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P.A. police officers recognized for efforts to stop impaired drivers

2020/12/17|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Prince Albert Now December 17, 2020 Two Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) officers received recognition last week for their efforts to stop impaired driving. Const. Rob Lindsay and Const. Nicholas Danyliuk received the Van de Vorst Family Award for Excellence in Prevention from MADD Canada. Karen Anthony-Burns from MADD Prince Albert presented Lindsay with his [...]

MADD begins Christmas campaign in Kelowna

2020/12/17|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Global News December 17, Holiday season has arrived and with it the risk of drinking and driving. Kelowna RCMP wants to remind the public its December counter-attack program is in full swing. “We are out there and we are patrolling,” said Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy, a Kelowna RCMP officer. “Our officers are out in force, throughout the [...]

B.C. police ready for impaired drivers over the holidays, despite COVID-19 restrictions

2020/12/16|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

There may be fewer vehicles on the road, but police are doing roadblocks because people are still choosing to drive while impaired. The Province December 16, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions may be keeping people closer to home, but police officers across B.C. will still be out in force this holiday season to try and catch [...]

RCMP constable who won MADD award says he’s driven by compassion

2020/12/15|Categories: Article|

RCMP Const. Dani Zaya honored with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Van de Vorst Family Award CBC News  December 15, 2020 When RCMP Const. Dani Zaya first came to Saskatchewan from Ontario, he didn't know what a snowmobile trail was. "Those are not roads, so I learned that quickly. ... I did not know what those [...]

MADD using alternative methods to deliver message

2020/12/15|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Lethbridge Herald December 15, 2020 The Lethbridge and Area chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is continuing to work through the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions to get its annual message out, and raise funds for services. With many community charity events being cancelled due to provincial restrictions, MADD’s annual Operation Red Ribbon was no [...]

Prince Albert group expands taxi program to reduce impaired driving throughout holiday season

2020/12/15|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

CTV December 15, 2020 PRINCE ALBERT -- The Prince Albert Community Alcohol Strategy Steering Committee (CASSC) is amping up its efforts to reduce impaired driving this holiday season after some initiatives were halted because of COVID-19. The group has doubled its cab coupons this year, in partnership with SGI, the Northern Lights Community Development Corporation, [...]

Crashed car display in Kelowna sends strong message about impaired driving during the holidays

2020/12/15|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Kelowna Now December 15, 2020 If you’ve wandered around downtown Kelowna in recent days, you may have noticed a smashed up car near the Queensway bus exchange. Don’t worry, there wasn’t a major accident downtown, as it’s a display courtesy of the local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The display is part of the [...]

National award bestowed on Saskatchewan grandmother fighting impaired driving

2020/12/12|Categories: Article|

Global News December 12, 2020 · When a police force in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan put out a call for help combating impaired driving, a grandmother answered. Connie Hagel started the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) chapter in Estevan two years ago and didn’t have to think twice. “I saw a few tweets that the [...]

“Dear Santa: This year, I wish no one would drive impaired”

2020/12/11|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Carlyle Observer December 11, 2020 With the holiday season upon us, December’s Traffic Safety Spotlight is focused on impaired driving. SGI asked numerous people what they are asking for this Christmas. “Dear Santa: This year, I hope that someone decides to be a good wingman and prevents an impaired friend from driving off, even if [...]

Death by an impaired driver is not an accident

2020/12/10|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Maple Creek News-Times December 10, 2020 Saskatchewan has had some of the worst impaired driving numbers in Canada, said Saskatoon Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada chapter President Bonny Stevenson. Impaired driving, whether that’s alcohol or cannabis-related, continues to be a preventable issue throughout the province and sadly coast-to-coast. MADD, Stevenson noted, is there for [...]