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Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride This Saint Jean Baptiste Day, MADD Canada Urges

Montreal, Quebec – The holiday weekend is nearly here and there’s no shortage of fun activities and events to mark Saint Jean Baptiste Day and the vibrant history, culture and people of Quebec. While everyone [...]

2017/06/22|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Keep the Holiday Long-Weekend Free From Crashes and Tragedy – Drive Sober

Oakville, Ontario, May 19, 2017 – Whether you are opening the cottage, heading out on the boat or kicking back on the deck or patio this Victoria Day long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance [...]

2017/05/19|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

Saskatchewan Victim of Impaired Driving Honoured in New Awareness Campaign

Campaign by MADD Canada and RTL-Westcan Group of Companies features photo of Danille Kerpan and message encouraging motorists to report suspected impaired drivers by calling 911. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – On October 10, 2014, 25-year-old Danille [...]

2017/05/17|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: , , |

Mandatory Screening Provision in Bill C-46 Will Reduce Impaired Driving Crashes, Deaths and Injuries in Canada

Oakville/Ontario – The mandatory screening provision in Bill C-46, the Government of Canada’s recently proposed legislation to reform impaired driving laws, will significantly reduce impaired driving in Canada, saving hundreds of lives and preventing thousands [...]

2017/05/12|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

Why Mandatory Roadside Breath Screening?

The Liberal government recently introduced Bill C-46, which would update, simplify and rationalize the federal impaired driving law. In terms of traffic safety, the most important change is the “mandatory alcohol screening” (MAS) provision. However, [...]

2017/05/11|Categories: Online Statement|Tags: |

With Prom and Grad Season Fast Approaching, PEI Students See How Impaired Driving Can Devastate Lives ‘In The Blink Of An Eye’

Elmsdale, Prince Edward Island — As students around the province look forward to proms, grads and year-end parties, MADD Canada and Prince Edward Island Liquor Control Commission (PEILCC) are visiting schools this week to deliver [...]

2017/05/10|Categories: Provincial Media Release|