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Keep Roads Safe This Festive Season – Plan Ahead for a Safe Ride Home if Drinking or Consuming Drugs

2018/11/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As we head into the first weekend of December, the holiday parties and gatherings are ramping up. MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking all Canadians to keep the festivities safe by always having sober transportation home if alcohol and/or cannabis are being consumed. “Tragedies caused by impaired driving [...]

Let a Safe and Sober Driver Quarterback Your Travels This Grey Cup Weekend

2018/11/23|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, ON – Whether you’re cheering for the Calgary Stampeders or the Ottawa Redblacks in this weekend’s 106th Grey Cup, everyone can agree that having a safe and sober ride home from the championship game festivities is a winning play. “Driving after alcohol or cannabis consumption can result in an impaired driving charge, or, worse, [...]

MADD Canada and Special Guests Launch 2018 Project Red Ribbon Sober Driving Campaign

2018/11/01|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – With the holiday season quickly approaching, and with cannabis legalized just a couple of weeks ago, MADD Canada is kicking off its Project Red Ribbon sober driving campaign today in Halifax, Nova Scotia. “Our awareness campaign, featuring our iconic red ribbon, runs from the beginning of November until January 7,” said Patricia [...]

One Decision To Drive Impaired Could Haunt You Forever – Leave the Driving To Someone Sober This Halloween

2018/10/25|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – One decision can haunt you forever if you get behind the wheel impaired. MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to keep the scary moments at the Halloween parties and off the roads this weekend by planning ahead for a sober ride home. “Making the choice to drive [...]

MADD Canada Awards Citizen of Distinction Honour to Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould For Leadership on Federal Anti-Impaired Driving Legislation

2018/10/11|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is proud to announce that The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, is the recipient of a 2018 Citizen of Distinction award for her outstanding efforts to strengthen Canada’s impaired driving laws. The Citizen of Distinction Award is presented annually to individuals, groups or organizations [...]

Edmonton School Hosts National Launch of MADD Canada’s New Anti-Impaired Driving Program

2018/09/26|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — Tomorrow is never guaranteed, especially if you take the risk of driving after drinking or doing drugs. That’s the hard-hitting message MADD Canada is delivering to students across the country with its new School Assembly Program. Titled No Tomorrow, the 45-minute program explores how mixing alcohol and/or drugs with driving can have [...]

Keep This Last Summer Long Weekend Safe – Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride Home

2018/08/30|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As the last long weekend of summer approaches, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are encouraging anyone hosting or attending an end of season bash to make safety a priority and arrange a sober ride home. “Most people make the safe and responsible decision to arrange alternate transportation if they’re [...]

Reduce Impaired Driving Risk This Weekend – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

2018/08/02|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – With another summer weekend nearly here – a holiday long weekend across much of the country – MADD Canada and Allstate Canada are asking everyone to put safety first by planning ahead for a sober ride home if alcohol or drugs are part of their weekend plans. “Summer is well underway and [...]

Celebrate Safely This Canada Day Long Weekend – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

2018/06/28|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – If you are raising a glass or two to celebrate Canada Day this weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking you to plan ahead and arrange a sober ride home. “As Canadians all across our great country plan their Canada Day weekend, we’re reminding everyone about the importance [...]

MADD Canada Calls on the Senate to Restore Life-Saving Measure to Federal Impaired Driving Bill

2018/05/29|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is urging the Senate to restore mandatory alcohol screening to Bill C-46, after the Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs voted to remove it from the proposed federal legislation last week.  Bill C-46: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to [...]