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Summerside Police “Lace Up Red” To Support MADD Canada and Prevent Impaired Driving

2017/12/15|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Summerside, PE – Summerside Police will have a colourful new touch on their uniforms over the coming weeks as they ‘lace up red’ in support of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon holiday awareness campaign. From now until the beginning of January, Summerside officers will be sporting MADD Canada’s signature red shoe laces on their boots. [...]

Henman CD raises funds for MADD

2017/12/13|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

The Chronicle Herald December 13, 2017 Alcohol nearly ruined Jim and Pat Henman’s lives. In Jim’s case, the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Famer saw no other choice but to turn his back on booze 37 years ago. His sister Pat and her daughter Maia were almost killed by a drunk driver in a horrific [...]

Suspected drunk driver arrested thanks to tips

2017/12/08|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Kelowna Daily Courier December 8, 2017 A Kamloops man is facing potential charges following an impaired driving incident Tuesday afternoon in Coldstream. Vernon RCMP received multiple complaints of an erratic and possibly impaired driver just before noon. It was reported the vehicle appeared to have front-end damage and the driver appeared to be disoriented, stopping [...]

Training sellers of cannabis to keep people safe

2017/12/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CBC – All In A Day With Alan Neal December 7, 2017

Ottawa launches campaign against youth drug-impaired driving

2017/12/05|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CBC Dec 5, 2017 As the July deadline for legalizing marijuana in Canada looms, the Liberals are launching the first in a series of ads to dissuade young people from driving while high. The first video ad will launch Dec. 18 and run on television and social media, and in movie theatres the country, says [...]

#DONTDRIVE HIGH: Feds Drug Awareness Campaign Ahead of Legalizing Pot

2017/12/05|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CTV Ottawa December 5, 2017 #Don't drive high. The federal government hopes that simple slogan coupled with some tougher laws will curb any increase in impaired driving. The Liberals are set to legalize recreational marijuana next summer and can't help but see what's happening down south. Much like the drinking and driving campaigns, this one [...]

Reaffirm the value of human lives

2017/12/05|Categories: Article|Tags: |

PEI December 5, 2017 Mothers Against Drunk Driving clearly need more people in their camp as we barrel head-long into Christmas and New Years. MADD’s most recent campaign ‘Drive Safe-Drive Sober’ sees illuminated roadside signage plugged in at eight locations across the province - but the question remains, is it enough? In just one [...]

Funeral home sending message about impaired driving

2017/12/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Lethbridge Herald December 3, 2017 Cornerstone Funeral Home knows firsthand how deadly impaired driving can be, which is why they are pairing up with MADD Canada for Project Red Ribbon. The campaign aims to put a stop to impaired driving during the holiday season. Businesses and community members can wear a red ribbon, or tie [...]

RID program helps police nab drunk drivers on Sask. roads

2017/12/01|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CJME December 1, 2017 You might know better than to drive home drunk from the holiday party – but what about the person in the car next to you? Police agencies in Saskatchewan have been working with the public to combat the issue through the Report Impaired Drivers – or RID – program since 2011. [...]

Uber and MADD look to prevent ‘stolen’ motherhood

2017/12/01|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Strategy December 1, 2017 Fatal crashes involving alcohol or drugs remain the leading criminal cause of death in Canada, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), and our country has the highest ratio of road fatalities involving alcohol impairment. To raise awareness around the issue at a time when drivers may be tempted to drive [...]