Recent Proclamations from Victoria County council

Posted on:
August 25, 2021

  • June: LGBTQ+ Month
  • September 6-10, 2021: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Week
  • September 20 – 26, 2021: Bullying Elimination Week

The Municipality of the County of Victoria council proclaimed the week of September 6 – 10, 2021 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Week in Victoria County.

FASD is the leading cause of developmental disability with approximately 1.45 million Canadians impacted.

The Newfoundland & Labrador chapter of the FASD works to educate, network, and share resources to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities across Newfoundland and Labrador. They are currently leading a multi-year FASD project in Atlantic Canada funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

September 9th marks international FASD day. This day is recognized around the world and is intended to build awareness about the condition and surrounding stigma within communities, organizations and governments.

For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.fasdnl.ca/atlanticfasdcommunitynetworkblog .

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