Quintal, Nicole 1/1/1997 - 31/12/2018
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1 CN AB: Drug Coalition To Host Street DanceWed, 11 Oct 2006
Source:Whitecourt Star (CN AB) Author:Quintal, Nicole Area:Alberta Lines:48 Added:10/11/2006

The Whitecourt Community Drug Coalition will be holding a street dance on Friday, Oct. 13 as a means to bring the community together and get another step closer to creating a town that's free from the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs.

Everybody is welcome to attend the dance that will begin at 7 p.m. through to 10 p.m. on 52 Avenue between the Town Office and Fire Hall.

Coalition members Sharon Shannon and Michelle Standish say the drug and alcohol-free event is a fun and unique way to create awareness and show others how they can get involved with the coalition.

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2 CN AB: New Meth StrategyWed, 27 Sep 2006
Source:Whitecourt Star (CN AB) Author:Quintal, Nicole Area:Alberta Lines:75 Added:10/01/2006

Following the provincial government's acceptance of 83 recommendations developed by the Premier's Task Force on Crystal Meth, Whitecourt Mayor Trevor Thain said if the province does have the moral fortitude to see the recommendations through, they could be effective for battling meth use in Whitecourt.

Following the provincial government's acceptance of 83 recommendations developed by the Premier's Task Force on Crystal Meth, Whitecourt Mayor Trevor Thain said if the province does have the moral fortitude to see the recommendations through, they could be effective for battling meth use in Whitecourt.

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3 CN AB: Coalition Finding New Ways To Combat DrugsWed, 06 Sep 2006
Source:Whitecourt Star (CN AB) Author:Quintal, Nicole Area:Alberta Lines:62 Added:09/07/2006

The Whitecourt Community Drug Coalition Is Emerging With a New Sense of Purpose and Community Support.

The Whitecourt Community Drug Coalition is emerging with a new sense of purpose and community support. This fall, the coalition will be looking at the current issues surrounding drug and alcohol abuse in Whitecourt and implementing new solutions to help combat this serious community challenge.

Some of the core issues the coalition will focus on include drugs in schools, vandalism, theft related to drug use, under-age drinking and the production of drugs such as marijuana and crystal meth in Whitecourt, Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC) counselor and coalition member Michael Quick said. These issues were originally brought up at a coalition community meeting that was held on May 10.

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4 CN AB: Date Rape Can Happen AnywhereWed, 16 Aug 2006
Source:Whitecourt Star (CN AB) Author:Quintal, Nicole Area:Alberta Lines:76 Added:08/21/2006

Whitecourt Not Immune To 'Roofies'

Going out for a night on the town and having a few drinks may seem like a harmless act to most people. However, the risk of being drugged and date raped, especially for women, is a serious possibility to take into consideration.

Although no cases of date rape in Whitecourt have been reported to police, RCMP Staff Sgt. Mike Martel is urging people to stay in control of situations that could pose a risk to personal safety, because date rape can happen.

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5 CN AB: 'Whitecourt Has A Serious Drug Problem'Wed, 17 May 2006
Source:Whitecourt Star (CN AB) Author:Quintal, Nicole Area:Alberta Lines:77 Added:05/18/2006

"Whitecourt has a serious drug problem. It's bigger than what anyone really knows." Those words from Whitecourt RCMP Cpl. Chris Short said during his presentation at the Be Drug Aware conference held last Wednesday at the Whitecourt Community Centre. It was presented by the local RCMP and the Town of Whitecourt to address a series of topics, including the drug problem affecting the community.

About 90 concerned parents and their children, as well business owners attended the event. A higher number than was anticipated. The conference focused on the issue of drug use affecting more than just the person using it, but the entire community.

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