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What are your plans this summer?

2018/06/13|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, Sweet, sweet summer. As Canadians, we look forward to it all year long. After all, summer is a time for cottage weekends, picnics, and long, leisurely road trips – a time to enjoy life and create the memories we’ll remember tomorrow. That was Bradley Lentz’s plan when he and his wife, Nancy, joined [...]

Tie Senate vote blocks move to put mandatory alcohol screening back into bill

2018/06/12|Categories: Article|Tags: |

iPolitics Jun 12, 2018 In a surprise tie vote that stretched across party lines, an attempt to put random alcohol testing back into the Liberal government’s impaired driving legislation failed Tuesday evening. The chamber rejected – in a 38-38 vote with three abstentions – a move by Independent Sen. Marc Gold that would have put [...]

Community Comes Together To Help Fight Impaired Driving At MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change (GTA) Event

2018/05/30|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario – Community members, supporters and volunteers will gather on Sunday at the MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change (GTA) event to raise funds and awareness to help stop impaired driving and support victims and survivors. Impaired driving continues to be a deadly problem on Canadian roads, claiming more than 1,000 lives each [...]

MADD Canada President Praises NL Road Safety Cannabis Laws

2018/05/29|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

VOCM May 29, 2018 The President of MADD Canada is pleased with new road safety laws surrounding cannabis which becomes legal this year. Patricia Hynes-Coates says the province’s initiative and proposed legislation are leading the country. She says the laws announced yesterday are some of the strongest laws in the country, second only to PEI, [...]

MADD Brandon & area to host 1st Strides for Change Glow Run

2018/05/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Country 880 AM May 29, 2018 Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - June 22nd MADD Brandon & Area will be hosting their first Strides for Change Glow Run. The 5 km walk/run supports Chapters and Community Leaders in their efforts to educate the public about the dangers of impaired driving and to help victims in their communities. [...]

Students in Marystown and Burin spread messages to discourage impaired driving

2018/05/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Labradorian May 29, 2018 MARYSTOWN, N.L.— Students from Grades 5-7 at Sacred Heart Academy in Marystown and as well as grade 3-7 students at Jamieson Academy in Burin recently took part in an Impaired Awareness campaign to bring attention to the issue of impaired driving. The Burin Peninsula Chapter of MADD Canada, as well [...]

Local MADD chapter looking for new members

2018/05/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Comox Valley Record May 29, 2018 The Comox Valley chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers is looking for new members and is aiming to pass along information about the dangers of impaired driving. The chapter is hosting its annual general meeting June 4 at 6 p.m. at the Comox Valley Community Health Centre at 961 [...]

City council: Impaired driving memorial coming to city hall

2018/05/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Saskatoon StarPhoenix May 29, 2018 Saskatoon motorists will soon get a reminder of the perils and tragedy of impaired driving every time they pass city hall on 24th Street. City council on Monday approved establishing a memorial to the victims of impaired driving that will be paid for by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The [...]

MADD Canada Calls on the Senate to Restore Life-Saving Measure to Federal Impaired Driving Bill

2018/05/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is urging the Senate to restore mandatory alcohol screening to Bill C-46, after the Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs voted to remove it from the proposed federal legislation last week.  Bill C-46: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to [...]

Manitoba Monument is a Lasting Legacy for Victims of Impaired Driving

2018/05/28|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Westman Journal MAY 28, 2018 Providing a safe and beautiful space for families and friends to pay tribute to their loved ones. Manitoba– May 24, 2018 – MADD Canada’s Manitoba Chapters and Community Leaders have created a beautiful Memorial Monument to honour those who have been so suddenly and senselessly killed in impaired driving crashes. [...]