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Pringles Power Vending Program

2019/02/13|Categories: Cause-Related Programs|

The Pringles Power Vending program is placing Pringles dispensers in convenient locations from coast to coast in support of MADD Canada. At just $2 per can, these irresistible snacks are helping MADD Canada in its mission to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime. The annual fundraising goal for this program [...]

Get You and Your Special Valentine Home Safely – Plan Ahead For a Sober Ride

2019/02/13|Categories: National Media Release|

(Oakville, Ontario) – While Valentine’s Day inspires thoughts of flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates for many people, it can be a poignant and painful reminder of loss for victims and survivors of impaired driving. For Carolyn Swinson, Valentine’s Day is an especially painful reminder of two tragic losses. On February 12, 1993, Ms. Swinson [...]

New Impaired Driving Program Urges MB Students to Protect All Their Tomorrows By Always Driving Sober

2019/02/13|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario — Manitoba middle and high school students are seeing how one split-second decision to drive impaired today can take away all their tomorrows in MADD Canada’s latest School Assembly Program. Supported by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), the 45-minute program titled No Tomorrow shows students how mixing alcohol, cannabis and other drugs with driving [...]

2 GTA cops facing impaired driving charges

2019/02/11|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Please sell responsibly: Ontario launches cannabis retail training

2019/02/07|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Toronto Star February 7, 2019 It will take four hours of online training before employees can step behind the counter of a pot shop in this province. That’s the average length of time a mandatory course known as CannSell will take prospective workers in Ontario’s forthcoming cannabis stores to complete, its builders say. Created [...]

Uber ride sharing services now available in Saskatoon

2019/02/05|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Regina Leader Post February 5, 2019 The first official ride share trip in Saskatchewan took place in Saskatoon on Tuesday afternoon, kicking off the service for the province as the Uber app went live. “It was nice to be the first ride in a ride share in Saskatoon,” Joe Hargrave, the minister responsible for SGI [...]

‘Be smart about your choices,’ MADD presentation tells Sylvan Lake students

2019/02/04|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Sylvan Lake News February 4, 2019 Brandon Radhay with Mother’s Against Drunk Driving spoke to middle school students Thursday about making safe choices while driving and as a passenger. Radhay was invited to Ecole Mother Teresa School to explain to the students the dangers of impaired driving, and its cost. He told the students, who [...]

Don’t discount effects of marijuana if driving after Super Bowl: MADD

2019/02/03|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Windsor February 3, 2019 After the Super Bowl, fans will leave their parties full of food and drink and MADD Canada is reminding people not to drive drunk or high. MADD Windsor-Essex spokesperson Chaouki Hamka says while many understand the dangers of drinking and driving, others are quick to discount the threats associated with [...]

Public Tip Leads to Arrest of Impaired Driver in Conception Bay North

2019/02/02|Categories: Article|Tags: |

VOCM February 2, 2019 A tip from the public helped to remove an impaired driver from the road in Conception Bay North Thursday afternoon. Harbour Grace RCMP received an anonymous tip about an impaired driver who left Kingston and was heading south toward Carbonear. Police located the suspect vehicle in Victoria. The driver, a 54-year-old [...]

Make A Winning Play Before The Super Bowl Begins – Plan a Sober Ride Home

2019/02/01|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking Canadians to put safety first as they enjoy this weekend’s Super Bowl festivities – if you’re going to be drinking, or consuming cannabis or any other drugs, hand off the driving duties to someone sober. Every year in Canada, hundreds of people [...]