ALCOHOL POLICY IN CANADA — WEBINAR SERIES STARTING OCT. 20

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about significant changes in alcohol policy, consumption trends and harms. It is time for a renewed discussion on what this means for people living in Canada. With the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Canadian Public Health Association, CCSA invites you to a webinar series exploring the effects of Canada’s pandemic response on public health and cancer prevention. We’ll also examine the role of policy in mitigating harms.

The four-part webinar series includes:

  • Alcohol and Cancer: Oct. 20, 12–1 p.m. eastern
  • Alcohol Use, Cost and Harm: Oct. 27, 12–1 p.m. eastern
  • Public Health Communication Approaches to Alcohol: Nov. 3, 12–1 p.m. eastern
  • Alcohol Policy Actions: Nov. 10, 12–1 p.m. eastern

Learn more about the speakers and register for the webinars (available in English only) on the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer website.

Session 1: Alcohol and Cancer

October 20, 2021
12 PM to 1 PM EST

TopicsSpeakers
Alcohol and cancer: an overview of evidence, policies, and programsElizabeth Holmes, Canadian Cancer Society
Benjamin Rempel, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Panel on alcohol and cancerDr. Heather Bryant, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Dr. Darren Brenner, University of Calgary

Session 2: Alcohol Use, Cost and Harm

October 27, 2021
12 PM to 1 PM EST

TopicsSpeakers
Alcohol use, cost, and harm: an overviewDr. Samantha King, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Panel on alcohol use, cost and harmDr. Samantha Wells, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Dr. Adam Sherk, University of Victoria

Session 3: Public Health Communication Approaches to Alcohol

November 3, 2021
12 PM to 1 PM EST

TopicsSpeakers
Public health communication approaches to alcohol: an overviewDr. Catherine Paradis, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Dr. Erin Hobin, Public Health Ontario
Panel on public health communication approaches to alcoholDr. Catherine Paradis, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Dr. Erin Hobin, Public Health Ontario

Session 4: Alcohol Policy Actions

November 10, 2021
12 PM to 1 PM EST

TopicsSpeakers
Alcohol policy actions: an overviewDr. Bryce Barker, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Dr. Natalie Brender, Canadian Public Health Association
Panel on alcohol policy actionsDr. Robert Strang, Government of Nova Scotia
Candice St. Aubin, Public Health Agency of Canada

Register for the four-part webinar series

These webinars are organized in a collaborative effort between the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, and the Canadian Public Health Association

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