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MADD Canada on Saskatchewan’s dropping impaired driving numbers

2020/06/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global Saskatchewan June 29, 2020

Keep Roads Safe This Canada Day – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

2020/06/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – Canada Day celebrations may look a little different this year as much of the country still has COVID-19 related restrictions on large gatherings, but MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to remain vigilant about impaired driving and do their part to keep roads and highways safe.  “As [...]

6 years for impaired driver who killed Laurier dean not enough: MADD

2020/06/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Waterloo Region Record June 29, 2020 KITCHENER — A six-year prison sentence for the impaired driver who killed Wilfrid Laurier University dean Leanne Holland Brown is insufficient, says the president of the Waterloo Region chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. “We always feel the sentences aren’t necessarily in line with the crime,” Steve Bowden said [...]

Virtual safe grad message presented to Pictou County Class of 2020

2020/06/25|Categories: Article|Tags: |

SaltWire Network June 25, 2020 NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Students from all three high schools throughout Pictou County will be able to view virtually the devastating realities associated with texting and impaired driving and the realities emergency responders face each time they respond to a crash involving teens. This year due to COVID-19 and the inability for [...]

MADD launches eye-catching new impaired driving awareness initiative

2020/06/24|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Grande Prairie Now June 22, 2020 For once, rubbernecking to check out the scene of a crash is being encouraged. MADD Grande Prairie and its partners have stationed a wrecked vehicle near Highway 43 and Range Road 51 in the hopes of reminding people not to drive while impaired by drugs or alcohol. With the [...]

Richmond Hill woman re-arrested for impaired driving

2020/06/23|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Global News June 23, 2020

Take killer drunk driver off roads forever if convicted of new charges

2020/06/23|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Michele Mandel – Toronto Sun June 23, 2020 Three strikes and this menace on the roads should never be able to drive again. Darya Selinevich, on parole for the hit-and-run drunk driving death of a cyclist just five years ago, is back behind bars with her third set of impaired driving charges. Obviously, this young woman [...]

Make A Sober Ride Home Part Of Your Plans For St. Jean-Baptiste Holiday

2020/06/22|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Montreal, Quebec – St. Jean-Baptiste Day is nearly here, and even though the celebrations may be smaller this year due to COVID-19, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to choose a sober ride option if they are out and consuming  alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “We hope everyone has a [...]

MADD Canada Applauds Saskatchewan for Significant Reduction in Impaired Driving Deaths and Injuries

2020/06/17|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario – Fewer families in Saskatchewan are facing the pain and grief of losing a loved one or suffering a devastating injury in alcohol and/or drug related crashes, thanks to the province’s ongoing commitment to reducing impaired driving.  Statistics released today by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) show that 21 people were killed in impaired [...]

It can happen at any time.

2020/06/08|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, When Justine Ellis got out of bed that Monday morning, she had no idea her husband, Stuart, had already been killed by an impaired driver. The deadly crash happened that morning at 5:45am while Stuart was driving to work. He died leaving behind his 14-month-old son and Justine, newly pregnant with their second child. [...]