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Keep Roads Safe This Festive Season – Plan Ahead for a Safe Ride Home if Drinking or Consuming Drugs

2018/11/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As we head into the first weekend of December, the holiday parties and gatherings are ramping up. MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking all Canadians to keep the festivities safe by always having sober transportation home if alcohol and/or cannabis are being consumed. “Tragedies caused by impaired driving [...]

Faces capture tragedy of impaired driving

2018/11/29|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Postmedia Network November 29, 2018 The picture of a Sudbury teen killed by a drunk driver is part of a display warning people in Northern Ontario about the dangers of impaired driving. You don’t realize the impact drunk driving has until you see the faces put to the names, said Sheri Yank, who works at [...]

Sudbury police launch R.I.D.E. campaign to check for alcohol and cannabis use

2018/11/29|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CBC News Nov 29, 2018 Sudbury police launched their festive ride check campaign on Wednesday and this year, police will be tasked with also checking for cannabis use or consumption. During the Christmas season, the police increase the number of R.I.D.E. checks they conduct around the region. Now, they've expanded their scope to check for [...]

A sobering message

2018/11/28|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Castanet Nov 28, 2018 MADD Canada is reaching out to area students with a sobering message: there could be no tomorrow based on the decisions you make today. The School Assembly Program is being held in schools across the nation and will be at Fulton Secondary School Nov. 29 at 1:45 p.m. Titled 'No Tomorrow,' [...]

Annual Festive R.I.D.E. underway

2018/11/28|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

The Oshawa Express November 28, 2018 The holiday season is one filled with family, friendship and festivities, but is also a time of year when the number of impaired drivers on the road increases significantly. Based on data from the past five years, it is expected more than 100 motorists will be charged with impaired-driving [...]

LCBO and Its Customers Show the Joy of Giving Back in December Fundraising Campaign for MADD Canada

2018/11/27|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario – The holiday season is upon us and nowhere is the joy of giving more evident than in the more than 600 LCBO stores hosting the annual Joy of Giving Back campaign for MADD Canada and four Ontario Children’s Hospitals. From now until December 31st, LCBO customer service representatives will invite patrons to [...]

Alert witnesses catch alleged impaired driver

2018/11/26|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

BLACKBURN NEWS NOVEMBER 26, 2018 A woman has been charged with impaired driving, thanks to tips from concerned drivers. The Ontario Provincial Police said it happened around 8 p.m. Sunday. Dispatchers took a call from someone who witnessed a vehicle that was being driven all over the road on southbound Division Road in Kingsville. The [...]

Traffic complaint helps Northumberland OPP ‘remove impaired driver from Highway 401’

2018/11/26|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|

Northumberland News November 26, 2018 NORTHUMBERLAND — A traffic complaint has helped police to get an impaired driver off of the roads, says Northumberland OPP. On Nov. 23, at about 4:15 p.m., officers with the Northumberland OPP say they responded to a report of a possible impaired driver travelling eastbound on Highway 401, west of [...]

LCBO JOY OF GIVING BACK CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT MCMASTER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

2018/11/26|Categories: Article|

610 CKTB November 26, 2018 The LCBO will be collecting donations to support McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation through the Joy of Giving Back campaign. Starting today, donations made at any LCBO store throughout south-central Ontario will go toward the Hospital Foundation. McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation will use the proceeds for a Teenage Alcohol Use Awareness program [...]

Police on the prowl for impaired drivers across the North

2018/11/26|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Timmins Daily Press November 26, 2018 The festive season, normally a time of happiness and good cheer, is going to be ruined for some city residents who think they can drink and drive and get away with it. That’s how Timmins Police and Ontario Provincial Police officers are looking toward the month of December when [...]