Provincial and federal laws regulate the manufacture, distribution, importation, advertising, possession and consumption of alcohol. In Ontario, it is illegal for anyone under 19 years of age to possess, consume or purchase alcohol.
Main Page Content
Pure (ethyl) alcohol is a clear, colourless liquid. Alcohol is produced by fermenting or distilling various fruits, vegetables, or grains. Fermented beverages include beer and wine, which have a maximum alcohol content of about 15%.
If you or someone you care about is struggling with substance use, find the right help for you below.
This article covers what you can eat when you're breastfeeding, alcohol use during pregnancy and medication.
It’s important to have a discussion with your doctor if you’re thinking about getting pregnant. To have the healthiest pregnancy and healthiest baby possible, take the time to discuss these nine questions with your doctor: