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Nation-wide campaign against impaired driving

2019/03/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Blackburn News March 19, 2019 MADD Sarnia Lambton is taking part in a nation-wide campaign to keep our roads safe. The second National Impaired Driving Prevention Week is March 17-23. So far in 2019, Lambton OPP officers have laid 15 impaired driving charges. In 2018, Sarnia police laid a total of 46 impaired driving charges [...]

National Impaired Driving Prevention Week In Strathmore

2019/03/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Strathmore Now March 19, 2019 National Impaired Driving Prevention Week is running from March 17-23. It is a week dedicated to educating Canadians on the importance of not driving while impaired. According to Aaron Libby, check stop coordinator and director for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), said impaired driving is 100 per cent preventable. He [...]

‘We’re still dealing with the repercussions’: P.A. couple hit by impaired driver 36 years ago

2019/03/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now March 19, 2019 Rod and Della Hicks don’t remember much the night of a fateful crash in 1983, but they’re still feeling the effects of it today, and say they will for the rest of their lives. On July 12, 1983 Della and Rod were involved in an impaired driving accident, which [...]

MADD touring schools to show dangers of all impaired driving

2019/03/05|Categories: Article|Tags: |

My Grande Prairie Now March 5, 2019 A group of students at Grande Prairie Composite High School have taken in a new style of Mothers Against Drunk Driving program. The spotlight has broadened, with the dangers of cannabis and prescription pills also front and centre along with alcohol. Teacher Crystal Wyton says the opportunity to [...]

Tips lead to arrest of two impaired drivers in St. John’s

2019/03/03|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

NTV News March 3, 2019 Around 9 p.m. RNC responded to a call reporting an impaired driver in the area of Blackmarsh road. The vehicle and 32-year-old driver were located in the west end of the capital city. Then shortly before midnight Police received another tip, this time regarding a driver in Paradise. The 48-year-old [...]

Don’t drink and ride: Labrador West snowmobile group concerned by drinking on trails

2019/02/22|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Northern Pen February 22, 2019 LABRADOR CITY, N.L. — Snowmobiling is a great winter activity, and in Labrador West, the long winters attract a lot of people to take part - but there's one hard truth: drinking and riding just don't mix. The White Wolf Snowmobile Club maintains hundreds of kilometers of groomed trails and [...]

MADD Sarnia-Lambton is appealing for volunteers

2019/02/20|Categories: Article|

Lambton Shield February 20, 2019 Organization is holding information day on Sunday, March 3 The local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is appealing to members of the community who may be interesting in volunteering with the organization. With that in mind, MADD is hosting an information day on Sunday, March 3, with information available upstairs [...]

Ontario pot workers to be trained to tell if someone’s high in ’15 or 20 seconds’

2019/02/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Yahoo Finance Canada February 20, 2019 Ontario’s government-approved course for cannabis retail workers aims to teach students to spot stoned shoppers in about 20 seconds as they attempt to make a purchase, a challenge more daunting than identifying customers impaired by alcohol. The mandatory CannSell training program developed by the Toronto-based cannabis media company Lift [...]

Like Smart Serve, but for cannabis: Ontario unveils mandatory retail pot training certificate

2019/02/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC News February 20, 2019 All licence holders, managers, employers will need to take 4-hour online course The groups behind Ontario's first cannabis retail training certification revealed details of the program in Toronto on Wednesday. The CannSell certificate will be mandatory for all managers, employees and licence holders planning to work in one of the [...]

2 GTA cops facing impaired driving charges

2019/02/11|Categories: Article|Tags: , |