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NB Students See How All Their Tomorrows Could Be Erased By Impaired Driving

2019/04/18|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — An education program from MADD Canada and generously sponsored by Alcool NB Liquor (ANBL) is giving New Brunswick students a powerful look at how all their ‘tomorrows’ can be taken away when someone gets behind the wheel impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. MADD Canada’s 2018-2019 School Assembly Program, titled No Tomorrow, is a 45-minute film [...]

Plan on Getting Home Safely this Holiday Long Weekend – Arrange a Sober Ride Home

2019/04/17|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – The first holiday long weekend of spring is here and MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to make it a safe one by arranging sober transportation home. “If you’re going to be drinking or consuming drugs, please make sure you have a sober ride home,” said MADD [...]

Event in Estevan continues the fight against impaired driving

2019/04/13|Categories: Article|

Estevan Mercury April 13, 2019 The Estevan chapter for Mothers Against Drunk Driving continued its efforts to create awareness of the battle against impaired driving by hosting a town hall-style event Saturday afternoon in downtown Estevan. Estevan Police Service, Estevan RCMP, Estevan Fire Rescue Service, Estevan city council, Saskatchewan Government Insurance and others for the [...]

MADD Canada Statement Regarding Ontario Budget 2019

2019/04/12|Categories: Online Statement|

We are awaiting more details on the recent announcements that the Ontario Government has made, but it is clear in its intentions to modernize the province’s alcohol regulations. MADD Canada urges the Government to proceed cautiously, to consult with stakeholders and to ensure the necessary and appropriate resources for enforcement and regulation are in place [...]

MADD Canada and health advocates urge caution over Ontario alcohol reforms

2019/04/12|Categories: Article|

Toronto Star April 12, 2019 The province needs to ensure that new regulations around alcohol are rolled out in a way that protects public safety, including additional resources for enforcement and regulation and perhaps a public information campaign, says the legal director of MADD Canada. “If you’re going to change the rules, you need to [...]

Experts worry that looser alcohol laws may encourage risky drinking

2019/04/12|Categories: Article|

Ottawa Sun April 12, 2019 Ontario’s proposal to loosen the rules on drinking — especially in public — has worried a number of community groups wanting to see the province provide more resources for alcohol-related health-care costs. The budget would let municipalities open parks to drinking, would let bars and restaurants serve alcohol starting at [...]

When you lose someone, the first thing you forget about them is their voice

2019/04/12|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, Imagine for a moment the sound of a loved one's voice. It's easy if you hear it all the time. The sound of their laughter, the quirky expressions they use, the way they sing off-key in the car – they're all as familiar to you as your own voice. Now imagine if the [...]

Looser booze rules in Ontario concern MADD

2019/04/11|Categories: Article|

Blackburn News April 11, 2019 The Ontario budget promises more alcohol choices for adults but doesn’t mention any investment for Highway 3. The Ford Conservatives said Highway 401 will be widened from London to Tilbury but there was no money in the budget to widen Highway 3 from Essex to Leamington. Premier Doug Ford’s first [...]

ParcelPal

2019/04/10|Categories: Sponsor and Donor Profiles|

ParcelPal is a technology driven, on-demand delivery service connecting people with the goods they love through a shared network of community couriers. They have joined forces with MADD Canada to promote safety within the community and lessen the damage caused by impaired driving. Their on-demand marketplace empowers consumers with the choice of having their alcohol [...]

Ontario to legalize tailgate parties; amendment to be introduced in budget

2019/04/09|Categories: Article|

The Canadian Press April 9, 2019 TORONTO — Sports fans in Ontario will soon be able to have a drink and tailgate before a game. Government House Leader Todd Smith said the Progressive Conservatives will provide more details on the proposal to legalize tailgate parties — normally held in the parking lot of a sporting venue before a [...]