May 22, 2015

Binge drinking among professional women is ‘the dark side of equality’ warns OECD

“…’In the UK, …partnerships have resulted in significant achievements including taking a billion units of alcohol out of the market and labelling 80% of products with important health information, and over 90% with a warning about drinking when pregnant.'” The Telegraph A major OECD study says women who went to university drink more, and the […]
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May 22, 2015

Yukon MP Ryan Leef’s recommendations on FASD dropped

Standing Committee doesn’t recommend judges have ability to consider FASD a ‘mitigating factor’ CBC: Mar 11, 2015 The Standing committee for Justice on FASD has recommended more training on FASD in the RCMP and Correctional Service. (CBC) A parliamentary committee has dropped recommendations proposed by Yukon MP Ryan Leef, which relate to how people with […]
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May 22, 2015

An Introduction to Fetal Alcohol and the Law

A school retired school principal who talked to our FASD Group May 6 enthused that these videos should be shown to educators and in schools – they explain FASD. Another quote: These videos “…they are brilliant, so much about FASD in general, in a very interesting and entertaining way.” http://www.davidboulding.com/davids-blog An Introduction to Fetal Alcohol […]
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