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Keep Roads, Lakes and Trails Safe This Weekend – Drive Sober

2019/08/01|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians prepare to enjoy another summer weekend – a holiday long weekend across much of the country – MADD Canada and Allstate Canada are asking everyone to drive sober, or to plan a safe ride home if alcohol and/or drugs are part of their plans. “Whether you are planning a road [...]

Make a Safe and Sober Ride Home Part of Your Canada Day Celebrations

2019/06/27|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As people prepare to celebrate all things Canadian this holiday long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to make safety a top priority by planning ahead for a sober ride home. “No one ever thinks they’ll be the cause of an impaired driving crash,” said MADD [...]

Do Your Holiday Long Weekend Plans Include a Sober Ride Home?

2019/05/15|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians count down to the Victoria Day long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to make sober transportation part of their holiday celebrations. “We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend and, most importantly, a safe one,” said MADD Canada Chief Executive Officer Andrew Murie. “If [...]

Alexa’s Team Honours British Columbia Police Officers For Taking Impaired Drivers Off Roads And Highways

2019/05/09|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

British Columbia – Alexa’s Team welcomes more members today as RCMP and Municipal police officers are recognized for their dedication and efforts to take impaired drivers off the roads. Alexa’s Team pays tribute to the dedicated RCMP and Municipal police officers who make an extraordinary contribution to reducing the number of drivers affected by alcohol [...]

Victims/Survivors Gather For MADD Canada’s Candlelight Vigil and National Conference for Victims of Impaired Driving

2019/04/25|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville/Ontario – In the light of row after row of memorial candles, victims and survivors of impaired driving will gather in Toronto this Saturday for MADD Canada’s Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance. The Vigil gives victims and survivors a chance to honour loved ones who have been killed and acknowledge injuries sustained as a [...]

Plan on Getting Home Safely this Holiday Long Weekend – Arrange a Sober Ride Home

2019/04/17|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – The first holiday long weekend of spring is here and MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to make it a safe one by arranging sober transportation home. “If you’re going to be drinking or consuming drugs, please make sure you have a sober ride home,” said MADD [...]

Impaired Driving Prevention Week Encourages Canadians To Always Drive Sober

2019/03/18|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – March 17 – 23 is National Impaired Driving Prevention Week across Canada. MADD Canada joins governments, law enforcement agencies and community organizations in raising awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving. Established in 2018 and designated for the third week of March every year, National Impaired Driving Prevention Week encourages [...]

Plan Before You Party This St. Patrick’s Day – Arrange a Sober Ride Home

2019/03/15|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians get ready to don emerald green and raise some pints to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to plan ahead for a sober ride home. “Before heading out to celebrate all things Irish this St. Patrick’s Day, please be sure to [...]

Get You and Your Special Valentine Home Safely – Plan Ahead For a Sober Ride

2019/02/13|Categories: National Media Release|

(Oakville, Ontario) – While Valentine’s Day inspires thoughts of flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates for many people, it can be a poignant and painful reminder of loss for victims and survivors of impaired driving. For Carolyn Swinson, Valentine’s Day is an especially painful reminder of two tragic losses. On February 12, 1993, Ms. Swinson [...]

Make A Winning Play Before The Super Bowl Begins – Plan a Sober Ride Home

2019/02/01|Categories: National Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking Canadians to put safety first as they enjoy this weekend’s Super Bowl festivities – if you’re going to be drinking, or consuming cannabis or any other drugs, hand off the driving duties to someone sober. Every year in Canada, hundreds of people [...]