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Make Safety Part Of Your Weekend Plans – Arrange A Sober Ride

2020/07/30|Categories: Article|

Oakville, Ontario – The upcoming weekend – a holiday long weekend in many parts of the country -- will see lots of Canadians out on the roads, the waterways and the trails. MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to keep themselves and others safe by never operating a vehicle or [...]

Signs To Be Erected Where Impaired Drivers Are Charged

2020/07/29|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

600 CJWW Jul 29, 2020 Bonny Stevenson with MADD Saskatoon says she worried about her 17 year old son Quinn being on the road in all weather and different times of day, to referee hockey. And he was killed by an impaired driver, on his way to work one morning, August 3rd, 2013. Stevenson says [...]

‘Impaired Driver Caught Here’: How new road signs in Saskatoon could help make the city’s streets safer

2020/07/29|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: |

CTV Saskatoon July 29, 2020 SASKATOON -- MADD Saskatoon will be implementing a new awareness initiative that will place signs around the city identifying locations where impaired drivers have been apprehended by police following 911 calls from the public. The signs will display the saying “Impaired Driver Caught Here,” a slogan intended to remind drivers [...]

Two crashes in two weeks have killed young kids, disturbing MADD Canada

2020/07/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Sudbury Star July 29, 2020 The deaths of two children in Southwestern Ontario in suspected impaired driving cases over the past two weeks underscore the need for harsher punishments for drinking and driving, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada’s leader says. “It’s rare that you hear about two of these types of cases . . [...]

London, Ont., councillors to vote on memorial for victims of impaired driving

2020/07/21|Categories: Article|Tags: |

980 CFPL July 21, 2020 London city councillors will vote Tuesday on a motion, passed unanimously at the committee level, to move forward with plans to create a memorial for victims of impaired driving. The family of Cody Andrews, in partnership with MADD Canada, issued a request to the City of London for permission to [...]

‘Joyful’ and ‘wise’ eight-year-old who died in crash remembered

2020/07/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV News London July 20, 2020 LONDON, ONT. -- Family and friends gathered in north London, Ont. on Monday to lay eight-year old Nihal Toor to rest. Nihal, who lives in Virginia where her father works as a diplomat, was visiting her grandparents in London, Ont. She was killed late Friday night in a collision [...]

MADD continues its new impaired driving initiative

2020/07/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

My Grande Prairie Now July 20, 2020 The crashed vehicle bearing the Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s grim reminder to drivers has been moved to its second location around Grande Prairie. Positioned next to 100 Avenue and 120 Street, the aim of the location is to catch the eyes of more drivers entering the city. The [...]

MADD Canada on Saskatchewan’s dropping impaired driving numbers

2020/06/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global Saskatchewan June 29, 2020

6 years for impaired driver who killed Laurier dean not enough: MADD

2020/06/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Waterloo Region Record June 29, 2020 KITCHENER — A six-year prison sentence for the impaired driver who killed Wilfrid Laurier University dean Leanne Holland Brown is insufficient, says the president of the Waterloo Region chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. “We always feel the sentences aren’t necessarily in line with the crime,” Steve Bowden said [...]

Virtual safe grad message presented to Pictou County Class of 2020

2020/06/25|Categories: Article|Tags: |

SaltWire Network June 25, 2020 NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Students from all three high schools throughout Pictou County will be able to view virtually the devastating realities associated with texting and impaired driving and the realities emergency responders face each time they respond to a crash involving teens. This year due to COVID-19 and the inability for [...]