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National signs honour victims of impaired driving

2020/02/27|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Yukon News February 27, 2020 A memorial sign along the southbound side of Highway 2 in Edmonton, just south of Highway 41, honours Thomas Spinks who was killed near the site in 2017. Spinks was originally from Whitehorse. The sign — “In Memory of Thomas T.C. Spinks” — also bears the Mothers Against Drunk Driving [...]

N.S. premier’s chief of staff did not talk to author of MacKay allegations

2020/02/27|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC News February 27, 2020   Laurie Graham, Premier Stephen McNeil's chief of staff, talked to the MLA and his constituency assistant at the centre of drunk-driving allegations, but did not consult the person making the claim before determining it had no merit. For the third day in a row, the allegations in an anonymous [...]

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness

2020/02/22|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, If there was anyone who needs a ray of light to offer hope in the darkness, it is a victim/survivor of a devastating impaired driving crash. Our hearts go out to these victims - they need to have a safe place to share their despair and know that they are not alone, that [...]

MADD Canada Comment on Visibility Concerns Around New Ontario Licence Plates

2020/02/19|Categories: Online Statement|

The night-time visibility issues with the new licence plates being reported by police and the public is a very serious concern. The ability to clearly see the licence plates is obviously crucial if people need to call police to report suspected impaired drivers, or other dangerous drivers. MADD Canada joins those asking the Government of [...]

Rama Gaming House Mississauga

2020/02/18|Categories: Cause-Related Programs|

MADD Canada is proud to be a charitable gaming partner (bingo) with Rama Gaming House in Mississauga, Ontario.   Together, we can help drive change and support victims of impaired driving.

Make Sure No Hearts Are Broken This Valentine’s Day – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

2020/02/13|Categories: National Media Release|

(Oakville, Ontario) – If you are headed out for a night on the town with your special someone to celebrate Valentine’s Day, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking you to make a sober ride part of the plan. “We hope everyone has a very special Valentine’s Day,” said MADD Canada National [...]

MADD Canada’s Education Program Currently Touring Manitoba To Deliver Sober Driving Message To Students

2020/02/13|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — MADD Canada and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) are delivering a powerful and emotional program about the risks and consequences of impaired driving to middle and high schools students across Manitoba. MADD Canada’s 2019-2020 School Assembly Program, titled Over the Edge, is being delivered to students in Grades 7 – 12 to highlight [...]

New Alberta Monument Creates Lasting Legacy for Victims of Impaired Driving

2020/02/12|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Edmonton, Alberta – MADD Canada is establishing a Memorial Monument to pay lasting tribute to Albertans who were suddenly and senselessly taken from their family and friends as a result of impaired driving. The Alberta Memorial Monument, to be built on the grounds of the Parkland RCMP Detachment in Spruce Grove, will be unveiled in [...]

New MADD community leader in Fort St. John

2020/02/11|Categories: Article|

Alaska Highway News February 11, 2020 Mothers Against Drunk Driving has announced Melissa Dunn as its new community leader in Fort St. John. Dunn will focus her efforts around public awareness and education initiatives, and building partnerships with local groups to help end impaired driving, the organization said. Crashes involving alcohol and drugs are the [...]

Sudbury’s Jaymie-Lyne Hancock named president of MADD Canada

2020/02/07|Categories: Article|

CBC News  February 7, 2020 Jaymie-Lyne Hancock says her brother D.J. would "be proud." Hancock has been named the president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) a national advocacy group that works to stop impaired driving. She has been bringing her message of staying safe behind the wheel since her brother D.J. was killed by an [...]