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LCBO and Its Customers Show the Joy of Giving Back in December Fundraising Campaign for MADD Canada

2018/11/27|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario – The holiday season is upon us and nowhere is the joy of giving more evident than in the more than 600 LCBO stores hosting the annual Joy of Giving Back campaign for MADD Canada and four Ontario Children’s Hospitals. From now until December 31st, LCBO customer service representatives will invite patrons to [...]

NL Students See Powerful New Message about Risks of Impaired Driving Through MADD Canada’s School Assembly Program

2018/11/05|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario —Middle and high school students across Newfoundland and Labrador are seeing how one split-second decision to drive impaired can take away all their tomorrows, in MADD Canada’s latest School Assembly Program. Titled No Tomorrow and supported by the Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC), the 45-minute program explores how mixing alcohol, cannabis and other [...]

Ontario Victims of Impaired Driving Honoured in New Mobile Awareness Campaign

2018/10/04|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Campaign by MADD Canada and RTL-Westcan Group of Companies features photos of two Ontario victims of impaired driving and a message encouraging people to call 911 to report suspected impaired drivers. Sarnia, Ontario – Ontario motorists will soon be seeing a powerful illustration of the terrible toll taken by impaired driving as MADD Canada and [...]

Powerful New Program From MADD Canada Educates Students About Risks of Impaired Driving

2018/09/25|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — MADD Canada’s latest School Assembly Program depicts some hard, but vital, lessons for students about the reality of impaired driving. Titled No Tomorrow and supported by the LCBO, the 45-minute program explores how mixing alcohol and/or drugs with driving can have devastating and permanent consequences. Crashes were the leading cause of death [...]

More Victims Of Impaired Driving To Be Honoured on Manitoba’s Memorial Monument

2018/08/26|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

West St. Paul, Manitoba – Family and friends of victims of impaired driving will join MADD Canada for a special ceremony at the Manitoba Memorial Monument today to pay tribute to their lost loved ones. The Manitoba Memorial Monument was created in 2016 at the Glen Eden Funeral Home and Cemetery in West St. Paul. [...]

Manitoba’s First Roadside Memorial Sign Honouring Victim Of Impaired Driving To Be Unveiled Today

2018/08/01|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

(West St. Paul, Manitoba) – Together with the family of Brett Yasinsky, and with the support of the Province of Manitoba and the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul, MADD Canada is unveiling the province’s first roadside memorial sign to honour victims of impaired driving today. Brett was on his way to pick up his [...]

MADD Canada, BarWatch and Local Mayor Call for Ridesharing Approval in 2018 to Increase Safety

2018/07/24|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Vancouver, BC – Today MADD Canada, BarWatch and Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart called on the provincial government to get ridesharing on the road in 2018 to increase safety in British Columbian cities. “Ridesharing is a key tool for improving safety by reducing impaired driving and helping to clear out entertainment districts after bars close,” said [...]

Community Comes Together To Help Fight Impaired Driving At MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change (GTA) Event

2018/05/30|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario – Community members, supporters and volunteers will gather on Sunday at the MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change (GTA) event to raise funds and awareness to help stop impaired driving and support victims and survivors. Impaired driving continues to be a deadly problem on Canadian roads, claiming more than 1,000 lives each [...]

Saskatchewan Students Urged To Make A Pact To Never Drive Impaired

2018/04/12|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Regina, Saskatchewan – With support from provincial sponsors, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) and Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA), MADD Canada is visiting schools around the province to talk to students about the dangers of impaired driving and how they can prevent it. Road crashes are the number one cause of death among teens and [...]

PEI Students View MADD Canada’s Latest Anti-Impaired Driving Program

2018/03/07|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Hampshire, Prince Edward Island – Prince Edward Island students will see the tragic consequences of impaired driving during a powerful new education program being presented by MADD Canada through funding from the Prince Edward Island Liquor Control Commission (PEILCC). Road crashes are the number one cause of death among teens and young adults, and alcohol [...]