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‘Appalling’ number of impaired driving deaths on ATVs, snowmobiles, says MADD

2018/11/12|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Safety campaigns won't work without tougher penalties and enforcement, says Andrew Murie of MADD Canada CBC News Nov 12, 2018 The CEO of MADD Canada is calling for tougher legislation and increased enforcement to prevent impaired driving deaths on ATVs and snowmobiles. Only then, said Andrew Murie, will efforts to educate riders on safe driving make [...]

MADD And RCMP Launch Red Ribbon Campaign

2018/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

91.9 The Bend November 2, 2018 The Red Ribbon campaign is officially underway in the province. Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the New Brunswick RCMP kicked off the annual campaign in Fredericton yesterday. 120 white crosses have been put on display at RCMP Headquarters as a representation of the average number of lives lost in [...]

‘Christmas is painful’: Mom of woman killed by drunk driver

2018/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

CTV Edmonton November 2, 2018

Local officers honoured by MADD for their service

2018/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Lambton Shield November 5, 2018 MADD Sarnia-Lambton volunteers erected the annual White Cross display Saturday on Quinn Drive near Temple Baptist Church as a reminder that impaired driving kills. The local MADD chapter wants everyone to enjoy the upcoming holiday season but never drive if you consume alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. Lambton OPP Const. [...]

MADD red ribbons make a powerful statement

2018/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now November 5, 2018 Red ribbons are making their appearance in Prince Albert as part of MADD's holiday season campaign. It’s the time of year when the rate of impaired-related crashes increases. P.A. MADD chapter president Trina Cockle said the Project Red Ribbon initiative runs Nov.1 through Jan.7, and the ribbon represents a [...]

Survivors, family of victims of impaired drivers offer sober reminder

2018/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Timmins Daily Press November 5, 2018 In what has become a solemn annual ritual for the Lambert-Bélanger family, members gathered to light a candle in memory of Justin who was killed in 2001 in a head-on crash involving an impaired driver. The lighting of the candle for Justin by his mother Lucie, along with candles [...]

MADD Canada kicked off the 31st annual Project Red Ribbon sober driving campaign

2018/11/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Haligonia November 1, 2018

Legalized pot a concern at white cross dedication

2018/11/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Blackburn News November 3, 2018 The legalization of recreational marijuana was in mind as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) held its 2018 white cross dedication Saturday. The kickoff to MADD’s Project Red Ribbon, which runs from November 1 to January 1, 2019, saw 270 crosses erected on the front lawn at Temple Baptist Church on [...]

MADD’s Red Ribbon a stark reminder

2018/11/02|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Lethbridge Herald November 2, 2018 MADD Canada Statistics says that on average, four Canadians are killed every day, and 175 are injured in impairment-related crashes. The bright red ribbon symbolizes the importance of always driving sober and honours the innocent victims of impaired driving. MADD Canada is a national, charitable organization with a mission to [...]

Cannabis impaired driving adds ‘complexity’ to police patrols over festive season

2018/11/02|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Edmonton Sun November 2, 2018 The threat of cannabis-impaired driving has Mothers Against Drunk Driving “deeply concerned” about the impacts it could have on the province’s roads. “Society has not yet bought in that impaired is impaired, whether it’s from alcohol or drugs,” Amanda Sawatzky said at Edmonton city police headquarters Friday for the launch [...]