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Notice of AGM

Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs Monday, September 11, 2017 6:30 p.m. North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #1 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto M2N 5V7 Featuring a presentation by Suzanne Witt-Foley on Youth and Mental … Continue reading

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It’s “cannabis” not “marijuana” and other interesting learnings from the Hon. Anne McLellan

By Jane McCarthy, Parent Action on Drugs Complex. Challenging. Broad societal impact.  Words that come to mind when thinking about the legalization and regulation of cannabis in Canada. I recently had the opportunity to hear the Honourable Anne McLellan, chair … Continue reading

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PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores: April 23 – May 20, 2017

Parent Action on Drugs Communique PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores from April 23 – May 20, 2017 From Sunday April 23rd to Saturday May 20th, 2017, Parent Action on Drugs will have a  donation coin … Continue reading

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PAD’s 2015-2016 Annual Report now available

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Notice of AGM

Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs Monday, September 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #1 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto M2N 5V7    

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Important Changes at PAD – Parent Action on Drugs

Parent Action on Drugs is pleased to share some exciting news about changes within our organization. As of May, 2016, Joanne Brown has assumed the role of Executive Director.  Joanne has been at PAD for over 25 years, in the roles … Continue reading

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PAD’s SFPY program featured in United Nations commissioned study on global “good practice” programs

After a long process, PAD’s Strengthening Families for Parent and Youth (SFPY) program has been selected as a global good practice in a report published by the American University of Beirut (AUB). Background In March 2014, the UN Inter Agency … Continue reading

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PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores: April 24 – May 21

Parent Action on Drugs Communique PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores from April 24 – May 21, 2016 From Sunday April 24th to Saturday May 21st, 2016, Parent Action on Drugs will have a donation … Continue reading

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PAD Blog: Policy Talk – An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse recently released a free online learning module to help better understand thePortfolio of Canadian Standards for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention — a resource that guides teams on how they can improve their prevention work … Continue reading

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Infographic: Prom Drinking – Have you talked to your teen?

Prom is fast approaching, but did you know there are risks associated with prom? The risks are not so much at school sanctioned events, but rather at the after party where there is the presence of alcohol, little or no … Continue reading

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