Provinces and territories that have alcohol strategies in place

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What provinces and territories have alcohol strategies in place?

The table illustrates provinces and territories where an alcohol strategy has been adopted, as well as whether the strategy includes the following information: alcohol as a risk factor for cancer, promotion of Canada’s low-risk drinking guidelines, and cancer-specific alcohol consumption guidelines.

Jurisdiction Alcohol strategy implemented Cancer risk included Low-risk drinking guidelines included1 Cancer guidelines included2
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia Yes Yes Yes
Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick
Manitoba Yes Yes Yes
Alberta Yes Yes
British Columbia
Nunavut Yes
Northwest Territories

1- Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. (2011). Canada’s Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines. Retrieved from:
2- Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. (2014). Cancer and Alcohol. Retrieved from: