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Make A Sober Ride Home Part Of Your Plans For St. Jean-Baptiste Holiday

2020/06/22|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Montreal, Quebec – St. Jean-Baptiste Day is nearly here, and even though the celebrations may be smaller this year due to COVID-19, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to choose a sober ride option if they are out and consuming  alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “We hope everyone has a [...]

MADD Canada Applauds Saskatchewan for Significant Reduction in Impaired Driving Deaths and Injuries

2020/06/17|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario – Fewer families in Saskatchewan are facing the pain and grief of losing a loved one or suffering a devastating injury in alcohol and/or drug related crashes, thanks to the province’s ongoing commitment to reducing impaired driving.  Statistics released today by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) show that 21 people were killed in impaired [...]

Team Nick Coates Awards Recognize 17 Police Officers For Taking Impaired Drivers Off Newfoundland and Labrador Roads

2020/05/22|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

St. John’s, NL – MADD Canada is proud to present 17 members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) with Team Nick Coates Awards for their outstanding work to take impaired drivers off provincial roads and highways.   The Team Nick Coates Awards were established by MADD Canada in 2019 as [...]

MADD Canada’s Education Program Currently Touring Manitoba To Deliver Sober Driving Message To Students

2020/02/13|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — MADD Canada and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) are delivering a powerful and emotional program about the risks and consequences of impaired driving to middle and high schools students across Manitoba. MADD Canada’s 2019-2020 School Assembly Program, titled Over the Edge, is being delivered to students in Grades 7 – 12 to highlight [...]

New Alberta Monument Creates Lasting Legacy for Victims of Impaired Driving

2020/02/12|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Edmonton, Alberta – MADD Canada is establishing a Memorial Monument to pay lasting tribute to Albertans who were suddenly and senselessly taken from their family and friends as a result of impaired driving. The Alberta Memorial Monument, to be built on the grounds of the Parkland RCMP Detachment in Spruce Grove, will be unveiled in [...]

2nd Provincial Roadside Memorial for Victim of Alcohol-Related Crash To Be Unveiled Today

2020/02/05|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Edmonton, Alberta – A roadside memorial sign honouring the memory of Thomas Spinks, who died in an alcohol-related crash on October 23, 2017, will be unveiled today by his father Tony Wentworth and MADD Edmonton & Area Chapter. Located near the crash site on southbound Highway 2, just south of Highway 41, the sign features [...]

PEI Students See Powerful Sober Driving Message in Presentation from MADD Canada and PEI Liquor Control Commission

2020/01/10|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — Middle and high schools students across Prince Edward Island are seeing a powerful and moving sober driving message thanks to a new presentation by MADD Canada and PEI Liquor Control Commission. Road crashes are the number one cause of death among Canadian youth, and alcohol and/or drugs are involved in more than [...]

MADD Canada and ANBL Deliver Powerful Presentation To Protect NB Students From Impaired Driving

2019/12/04|Categories: Provincial Media Release|

Oakville, Ontario — MADD Canada and Provincial Sponsor Alcool NB Liquor (ANBL) are teaming up to deliver a powerful sober driving message to middle and high school students across the province. MADD Canada’s 2019-2020 School Assembly Program, titled Over the Edge, is being delivered to students in Grades 7 – 12 to highlight the dangers [...]

GM Canada and CAMI Assembly Sponsor MADD Canada Youth Education Programs To Teach Students About Risks of Impaired Driving

2019/11/07|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville, Ontario – GM Canada and CAMI Assembly are joining MADD Canada’s efforts to protect young people from impaired driving by sponsoring presentations of SmartWheels and the School Assembly Program in western Ontario. The School Assembly Program, MADD Canada’s largest youth education program, delivers education and awareness to hundreds of thousands of Canadian students in [...]

MADD Canada Program Aims To Protect BC Students From Impaired Driving

2019/10/28|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario — MADD Canada is bringing its dynamic new School Assembly Program to British Columbia schools to show students how a single decision to drive impaired can change their lives forever. Road crashes are the number one cause of death among Canadian youth, and alcohol and/or drugs are involved in more than half of [...]