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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 [...]

Students urged to become ‘Smart Choice’ generation with regards to impaired driving

2018/10/16|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

The Mitchell Advocate October 16, 2018 Powerful. Fantastic. Cool. Those were just three of the adjectives used to describe the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada SmartWheels presentation to one of the Grade 5 classes of Upper Thames Elementary School (UTES) last Thursday, Oct. 11. SmartWheels is an elementary school program developed for students in [...]

LCBO’s December 2016 Giving Back In Our Community campaign raises record donations for MADD Canada

2017/03/01|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is pleased to announce that more than $2.4 million was raised to support its School Assembly Program and Project Red Ribbon holiday awareness campaign during LCBO’s December 2016 Giving Back In Our Community fundraising campaign. Throughout the month of December, LCBO staff invited customers to add a $2, $5 or [...]

LCBO raises funds for MADD Canada and School Education Program

2016/11/23|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario – Starting Sunday, November 27, the public can help support MADD Canada and its youth education program by making a donation at any of the 657 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Donation boxes for MADD Canada will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until December 31. As part of LCBO’s annual Giving Back In Our [...]

Barrie teens get message about impaired driving

2016/09/13|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

Barrie Advance September 13, 2016 With his G1 licence, Matthew Lim knows he has a lot to think about when he gets behind the wheel. But thanks to a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada presentation Tuesday at Bear Creek Secondary School, he now has more to consider. “We are having parties and need rides [...]

LCBO’s Giving Back In Our Community campaign raises funds for MADD Canada in December

2015/11/23|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

(Oakville, Ontario) – Starting November 27, the public can help support Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) by making a donation at all 653 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Project Red Ribbon donation boxes for MADD Canada will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until December 31, 2015. As part of LCBO’s annual Giving Back In Our Community campaign, [...]

Drive-thru Beer Stores spark impaired-driving concerns

2015/07/02|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Yahoo Canada July 2, 2015 The Beer Store’s plan to expand its network of drive-thru locations in Ontario has sparked a conversation about whether being able to pick up booze without having to set foot in the store encourages drinking and driving. The Ontario chain plans to open a drive-thru store in Cambridge on Monday [...]

MADD Canada’s Response to Expansion of Beer Sales into Grocery Stores

2015/04/16|Categories: Online Statement|Tags: |

Ontario’s expansion of alcohol sales, outlined in today’s report by Mr. Ed Clark, Chair of the Secretariat for the Premier’s Council on Government Assets, will see grocery stores operate their own retail beer sales. This is not the preferred model of alcohol sales which MADD Canada recommended to Mr. Clark. We have consistently and strongly [...]

Alcohol Sales In Grocery Stores Should Only Be Considered If Under LCBO Control, Says MADD Canada

2015/04/10|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, Ontario, April 10, 2015 – As the Province of Ontario considers allowing the sale of some alcohol products in select grocery stores, MADD Canada is warning Premier Kathleen Wynne that the safest and most socially-responsible way to do so is under the auspices of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO). “Selling alcohol in [...]

LCBO fundraising initiative raises more than $10,200

2015/01/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Goderich Signal-Star January 24, 2015 The local community showed its giving nature by supporting a fundraising effort held by the Goderich LCBO during the 2014 holiday season. During the "Giving It Back In our Community" drive in December, customers of the LCBO were asked to make donations to MADD Canada and the Children's Health Foundation. [...]