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Plan Ahead For a Sober Ride on Quebec’s National Holiday

2019/06/20|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Montreal, Quebec –As Quebec’s National Holiday weekend approaches, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking Quebecers to make safety a priority and make sure they have a safe and sober ride home from their celebrations. “We wish everyone a fun holiday weekend, and encourage everyone to celebrate responsibly,” said MADD Canada Chief [...]

MADD Cobequid chosen to receive 100 Women Who Care funds

2019/06/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Truro Daily News June 19, 2019 Susan MacAskill hopes funding from 100 Women Who Care Truro will help save lives. MADD Cobequid was chosen as the recipient of the group’s June donation, which was about $6,000. “This is a big help to us,” said Susan MacAskill, the regional manager for MADD Canada. “It’ll help fund [...]

Pedestrian tip leads to impaired driving arrest in Victoria

2019/06/18|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Northern Pen June 18, 2019 VICTORIA, N.L. — A tip from a person out for an early-evening stroll helped police arrest and charge a woman from Victoria for impaired driving. According to a news release, Harbour Grace RCMP received a report from a pedestrian on a possible impaired driver on Sunday, June 16. Police made a [...]

Memorial bench installed for impaired driving victims

2019/06/18|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now June 18, 2019 A granite bench installed along the Rotary Trail by the riverbank holds special meaning for Karen Anthony-Burns. It’s where she’ll stop to rest while she walks her son’s dog and reflect on his life and others taken too soon because of alcohol-related crashes. “We wanted to install this bench [...]

New road signs enhance MADD campaign

2019/06/13|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Blackburn News June 13, 2019 You may start seeing some new road signs as you travel Windsor-Essex’s highways. Those signs are part of a campaign to encourage drivers to use the 911 system to report drivers that they believe are operating while impaired. It was launched Thursday morning during a media event at Caesars Windsor. [...]

New road signage targeting impaired drivers coming to Windsor-Essex County

2019/06/13|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Windsor Star June 13, 2019 Some new roadside scenery is coming to Windsor-Essex County that empowers drivers to help keep roads safe. Caesars Windsor Cares donated $12,750 to MADD Canada’s Campaign 911 — an initiative that uses signs to encourage people to alert police of suspected impaired drivers. When the campaign first started in 2008, [...]

Summer – a time to relax and be carefree…

2019/06/11|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, Here in Canada, summer represents a time to be carefree, to sit back, relax, and enjoy long, hot days and pleasant evenings with family and friends. But we also can't afford to let our guard down on our roads and waterways. Summer has the highest number of impaired driving crashes than any other [...]

911 calls result in impaired driving charges for two HRM men

2019/06/04|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Halifax Today June 4, 2019 Two men have been charged with impaired driving in separate incidents after 911 calls reported erratic drivers southbound on Highway 102 in Hants County. The first came in at 6:45 p.m. last Wednesday, when a caller says a pickup truck nearly hit their car as it was driving erratically at inconsistent [...]

Citizen calls 9-1-1 after watching vehicle collide with parked car, pole

2019/06/03|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: , |

NewmarketToday Staff June 3, 2019 NEWS RELEASE YORK REGIONAL POLICE ************************* York Regional Police has charged 27 drivers over the past week with impaired-related criminal driving offences. In one of the incidents which occurred on Friday, May 31, 2019, shortly before 3 p.m., York Regional Police received a call to 9-1-1 from a concerned citizen [...]

Langley Mounties who hauled drunk drivers off the road named to Alexa’s Team

2019/05/31|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Alder Grove Star May. 31, 2019 Three Langley RCMP officers have been named to Alexa’s Team, an honour given to police who take a significant number of drunk drivers off the roads each year. Const. Melissa Jongema, Const. Joshua Becker, and Const. Nicholas Bordignon were each named as new additions to the team in May. [...]