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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 [...]

Project Red Ribbon kicks off its 30th campaign

2017/12/01|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Oakville Beaver December 1, 2017 MY VIEW: OAKVILLE NORTH-BURLINGTON MP PAM DAMOFF This year, 2017, marks the 30th year of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon and I was honoured to be the government sponsor of this year’s holiday awareness campaign launch on Parliament Hill. The iconic red ribbon — symbolizing the importance of always driving [...]

MADD Annapolis Valley red ribbons carry weighty message

2017/11/26|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Nova News Now November 26, 2017 KENTVILLE - MADD Annapolis Valley members are asking motorists to stand behind the message at the heart of the red ribbons they distribute this holiday season. “It’s a reminder that they’ll drive safe and drive sober, and it also serves memorial tribute to those that have been injured or [...]

Police stepping up enforcement over holidays

2017/11/25|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now November 25, 2017 Prince Albert Police will soon be making themselves a lot more visible. Starting this weekend and running throughout the holiday season, police are stepping up weekend traffic enforcement which will include more check stops. The Police service will be enforcing all traffic laws, but focusing on impaired driving and [...]

MADD ribbon marks 30 years with sobering reminder

2017/11/24|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

980 CJME November 24, 2017 As she remembered her brother, her best friend, Amy Kaufmann’s eyes filled with tears. While it may be excruciating for her to recall that Tanner Kaufmann died after being hit by a drunk driver north of Regina in September 2016, she also finds it necessary to share her story of [...]

Festive RIDE checks can happen at any time of day

2017/11/24|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Timmins Today November 24, 2017 For Timmins Police Insp. Henry Dacosta, the message this holiday season is simple: plan ahead and make the right decision. Today marks the beginning of the Festive RIDE season in Timmins. Timmins Police, the South Porcupine OPP and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) – Timmins Chapter kicked off the annual [...]

Putting an end to drunk driving

2017/11/24|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Timmins Times November 24, 2017 TIMMINS - Insp. Henry Dacosta is hoping the Timmins Police Service doesn't have to lay any impaired driving charges this holiday season. Last year, the Festive RIDE season ended with 12 impaired-related charges, compared to seven in 2015. “What we want to do this year – we want to get [...]

First-time donor, long-time supporter

2017/11/24|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Timmins Today November 24, 2017 Working in the insurance industry, Allstate Insurance's Jason Storey says he sees first-hand what happens when people drive impaired. After the police and emergency workers have done their work, he said the insurance company steps in to help replace damaged property or with recovery. At the kick off to the [...]

Students warned of impaired driving dangers

2017/11/23|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

North Bay Nugget November 23, 2017 Widdifield Secondary School students heard about the dangers of impaired driving Wednesday directly from those who have been impacted. The personal stories of victims and their families were shared with the students via an educational film and first-hand accounts during the launch of the Nipissing chapter of Mothers Against [...]

MADD, Bay of Islands hosts a night of remembrance and awareness

2017/11/22|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

The Western Star Nov. 22, 2017 A candlelight vigil was held inside the Salvation Army Temple for survivors and those affected by drunk driving. The vigil was hosted by MADD, Bay of Islands. Inside the Salvation Army Temple friends, family, victims and crash survivors gathered. A small group of first responders also participated in the [...]