MEDIA RELEASE: National Research Network thrilled to see progress FASD in the Senate of Canada (2023)
(June 2, 2023) Yesterday, Bill S-253, an Act Respecting a National Framework for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder reached a milestone, being referred to the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology in the Senate.
MEDIA RELEASE: New Resource for Vulnerable Populations in Substance Use Treatment (2023)
(March 16, 2023) The Canada FASD Research Network just launched a new online training course to help substance use professionals better treat individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) who are using substances.
MEDIA RELEASE: Alberta Researcher Wins National Award for Work on FASD Diagnosis (2023)
(March 8, 2023) Danielle Johnston from the University of Alberta has been given the Dr. Sterling Clarren FASD Research Award for her work on identifying motor impairments in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
STATEMENT: Canada FASD Research Network welcomes updated guidance on alcohol use (2023)
(January 19, 2023) The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) supports the CCSA’s new guidance on alcohol use and health released this week.
MEDIA RELEASE: Inuit-Led Organization Wins National Award (2022)
(November 21, Iqaluit) The Piruqatigiit Resource Centre has been announced as the recipient of the third annual Claudette Bradshaw FASD Innovation Award for their work to address fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Nunavut and support families impacted by this disorder
NEWS RELEASE: The Canada FASD Research Network is thrilled by the introduction of Bill S-253: An Act respecting a national framework for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (2022)
(Ottawa, October 19, 2022) The Canada FASD Research Network is thrilled by the introduction of Bill S-253: An Act respecting a national framework for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, today in the Senate of Canada by the Honourable Senator Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia. A National FASD Strategy would go a long way in supporting equitable access to prevention, diagnostics, and support services across the provinces and territories.
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