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A strong reminder’: Roadside memorial built for impaired driving victims

2019/08/23|Categories: Article|Tags: |

660 News August 23, 2019 When you drive along Highway 22 you’ll notice a new sign at the side of the road. It’s a memorial for impaired driving victims and a reminder to other drivers that impaired driving kills. CEO of MADD Canada Andrew Murie says there is no excuse for people to drive impaired. “Every one [...]

MADD Canada’s first-ever Alberta roadside memorial pays tribute to Calgary man

2019/08/23|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News August 23, 2019 Madd Canada unveiled Alberta’s first roadside memorial on Friday and it honours the memory of 55-year-old Alfred “Fred” Benary. Benary was killed by a drunk driver in October 2015. RCMP at the time said his car collided with a pickup truck on Alberta’s Highway 22, just north of Highway 1. [...]

Alberta’s First Roadside Memorial Sign Honouring Victim Of Impaired Driving To Be Unveiled Today

2019/08/23|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Calgary, Alberta – The family of Alfred Benary joins the Honourable Ric McIver, Alberta Minister of Transportation, MADD Canada and representatives from the Alberta Sheriffs Branch, Calgary Police Service and Calgary Emergency Medical Service this morning for the unveiling of Alberta’s first roadside memorial sign honouring a victim of impaired driving. Alfred died in October [...]

Keep Roads, Lakes and Trails Safe This Weekend – Drive Sober

2019/08/01|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians prepare to enjoy another summer weekend – a holiday long weekend across much of the country – MADD Canada and Allstate Canada are asking everyone to drive sober, or to plan a safe ride home if alcohol and/or drugs are part of their plans. “Whether you are planning a road [...]

Blood donations are a team effort

2019/07/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Lethbridge Herald July 30, 2019 Canadian Blood Services has teamed up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Lethbridge and Area to host their second annual Drive to Save Lives campaign, where they are encouraging the community to donate blood over the month of August. While the campaign encourages people to help save lives in the community, [...]

Riders remember Berardi

2019/07/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Chronicle Journal July 29, 2019 The memory of Nicholas Berardi was alive with the roar of about 120 motorcycles on Sunday. The 28-year-old was on his motorcycle two years ago when he was killed in a collision with a truck at the intersection of Dog Lake Road and Kam Current Road in Gorham Township. The [...]

Cannabis legalization might be contributor to higher drug impaired driving offences: Stats Canada

2019/07/26|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

The number of drug impaired diving offences have risen significantly in the province since 2008. The Growth Op July 26, 2019 Data released by Statistics Canada Monday shows the number of drug impaired driving offences in Saskatchewan increased in 2018 — and has been climbing steadily overall since 2008. In 2008, 4.2 offences occurred per [...]

Uber in B.C.? Ride-hailing companies, advocates worried regulations too restrictive

2019/07/08|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

CTV Vancouver July 8, 2019 Imagine working for a cab company, ending your shift late and not and then not being able to get a taxi to stop and take you home. Christiana Virtue said that’s exactly what happened to her. “I was off at three o'clock in the morning waiting for a cab and [...]

Andrew Murie: British Columbians need ride-hailing option now

2019/07/05|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

OPINION: Rather than focus on a specific licence class, MADD Canada encourages the provincial government to focus on other criteria that have direct road safety benefits MADD Canada is committed to working with stakeholders and governments to do everything possible to improve road safety in our communities. Despite stronger laws and increased public awareness, impaired [...]

RV Driver/Youth Facilitator

2019/07/04|Categories: Jobs|Tags: |

MADD Canada Elementary School Program Outreach Facilitator - SK Do you want to make a difference in the lives of youth? If so, MADD Canada, a national charitable organization that works to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime, requires a full-time Elementary School Program Outreach Facilitator for the 2019-20 school [...]