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MADD spreading awareness at local middle school on Monday

2018/01/27|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Medicine Hat News January 27, 2018 The Medicine Hat chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be holding a special school assembly day Monday at 1:15 p.m. at Alexander Middle School to raise awareness of the hazards of impaired driving. Students coming to the assembly will be asked to watch a film presentation entitled “The [...]

Red Deer students learn dangers of impaired driving

2018/01/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Red Deer Advocate Jan. 24, 2018 12:30 p.m. MADD Red Deer Chapter and three local schools in the city have teamed up to educate students about the dangers of impaired driving. On Wednesday, the first of three presentations took place at Glendale Sciences and Technology School. Students were shown video presentations with various impaired driving [...]

Shelly’s mission: getting people home safely

2018/01/18|Categories: Article|

Strategy Magazine January 18, 2017 “I like to know that I’ve gotten somebody home safe to their mom, that’s my way of giving back.” This is the message Uber driver Shelly shares with two passengers, each one’s face locked in a stunned expression, after telling them her daughter was killed in a crash involving an [...]

MADD Canada shows Fredericton students the dangers of impaired driving

2018/01/17|Categories: Article|

Global News January 17, 2018 Grade 8 students at Bliss Carman Middle School in Fredericton were delivered a sobering message about the dangers of impaired driving on Wednesday. Representatives from MADD Canada, NB Liquor and Allstate Insurance were in attendance and spoke before showing a screening of MADD’s School Assembly Program video: ‘The Pact.’ The 45-minute [...]

North Bay Cop honoured for keeping impaired drivers off the road

2018/01/09|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Bay Today January 9, 2018 Mitchell Thomas says it is not easy to pull over, test and charge an impaired driver. “Obviously it comes with a criminal charge instead of a speeding ticket or a traffic offence so obviously they get their backs up a little bit and having a couple of drinks people are [...]

North Bay Police officer recognized by MADD

2018/01/09|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Country 600 January 9, 2018 Every year the organization recognizes the police officer who makes the most impaired driving arrests. Thomas made six impaired arrests in 2017. He says receiving the award is nice, but there’s a bigger issue here. “It’s still surprising that people get into a vehicle and drive after they’ve had a [...]

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 [...]