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New Saskatchewan road signs show where impaired drivers have been caught

2020/05/21|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

Global News May 21, 2020 New road signs in Regina and Estevan, Sask., are calling attention to the ways people can help stop impaired drivers. Fifty identical signs stating “impaired driver caught here” will be placed in different locations where police apprehended drivers who were drunk or high, following 911 calls from the public. “This program is [...]

MADD Canada Report Outlines Federal Measures Required To Address Impaired Driving And Support Victims/Survivors

2020/05/12|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada’s newly-released federal policy report recommends new measures the Canadian government should adopt to further address the impaired driving problem and better support victims and survivors of this violent crime.  The Top 10 Report: Federal Measures to Minimize Impaired Driving and Support Victims outlines 10 key legislative and policy recommendations.  “Changes [...]

New MADD Canada Report Urges Provinces/Territories To Do More To Prevent Impaired Driving

2020/05/12|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – A new report from MADD Canada is calling on provinces and territories to strengthen legislative and policy measures to prevent impaired driving and to better support victims and survivors.  The Top 10 Report: Provincial and Territorial Measures to Minimize Impaired Driving and Support Victims provides each province and territory with an individualized [...]

Join Our Webinars for Victims and Survivors of Impaired Driving

2020/04/30|Categories: webinar|

Our National Conference for Victims of Impaired Driving, originally scheduled for late May, had to be postponed until the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But we are very pleased to announce two new interactive webinars for victims and survivors across the country. Memorializing and Honouring Those We Have Lost Saturday, May 30 at 1:00 [...]

You have questions…We have answers…

2020/04/13|Categories: Campaigns|

Dear Friend, What exactly is Mandatory Alcohol Screening (MAS) and how will it save lives? As MADD Canada's new National President, I've noticed how often these questions have been asked. It seems like everyone is wondering if MAS, which gives police the authority to demand a breath sample from any driver lawfully pulled over, will [...]

Rockwood Forest Nurseries

2020/04/01|Categories: Cause-Related Programs|

MADD Canada is proud of its collaboration with Rockwood Forest Nurseries based in Kawartha Lakes, Ontario.  Rockwood Forest Nurseries sells a variety of trees (shade & fruit), evergreens, shrubs and perennials to both wholesale and retail customers across Canada for the last 35 years and has agreed to give a portion of its revenue to MADD [...]

Update on Services During COVID 19

2020/03/30|Categories: Online Statement|

Dear MADD Canada Members, Volunteers and Supporters:  We hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe.  Like all of you, the MADD Canada family is striving to meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak. We are committed to following the guidance of our public health authorities, and to ensuring the safety [...]

Pain of DUI fatality lives on forever for Nova Scotia MADD representative

2020/03/18|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Truro Daily March 18, 2020 It’s been more than 26 years since Susan MacAskill lost her dad. The painful memories of his last 10 days have never waned. “Sometimes it seems like forever, sometimes it seems like yesterday,” she said. “It is constantly on my mind.” Her father and stepmother were driving through Glenholme when [...]

Impaired Driving Prevention Awareness Week

2020/03/15|Categories: Online Statement|

March 15 -21, 2020 is National Impaired Driving Prevention Awareness Week across Canada. MADD Canada is proud to join governments, law enforcement agencies and community organizations in raising awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving. Impaired Driving Is NOT An Accident. Let’s Drop The ‘A’ Word To highlight the entirely preventable nature of [...]

Don’t Test Your Luck By Driving Impaired – Plan A Sober Ride Home From St. Patrick’s Day Festivities

2020/03/13|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – If you are getting an early start to your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on the weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking you to rely on good planning, not good luck, to get home safely. “A tragic crash is the last thing on anyone’s mind as they celebrate [...]