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MADD Canada’s Strides for Change run/walk is fasting approaching

2018/05/16|Categories: Article|

640 Toronto News May 16, 2016

MADD walk coming to KL

2018/05/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Northern News May 10, 2018 KIRKLAND LAKE - The 1st Annual Kirkland Lake MADD Stride for Change walk/run event is taking place at Kinross Pond on June 16th from 10:30 to 2:00 PM. This is a non-competitive walk/run and it is to help raise awareness regarding the dangers of impaired driving and to support individuals [...]

Kaufmann shares MADD Regina message to fight drunk driving in Sask.

2018/05/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Star Phoenix May 10, 2018  When they see people drinking, nine-year-old Parks Kaufmann and his seven-year-old brother Kolt remind them not to drive. “They’re on people about if they see them drinking, ‘Oh make sure you don’t drive.’ So they’re very aware of it now and they’re really little,” said their mother, Alyscia Kaufmann. They [...]

Pot legalization to proceed even if impaired driving law isn’t ready: Blair

2018/05/09|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC News May 9, 2018 When the federal government revealed what pot legalization would look like in Canada, it put forward two proposed laws to police the new regime: one to change the rules governing the sale and distribution of the drug itself and another to help police better address impaired driving. Justice Minister Jody [...]

They lost 4 loved ones. Now they want all victims of drunk driving remembered

2018/05/06|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC May 6, 2018 The tragedy of their son's death will never leave Linda and Lou Van De Vorst, but the Saskatoon couple hopes they can leave something useful behind. The Van de Vorsts are part of a group that wants to erect a permanent provincial memorial site for all victims of drunk driving incidents in Saskatchewan. [...]

MADD Burin Peninsula mock crash delivers powerful message

2018/05/03|Categories: Article|Tags: |

FORTUNE, N.L. — Students from Burin Peninsula schools silently looked on as the events of the mock crash played out in front of them. Held May 2 at Fortune Arena, it offered a dramatic depiction of events leading up to a fatal accident, then presented how those left behind are impacted by such tragic and [...]

Impressionable young people given information about powerful drug

2018/05/01|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Both in a full assembly gymnasium, and in small class-size presentations, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and MADD Canada have tried to educate young, impressionable people at Mitchell District High School (MDHS) about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. A few weeks ago, Samantha Neeb, school outreach field representative with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), [...]

MANITOBA SUPPORT ALLOWS PEOPLE AFFECTED BY IMPAIRED DRIVING TO ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE

2018/04/27|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Government of Manitoba Press Release April 27, 2018 The Manitoba government is providing $15,000 to help send Manitobans affected by impaired driving to the MADD Canada national conference in Toronto, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “Bringing together those who have lost a loved one or suffered a serious injury due to impaired driving provides [...]

With the flip of a car the life of Stephenville’s Tiller family changed drastically

2018/04/26|Categories: Article|Tags: |

STEPHENVILLE, N.L. — Lenny Tiller's life was changed forever by impaired driving and “one flip of a car.” Addressing a Bay St. George MADD Vigil on Thursday evening at Stephenville High School, he told his heart-wrenching story of how, on Oct. 28, 1993, his father Dwain (who wasn’t drinking) made the conscious decision to go [...]

Traffic complaint leads to impaired charges

2018/04/25|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

The Sachem April 25, 2018 On April 24 just before 12:30 a.m., police were called to the McDonalds in Caledonia by a concerned citizen reporting a traffic complaint. Officers located the vehicle and investigated. While speaking with the driver, a 30-year-old Walpole man, the officer detected signs of impairment by alcohol and he was subsequently [...]