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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 [...]

Turning tragedy into hope

2017/11/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Alberta Primetime Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:22AM MST Every day, 174 are injured and an average of four Canadians are killed in collisions involving an impaired driver. Edmonton’s Gillian Phillips lost her sixteen year old daughter to one of those collisions, and it forever changed the direction of her life. Ever since, she has [...]

MADD Red Deer holds candlelight vigil of hope and remembrance

2017/11/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Red Deer News Now November 19, 2017 Roughly 50 people attended a candlelight vigil in Red Deer Saturday night to honour and remember their loved ones lost to impaired driving. The Red Deer chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving held its 25th annual Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance at St. Luke’s Church and it [...]

Alberta to bolster drug-impaired driving laws

2017/11/14|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Pincher Creek Voice November 14, 2017 Government of Alberta - The Government of Canada has introduced legislation that would legalize the use and possession of non-medical cannabis and make changes to federal impaired-driving laws in the Criminal Code. The proposed federal changes include three new impaired driving charges specific to cannabis, cannabis/alcohol combination and other [...]

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of MADD Canada’s Red Ribbon Campaign

2017/11/07|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CTV Edmonton Morning Live November 7, 2017

Edmonton’s Project Red Ribbon aims to stop impaired driving during holiday season

2017/11/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Global News November 3, 2017 An annual campaign to stop impaired driving in Edmonton during the holiday season kicked off Friday. Mayor Don Iveson and Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht were on hand for the launch of MADD Edmonton & Area’s annual Project Red Ribbon campaign, which raises awareness about the risks of impaired driving [...]

MADD Parkland to light up City Hall

2017/11/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Spruce Grove Examiner/Stony Plain Reporter November 3, 2017 Spruce Grove’s City Hall will be bathed in red on Nov. 15 to commemorate those who’ve lost their lives as a result of drunk and intoxicated driving and to mark the beginning of a campaign to avoid future tragedies. Nov. 15 will serve as the official launch [...]

Red ribbons show commitment to end impaired driving deaths

2017/11/03|Categories: Article, Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Edmonton Journal November 3, 2017 “My son will never know his grandfather,” Allison Tatham said Friday, speaking at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Edmonton launch of the Project Red Ribbon campaign. Tatham’s father had left his Regina home one morning in June 2014 on what should have been a quick trip to buy a [...]

‘Something no family wants to hear:’ MADD ties red ribbons against impaired driving

2017/11/02|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Metro November 2, 2017 When Japnoor Kharbanda first heard about the perils of impaired driving during a MADD Canada presentation in junior high school, she never thought the cause would be something that affected her own family. Yet Kharbanda’s father, Amritpal, was killed by an impaired driver on May 2, 2015. “That day we heard [...]

MADD Calgary anxiously awaits mandatory screening legislation for impaired drivers

2017/11/02|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Calgary Sun November 2, 2017 Marking three decades of raising awareness and supporting victims, officials with Mothers Against Drunk Driving are eagerly awaiting federal legislation they say could reduce impaired driving deaths. Speaking at Thursday’s launch event for MADD Canada’s annual red ribbon campaign, MADD Calgary spokesman Dan Lavallee said he’s excited to see the [...]