool submitted a brief to the Quebec National Assembly’s Committee on Transportation and the Environment, in which it presented its position on amendments to the Highway Safety Code. In ...

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  • In a brief presented to the world conference of liquor boards and authorities, Éduc’alcool questioned the validity of state-owned enterprises. Are they out-dated? Is their existence still ...

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  • Bill C-206 was a private member’s bill introduced in the House of Commons to amend the Food and Drugs Act and require warning labels on alcohol beverages. In its brief, Éduc’alcool presented ...

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  • The Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux held consultations on possible changes to the alcohol laws in Quebec, and Éduc’alcool raised some very specific issues. In Quebec, people can get ...

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  • The Ministry of State for the Economy and Finance established a task force to make recommendations on how the alcoholic beverage industry is organized. Éduc’alcool was contacted by the task force ...

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  • At the invitation of the Task Force on Crime Prevention, created by the Ministry of Public Health, Éduc’alcool submitted a brief on the topic, recommending that the government consider all the issues ...

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  • In a brief presented to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux regarding hours of sale for alcohol in grocery stores, Éduc’alcool noted that researchers do not agree on the real impact on ...

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