Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSB)
All beverages to which have been added sugar, such as:
"Any product appearing in the form of a beverage or liquid concentrate and claiming to contain a mix of ingredients whose property is to enhance energy and liveliness levels." 
In addition to being high in sugar-content, most energy drinks are also nutrient-poor and can contain large quantities of caffeine, which can be dangerous for youth if consumed in excess.
 Dubé P.-A., Plamondon L., & Tremblay P.-Y. (2010). Boissons énergisantes : risques liés à la consommation et perspectives de santé publique. Institut national de santé publique du Québec. Consulted at http://www.inspq.qc.ca/publications/notice.asp?E=p&NumPublication=1167
The following is the brief and summary of recommendations presented by the Weight Coalition during its appearance before the Standing Committee on Health of the House of Commons on issues surrounding soft and energy drinks.