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RID program helps police nab drunk drivers on Sask. roads

2017/12/01|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CJME December 1, 2017 You might know better than to drive home drunk from the holiday party – but what about the person in the car next to you? Police agencies in Saskatchewan have been working with the public to combat the issue through the Report Impaired Drivers – or RID – program since 2011. [...]

Saskatchewan introduces zero tolerance drug impaired driving rules

2017/11/28|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News November 28, 2017

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 [...]

MADD memorial walk honours victims of impaired driving

2017/11/24|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Meadow Lake Now November 24, 2017 As a way to honour and remember the victims of impaired driving, a group of Meadow Lakers attended a memorial walk organized by the local Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) chapter. Shirley Lachance was a participant in the Walk To Remember, Thursday, Nov. 23. Lachance’s brother and nephew both [...]

Knights of Columbus make significant donation to MADD

2017/11/17|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now November 17, 2017 There will soon be more trained volunteers to support victims of impaired driving in Prince Albert thanks to a major donation by the Knights of Columbus. The Prince Albert founder and co-chair, Kerry Swallow made a cheque presentation to MADD Prince Albert for $12,892.58. The money was raised during [...]

30th Anniversary of Project Red Ribbon

2017/11/09|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CTV Regina Morning Live November 8, 2017  

Recent poll indicates majority of Saskatchewanians would be in favour of ridesharing

2017/11/08|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Global News November 8, 2017 A recent Nanos poll indicates that 80 per cent of Saskatchewan residents would be in favour or “somewhat support” the idea of a ridesharing service in the province. The data from the poll also showed that 53 per cent of respondents thought ridesharing would reduce impaired driving. Among people under [...]

MADD preparing for next battle in impaired driving war

2017/11/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

Regina Leader Post November 7, 2017 The tunes blaring as he keeps beat on the steering wheel, a guy pulls up to a drive thru window. Clearly, he has the munchies — except he seemingly can’t quite remember what he’s doing, what he wants, or how he got there. “What was the question?” he asks [...]

Saskatchewan raises penalties for drunk drivers with children in their vehicle

2017/11/03|Categories: Article|Tags: |

November 02, 2017 By The Canadian Press REGINA — The Saskatchewan government wants tougher penalties for people who drive drunk with children in their vehicle. Proposed legislation has been introduced that would mean an immediate seven-day driving suspension on a first offence for someone driving with a blood-alcohol content of .04 or higher and with [...]

MADD Canada memorial pays tribute to Danille Kerpan

2017/10/11|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Global News October 11, 2017 A second roadside memorial has been unveiled in Saskatchewan to remember those killed by impaired drivers. Danille Kerpan, 25, was killed on Oct. 10, 2014 after being struck head-on by a drunk driver heading the wrong way on Highway 11 near Bladworth. On the third anniversary of her death, Kerpan’s [...]