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Saskatchewan Woman Killed In Impaired Driving Crash To Be Memorialized With New Roadside Signs

2017/10/10|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Signs memorializing Danille Kerpan to be unveiled today, on the three-year anniversary of the crash that tragically claimed her life. (Bladworth, Saskatchewan) – On the third anniversary of the impaired driving crash that killed 25-year old Danille Kerpan, her parents Melanie and Allan are unveiling two new roadside memorial signs to honour their beloved daughter [...]

Iain Black: MLAs need to get moving on ride-hailing services

2017/10/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Province October 10, 2017 During the provincial election campaign, all three party leaders pledged to pass long-awaited legislation to allow ride-hailing services in B.C. by the end of this year. Now that the fall legislative session has begun, we are collectively calling on the government to move forward on this issue and ensure a [...]

Memorial signs go up near Bladworth, Sask., to honour woman killed by drunk driver

2017/10/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC October 10, 2017 On the third anniversary of Danille Kerpan's death, memorial signs will go up near Bladworth, Sask., about an hour's drive south of Saskatoon, to honour the 25-year-old. Kerpan was the victim of a drunk driver. On Oct. 10, 2014, a Saskatoon man was driving drunk on Highway 11 in the wrong [...]

Signs honour Sask. woman at site of drunk driving crash

2017/10/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

650 CKOM October 10, 2017 Three years after a tragic drunk driving crash took the life of Danille Kerpan, family returned to the scene to honour her memory. New road signs were unveiled on Townline Road, one kilometre east of Highway 11, Tuesday afternoon. Kerpan’s parents, Allan and Melanie, were joined by Saskatchewan government dignitaries [...]

Stay Safe, Drive Sober This Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

2017/10/06|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians gather to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to protect themselves and one another against impaired driving. “Please arrange a sober ride home if you are going to be drinking or consuming drugs this holiday weekend,” said MADD Canada National President [...]

Remembering the victims of impaired driving

2017/10/02|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Postmedia Network Monday, October 2, 2017 It was an evening of reflection and remembrance, as well as a stark reminder of the cost of impaired driving. Members of the Sarnia-Lambton chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving were joined by first responders, victims of impaired driving as well as MADD national president Patricia Hynes-Coates as the [...]

One can never say it enough…

2017/10/02|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, During this season of gratitude Canadians everywhere are taking time out of their busy lives to reflect on the many things and people they are grateful for. I'm sure you're immensely thankful for your own family and friends. And with your support for MADD Canada, you can play a key role in making our roads [...]

MADD Sarnia-Lambton candlelight vigil and bench dedication Thursday

2017/09/26|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Sarnia Observer September 26, 2017 The national president of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers will be in Sarnia Thursday as the local MADD chapter dedicates a memorial bench to victims and survivors of impaired driving. Patricia Hynes-Coates is expected at a candlelight vigil planned rain or shine 7 p.m. at the black marble bench in Centennial [...]

New impaired driving legislation in effect for N.L.

2017/09/21|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Advertiser September 21, 2017 Changes to Newfoundland and Labrador’s legislation regarding impaired driving went into effect on Thursday. Bill 68, amending the Highway Traffic Act, received unanimous approval when it was debated in the House of Assembly in this past March. “Today, we take one more step in our efforts to change the conversation [...]

Proposed changes to impaired driving laws continue to face criticism (external link)

2017/09/21|Categories: Article|Tags: |