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8th Annual Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity Forum Programme Updates

Alcohol Policy: Movement in Ontario--The Crucial Need for Policy in Addressing Alcohol Problems

Please join us in Toronto for our expanded Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity Forum beginning the evening of Monday, March 7th with a Keynote address, public health panel and reception, followed by a full day on Tuesday, March 8th with presentations, strategic thinking, and break-out discussions.

  • Keynote speaker: Dr. Gerald Thomas, Senior Research and Policy Advisor, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
  • Panel: Dr. Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit; Dr. Jessica Hopkins, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Niagara Region Public Health; Ms. Jann Houston, Director, Healthy Living – Healthy Communities, on behalf of Dr. David McKeown, Toronto Public Health; Mr. Adam Vaughan, Toronto City Councillor
  • Other speakers include Dr. Norman Giesbrecht, Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Dr. Robert Mann, Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Mr. Michael Perley, Director, Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco; Mr. Tom Martin, Health Promotion Officer, Peel Region Public Health; Ms. Vanessa Trumpickas, Health Promotion Specialist, Hamilton Public Health Services; Ms. Cathy Edwards, Program Coordinator, KFL&A Public Health

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