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Sudbury woman new president of MADD Canada

2020/02/06|Categories: Article|

Sudbury Star February 6, 2020 A Sudbury woman who lost her brother to a drunk driver says she’s looking forward to the day technology will be installed in vehicles to prevent impaired driving. “The hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries caused by alcohol and/or drug-related crashes each year are 100 per cent preventable,” Jaymie-Lyne [...]

DJ Hancock’s older sister the new national president of MADD Canada

2020/02/06|Categories: Article|

Sudbury.com February 6, 2020 The older sister of a teen killed by a drunk driver in 2014 has been named MADD Canada's new national president. Jaymie-Lyne Hancock will advance awareness and education initiatives, promote public policy priorities, and collaborate with volunteers and supporters, said a press release from the organization. Most importantly, she will be [...]

DJ Hancock’s sister named as MADD Canada’s national president

2020/02/06|Categories: Article|

In-Vehicle Testing Has The Power To End Impaired Driving; MADD Canada Wants 100% Of Canadians To Support It

2020/02/06|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – While a recent survey shows more than three-quarters of Canadians favour the addition of testing technology in vehicles to prevent impaired driving, MADD Canada and its new National President are striving for 100% support. In a survey of 1,001 Canadians, conducted by Ipsos in late January, 785 (78%) said they would be [...]

Jaymie-Lyne Hancock National President

2020/02/06|Categories: Online Statement|

Follow Jaymie-Lyne on social media! Facebook: @nationalpresidentmaddca Twitter: @PresidentMADDCa Instagram: nationalpresidentmaddca On August 21st 2014 around 11:00 p.m., Dean Jr. (DJ) Hancock was leaving a hockey tryout when he was struck head on by an impaired driver. Pinned in his vehicle for over an hour, DJ eventually succumbed to his injuries and died on the [...]

2nd Provincial Roadside Memorial for Victim of Alcohol-Related Crash To Be Unveiled Today

2020/02/05|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Edmonton, Alberta – A roadside memorial sign honouring the memory of Thomas Spinks, who died in an alcohol-related crash on October 23, 2017, will be unveiled today by his father Tony Wentworth and MADD Edmonton & Area Chapter. Located near the crash site on southbound Highway 2, just south of Highway 41, the sign features [...]

‘Means so much:’ MADD Canada unveils roadside memorial sign south of Edmonton

2020/02/05|Categories: Article|

EDMONTON JOURNAL February 5, 2020 A man killed in a alcohol-fuelled roadside crash on Highway 2 more than two years ago will be honoured with the first Edmonton-area memorial roadside sign. “It means so much, I’m sure it means everything to his kids, they’re gonna grow up and see that sign,” said Tony Wentworth, whose [...]

MADD Educating the Youth on Impaired Driving

2020/02/05|Categories: Article|

Discover Estevan February 5, 2020 Impaired driving is a serious issue from coast to coast in Canada, and the province of Saskatchewan is no different and actually holds higher rates of impaired drivers than most of Canada. MADD is looking to put an end to this and they are attempting to do so by educating [...]

Young CCS students taught the importance of impaired driving awareness

2020/01/31|Categories: Article|

Canora Courier January 31, 2020 The MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Canada SmartWheels Campaign brought its message of alcohol and drug awareness to CCS on January 21. Shawna Leson, who applied for and arranged the presentation, said there were a total of four sessions for the Grade 5A and B classes and the Grade 6A [...]

A Sober Driver Will Be Your MVP This Super Bowl Weekend

2020/01/31|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking Canadians to make the winning play before this weekend’s Super Bowl festivities begin by planning ahead for a sober ride home. “Everyone is on the same team when it comes to keeping roads safe,” said MADD Canada Chief Executive Officer Andrew Murie. [...]