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MADD kicks off Red Ribbon campaign in Labrador West

2018/12/11|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

The Northern Pen December 11, 2018 IOC gives initiative a boost LABRADOR WEST, N.L. It was a MADD weekend. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) kicked off their annual Red Ribbon campaign with two days of events. On Friday, Nov. 30,  there was an event to explain the campaign and to thank the many supporters of [...]

‘Tis the season

2018/12/10|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Lethbridge Herald December 10, 2018 The colours red and blue look gorgeous illuminated on a Christmas tree, but perhaps not so much on a police vehicle after a night of holiday revelry. And drivers who get into the spirits of Christmas a little too much this year can expect to see those blue and red [...]

Lethbridge police keeping eyes peeled for high drivers during the holidays

2018/12/10|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Global News December 10, 2018 Officers with the Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) had a busy weekend after holding a large-scale check stop Saturday night. Members of the Traffic Response Unit are used to asking drivers if they’ve had anything to drink or if there is alcohol in their vehicle, but this is going to be [...]

No holiday blitz, but Calgary police warn they’re always on watch for drunk drivers

2018/12/06|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CBC News December 6, 2018 Calgary police used to ring in the month of December with warnings of a holiday checkstop blitz, often with attention-grabbing names such as "Operation Enough is Enough." From 2008 through 2013, police even staged daytime checkstops, looking to nab those who got into the holiday spirit as part of their work day. There [...]

Caesars Windsor lights up red in support of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon

2018/12/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

OurWindsor.Ca December 3, 2018 Caesars Windsor - Provided by MADD Windsor & Essex County Caesars Windsor is lighting up red throughout the month of December in a wonderful show of support for MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon sober driving holiday awareness campaign. “We thank Caesars Windsor for their support in helping spread the message about [...]

Everyone has a role to play in keeping roads safe this holiday season

2018/11/30|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Brampton Guardian November 30 Opinion By Patricia Hynes-Coates While progress has been made over the years to reduce impaired driving, it continues to be a deadly problem on Canada’s roads. Every year, hundreds of people are killed and tens of thousands are injured in crashes involving alcohol, cannabis and/or other drugs. My stepson Nicholas was [...]

Some potentially life-saving tips for partygoers and hosts this holiday season

2018/11/30|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Brampton Guardian November 30, 2018 By MADD Canada With the support of the public, our law enforcement partners, and Allstate Canada and other sponsors, MADD Canada Chapters and Community Leaders are spreading the sober driving message. - MADD Canada The holiday season is here and social calendars are filling up with holiday parties and gatherings. [...]

Faces capture tragedy of impaired driving

2018/11/29|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

Postmedia Network November 29, 2018 The picture of a Sudbury teen killed by a drunk driver is part of a display warning people in Northern Ontario about the dangers of impaired driving. You don’t realize the impact drunk driving has until you see the faces put to the names, said Sheri Yank, who works at [...]

Sudbury police launch R.I.D.E. campaign to check for alcohol and cannabis use

2018/11/29|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CBC News Nov 29, 2018 Sudbury police launched their festive ride check campaign on Wednesday and this year, police will be tasked with also checking for cannabis use or consumption. During the Christmas season, the police increase the number of R.I.D.E. checks they conduct around the region. Now, they've expanded their scope to check for [...]

Annual Festive R.I.D.E. underway

2018/11/28|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|

The Oshawa Express November 28, 2018 The holiday season is one filled with family, friendship and festivities, but is also a time of year when the number of impaired drivers on the road increases significantly. Based on data from the past five years, it is expected more than 100 motorists will be charged with impaired-driving [...]