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MADD’s Red Ribbon a stark reminder

2018/11/02|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Lethbridge Herald November 2, 2018 MADD Canada Statistics says that on average, four Canadians are killed every day, and 175 are injured in impairment-related crashes. The bright red ribbon symbolizes the importance of always driving sober and honours the innocent victims of impaired driving. MADD Canada is a national, charitable organization with a mission to [...]

Students learn the dangers of driving impaired

2018/10/04|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Red Deer Express October 4, 2018 School kids in Red Deer learned the consequences of mixing alcohol and drugs with driving in MADD Canada’s new campaign called No Tomorrow. The 45-minute program, which took place at Ecole La Prairie on Monday and St. Patrick’s Community School on Thursday, looked at how impaired driving can have [...]

MADD spreading awareness at local middle school on Monday

2018/01/27|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Medicine Hat News January 27, 2018 The Medicine Hat chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be holding a special school assembly day Monday at 1:15 p.m. at Alexander Middle School to raise awareness of the hazards of impaired driving. Students coming to the assembly will be asked to watch a film presentation entitled “The [...]

Red Deer students learn dangers of impaired driving

2018/01/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Red Deer Advocate Jan. 24, 2018 12:30 p.m. MADD Red Deer Chapter and three local schools in the city have teamed up to educate students about the dangers of impaired driving. On Wednesday, the first of three presentations took place at Glendale Sciences and Technology School. Students were shown video presentations with various impaired driving [...]

Funeral home sending message about impaired driving

2017/12/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Lethbridge Herald December 3, 2017 Cornerstone Funeral Home knows firsthand how deadly impaired driving can be, which is why they are pairing up with MADD Canada for Project Red Ribbon. The campaign aims to put a stop to impaired driving during the holiday season. Businesses and community members can wear a red ribbon, or tie [...]

Turning tragedy into hope

2017/11/29|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Alberta Primetime Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:22AM MST Every day, 174 are injured and an average of four Canadians are killed in collisions involving an impaired driver. Edmonton’s Gillian Phillips lost her sixteen year old daughter to one of those collisions, and it forever changed the direction of her life. Ever since, she has [...]

MADD Red Deer holds candlelight vigil of hope and remembrance

2017/11/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Red Deer News Now November 19, 2017 Roughly 50 people attended a candlelight vigil in Red Deer Saturday night to honour and remember their loved ones lost to impaired driving. The Red Deer chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving held its 25th annual Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance at St. Luke’s Church and it [...]

Alberta to bolster drug-impaired driving laws

2017/11/14|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Pincher Creek Voice November 14, 2017 Government of Alberta - The Government of Canada has introduced legislation that would legalize the use and possession of non-medical cannabis and make changes to federal impaired-driving laws in the Criminal Code. The proposed federal changes include three new impaired driving charges specific to cannabis, cannabis/alcohol combination and other [...]

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of MADD Canada’s Red Ribbon Campaign

2017/11/07|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

CTV Edmonton Morning Live November 7, 2017

Edmonton’s Project Red Ribbon aims to stop impaired driving during holiday season

2017/11/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Global News November 3, 2017 An annual campaign to stop impaired driving in Edmonton during the holiday season kicked off Friday. Mayor Don Iveson and Edmonton police Chief Rod Knecht were on hand for the launch of MADD Edmonton & Area’s annual Project Red Ribbon campaign, which raises awareness about the risks of impaired driving [...]