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‘It’s disgusting’: MADD Canada CEO responds to incomplete impaired driving death stats

2019/12/06|Categories: Article|

The Morning Show – Global News Radio December 6, 2019

MADD Red Ribbon Campaign Begins Friday

2019/12/06|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Country 94 December 6, 2019 The Project Red Ribbon campaign for the Atlantic region launches in Saint John on Friday night. MADD Canada and Irving Oil are teaming up to promote sober driving throughout the region as the holiday season approaches. This is the 32nd year for Project Red Ribbon, which will see MADD Canada [...]

MADD Canada launches holiday Red Ribbon campaign

2019/12/06|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

650 CKOM December 6, 2019 Red ribbons aren’t just for gifts this holiday season; MADD Canada is using them to fight impaired driving. Lou Van de Vorst is the vice-president of the Saskatoon campaign. He lost his son Jordan, daughter-in-law Chanda and two grandchildren Kamryn and Miguire, when a drunk driver hit their vehicle on Jan. [...]

Caesars Windsor lights up red in support of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon

2019/12/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

OurWindsor.Ca December 5, 2019 Caesars Windsor is lighting up red throughout the first two weeks of December in a wonderful show of support for MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon sober driving holiday awareness campaign. “We thank Caesars Windsor for their support in helping spread the message about safe and sober driving during the holiday season.” said MADD [...]

‘We don’t want there to be an empty place at the dinner table’ : Operation Christmas launches in Nova Scotia

2019/12/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Halifax Today December 5, 2019 The campaign is aimed at keeping impaired drivers off the roads Government, law enforcement agencies, emergency services and MADD Canada are joining forces this holiday season for Operation Christmas - a campaign aimed at keeping impaired drivers off the roads. This means Nova Scotians can expect to see an increased police [...]

Festive RIDE hitting the road in Timmins and area

2019/12/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Timmins Today December 5, 2019 If you're planning to party this holiday season, plan ahead for how you're going to get home. It's one of the messages the Timmins Police, South Porcupine OPP, and the Timmins MADD chapter are delivering for the Festive RIDE campaign, which starts today. “We’re taking this opportunity to remind people to [...]

Victims of Impaired Drivers Remembered at MADD Vigil

2019/12/05|Categories: Article|Tags: |

VOCM December 5, 2019 The holidays are a difficult time for those who have lost loved ones especially when they were taken too soon by senseless acts. The MADD Avalon Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope for victims and survivors of impaired drivers was held last night at Wesley United Church. Family and friends are [...]

Canadian stats on impaired driving deaths incomplete, years out of date

2019/12/05|Categories: Article|

CBC News December 5, 2019  Canada's statistics on impaired and distracted driving fatalities, as well as drowning deaths, are incomplete and years out of date because the BC Coroners Service has repeatedly failed to share its data with the agencies that compile the national numbers. A CBC News investigation has determined that the information gap, which in [...]

Police, government, EHS, MADD Canada launch Operation Christmas

2019/12/04|Categories: Article|Tags: |

IHEARTRADIO December 4, 2019 Operation Christmas has launched in Stellarton, aiming once again to reduce impaired driving and encourage safe winter driving. Government, law enforcement agencies, emergency services and MADD Canada join forces each holiday season. Mark Hobeck, Chief of Police for the Stellarton Police Services, says, "There will be more checkpoints to ensure people are [...]

MADD delivers powerful prevention presentation in Fredericton

2019/12/04|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News December 4, 2019 “Up to four people a day are killed by impaired driving so it’s a national epidemic and we need to be talking about it,” said Dawn Regan the Chief Operating Officer of MADD Canada. In a packed Fredericton school auditorium, MADD Canada hosted an assembly called “Over the Edge” to educate students about [...]