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Alberta won’t appeal ruling on impaired driving law, will make changes: Minister

Canadian press August 16, 2017 EDMONTON — The Alberta government will not appeal a ruling that struck down part of its impaired driving legislation allowing police to suspend the licences of suspected drunk drivers. Justice [...]

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Community leader appointed for MADD

Lethbridge Herald August 14, 2017 A safer driving advocate has been appointed in Lethbridge. Anita Huchala has volunteered as a community leader for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Every year, she points out, hundreds of Canadians [...]

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‘Indescribable’: Pain of drunk driving death still lingers at 5th annual Nick Coates Memorial Car Show

CBC Aug 12, 2017 The weather co-operated and the sun was shining as family and friends of Nick Coates gathered in Conception Bay South on Saturday for the fifth annual car show in his memory. [...]

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MADD Calgary endorses potential lowering of blood-alcohol limit

660 News Aug 12, 2017 MADD Calgary is hopeful the federal government will follow through on the idea of lowering the legal blood alcohol limit for drivers. Earlier this week, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said [...]

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Tightening drunk driving laws would put Canada closer to many other countries: MADD

Ottawa Citizen August 11, 2017 Canada does a lousy job of preventing impaired driving deaths compared to other countries and lowering legal blood alcohol limits would be a step toward improving that, according to the [...]

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Letter: Time to bring ride-sharing options to Saskatchewan

Regina Leader Post August 11, 2017 Andrew Murie, chief executive officer of MADD Canada, writes: Crashes involving alcohol and/or drugs are the leading criminal cause of death in Canada. Every day, on average, four Canadians [...]

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