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Red Ribbon Campaign in Estevan to Raise Impaired Driving Awareness

2019/11/13|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

November 13, 2019 The Christmas season is fast approaching. As we know impaired driving happens every day, but it spikes during the holiday season. The Red Ribbon Campaign presented by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Connie Hagel, the Community Leader with MADD Canada, explains what the campaign entails. "What it is, is we have [...]

Reduction in CheckStop program like ‘giving them permission’ to drive drunk, say Winnipeg activists

2019/11/13|Categories: Article|Tags: |

GLOBAL NEWS November 13, 2019 Winnipeg police’s temporary reduction in the CheckStop program is like giving drunk drivers permission to get behind the wheel impaired, say local activists. The rise in violent crime means Winnipeg police say they have no choice but to re-direct officers from community services to the front lines – and that [...]

MADD criticizes chief’s decision to reduce checkstops

2019/11/13|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Winnipeg Free Press November 13, 2019 Police Chief Danny Smyth announced the Winnipeg Police Service is making temporary changes to its workforce to staff downtown foot patrol units and address a backlog of homicides, including reassigning an undisclosed number of traffic officers to general and foot patrol duties. Advocates are warning about the dangers of [...]

Choose your ride after drinking, MADD says

2019/11/11|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

St. Albert Daily November 11, 2019 STATS AND TIPS – Hundreds of Canadians are killed and tens of thousands are injured annually from impaired driving collisions – Impaired driving is the #1 criminal cause of death in Canada 10 Possible Signs of an Impaired Driver • Driving unreasonably fast, slow or at an inconsistent speed [...]

Impaired drivers will lose their vehicles immediately under new sanctions

2019/11/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CBC News November 7, 2019 Stronger, more timely consequences are coming for impaired drivers in Manitoba starting next month. Beginning Dec. 16, drivers will immediately lose their vehicles for registering a "warn" (a blood alcohol content of 0.05 to 0.079) on an approved screening device. The new immediate roadside prohibition also increases sanctions for drivers. A first [...]

‘A lot of close calls’: Mobile classroom uses VR to teach students the dangers of impaired driving

2019/11/07|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

CTV Kitchener November 7, 2019   CAMBRIDGE – The MADD Canada Mobile Classroom rolled into Preston Public School to give students a hands-on look of driving under the influence. The classroom travels across Ontario, teaching over 15,000 fourth to sixth grade students a year the importance of driving sober. The lesson starts with virtual reality, [...]

MADD kicks off its holiday Red Ribbon campaign

2019/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Medicine Hat News November 5, 2019 Lethbridge Herald Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada has launched its holiday Red Ribbon campaign to remind people and encourage them to drive sober this holiday season. The red ribbon symbolizes the importance of always driving sober as well as honouring the innocent victims of impaired driving. Although great [...]

Westcan and MADD aim to stop impaired driving with holiday campaign

2019/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Truck News November 5, 2019 COQUITLAM, B.C. – With the holiday season around the corner, Westcan Bulk Transport and MADD Canada are shining a light on the perils of impaired driving. As part of the 2019 effort, Westcan and MADD have made Jeremy Cook the face of the Impaired Driving Prevention Campaign. Cook was hospitalized [...]

Anti-impaired driving campaign launched ahead of the holidays

2019/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

680 News November 5, 2019

MADD Canada Ribbon Campaign Launch

2019/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Rogers TV Kitchener Waterloo November 5, 2019