Increasing access to alcohol: What are the health and financial implications for Ontario?

What happens to people’s health and well-being when it is easier to obtain alcohol?

To find out, register for this upcoming webinar. The webinar will explore the evidence of making alcohol more accessible, by looking at Canadian research and international examples.

Date: October 30, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00pm EDT
Register for this webinar by October 19Download the flyer.

Presenters will discuss the potential implications of reducing the minimum price of alcohol and increasing the number of alcohol outlets in Ontario. Presenters will discuss implications at the provincial and local levels.

Participants will learn about:

  • Evidence on increasing availability of alcohol by reducing minimum prices and expanding sales
  • Implications of these changes for Ontario, including the potential health, social and financial impacts
  • How these changes impact participants' local community and context.

Presenters include:
Tim Stockwell PhD, Director of the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research and Professor of Psychology at the University of Victoria

Norman Giesbrecht PhD, Scientist Emeritus, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Adjunct Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Free to register but spaces are limited!

Target audience

public health professionals, agencies and stakeholders working in alcohol policy, government decision makers, legislators and staff.

Hosted by the Alcohol Policy Community of Interest (CoI) and Evidence Exchange Network (EENet) at CAMH. The Alcohol Policy CoI is a multi-stakeholder group working to address the harms caused by alcohol misuse at local and provincial levels. To learn more about the COI.

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