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Give The Gift of Safety This Holiday Season – Drive Sober

2020/12/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville/Ontario – With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, MADD Canada is imploring everyone to start the new year off right – with a safe and sober ride home. “The celebrations may be smaller this year, but the emphasis on sober driving is just as important as ever,” said MADD Canada National President Jaymie-Lyne Hancock. “If [...]

Give The Gift of Safety This Holiday Season – Drive Sober

2020/12/22|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – The Christmas celebrations may be smaller this year due to the pandemic, but the risk for impaired driving remains. MADD Canada is urging Canadians to do their part to keep roads safe over the holidays by driving sober, or arranging a sober ride home if they are going to be consuming alcohol, [...]

Irving Oil Joins MADD Canada To Share Sober Driving Message This Holiday Season

2020/11/23|Categories: National Media Release|

Saint John, New Brunswick – Irving Oil, a long-time sponsor of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon awareness campaign, is leading the effort to spread the sober driving message in the Atlantic Region once again this holiday season. Running until January 4, Project Red Ribbon raises awareness about the risks of impaired driving, and encourages motorists [...]

Sober Driving Message For Young Students

2020/11/17|Categories: National Media Release|

Aviva Canada supports MADD Canada’s SmartWheels Program. November 17, 2020 (Oakville, ON) – Using powerful videos and interactive technology, MADD Canada and Aviva Canada are delivering the dynamic SmartWheels program to Ontario elementary students. Impaired driving takes a disproportionate toll among young Canadians: MADD Canada’s statistics reports indicate traffic collisions are the leading cause of [...]

Today Marks The Start Of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon Campaign To Promote Sober Driving This Holiday Season

2020/11/02|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – With the holiday season fast approaching, MADD Canada and its Chapters and Community Leaders across the country are launching the Project Red Ribbon campaign to raise awareness about the risks of impaired driving and to honour victims and survivors. Running from today until January 4, Project Red Ribbon encourages motorists to always [...]

Keep Yourself And Others Safe This Halloween – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

2020/10/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – Halloween festivities may be limited in most areas of the country this year due to the pandemic, but MADD Canada is urging those who are celebrating the occasion to plan ahead for a sober ride home. “The decision to drive impaired is one that could haunt you forever,” said MADD Canada National [...]

MADD Canada Calls On Health Minister To Put Warning Labels On Alcohol Products Amidst Increase In Public Alcohol Consumption

2020/10/19|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – With Canadians’ alcohol consumption increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic, MADD Canada is calling on Canada’s Health Minister, The Honourable Patty Hajdu, to require alcohol products to have warning labels. Various reports and studies have shown an increase in Canadians’ alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic, including one by the Canadian Institutes of [...]

Help Keep Roads Safe This Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend – Drive Sober

2020/10/08|Categories: National Media Release, Uncategorized|

Oakville, Ontario – With the Thanksgiving holiday weekend approaching, MADD Canada is reminding everyone that they can help keep roads safe from impaired driving by planning ahead for a sober ride home. “The Thanksgiving weekend, in this year of COVID-19, may not see the large celebrations that usually occur, but it is still a time [...]

Make The Last Long Weekend of Summer A Safe One – Drive, Ride and Boat Sober

2020/09/03|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians gear up for the Labour Day holiday weekend, MADD Canada is urging everyone to keep roads, trails and waterways safe by never driving or riding impaired. “We wish everyone a happy and safe Labour Day weekend,” said MADD Canada National President Jaymie-Lyne Hancock. “However you are celebrating it, please do [...]

MADD Canada and Gigit Community Step Out Together for First-Ever Virtual Strides for Change Event

2020/08/27|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario - MADD Canada (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) has partnered with Gigit Community to power their annual Strides for Change event this September 2020. This year marks the first time that this major fundraising initiative for the national Canadian non-profit organization will be held as a virtual walk/run/wheelchair event. “This is a major fundraising [...]