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‘Leave the car home’: MADD, police urge motorists to drive safe and sober this long weekend

2019/08/30|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News August 30, 2019 It’s the Labour Day long weekend and Mothers Against Drunk Driving along with local police are getting the word out not to get behind the wheel impaired. A MADD road check was set up today in Rothesay, N.B., in conjunction with Kennebecasis Regional Police where information pamphlets were handed out [...]

MADD And RCMP Launch Red Ribbon Campaign

2018/11/05|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: , |

91.9 The Bend November 2, 2018 The Red Ribbon campaign is officially underway in the province. Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the New Brunswick RCMP kicked off the annual campaign in Fredericton yesterday. 120 white crosses have been put on display at RCMP Headquarters as a representation of the average number of lives lost in [...]

Minister recognizes MADD’s Project Red Ribbon

2017/11/02|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

News Release – New Brunswick Justice and Public Safety November 2, 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued today by Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry to recognize the Project Red Ribbon campaign: Project Red Ribbon is an annual campaign of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). It runs through the months of [...]

MADD Canada Welcomes Enactment of New Brunswick’s New Anti-Impaired Driving Measures

2017/08/17|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville/Ontario –  MADD Canada welcomes today’s announcement by the Government of New Brunswick that impaired driving measures, originally passed as part of Bill 16, will be enacted and enforced in the Fall. The changes include: Addition of vehicle impoundments to the province’s current licence suspension program for drivers with BACs in the warn range (between [...]

New Year’s Eve partygoers urged to not drink and drive

2016/12/31|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Global News December 31, 2016 Partygoers are expected to be out in big numbers in the Maritimes tonight as 2016 comes to an end and a new year is ushered in. Police will also be out on the lookout for impaired drivers. Despite an increased awareness of its dangers, it’s a problem that repeats itself [...]

Fredericton students get lesson on impaired driving from MADD Canada

2016/12/07|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global New Brunswick December 7, 2016 More than 1,600 Fredericton students took part in MADD Canada’s School Assembly Program on Wednesday to learn about the dangers of impaired driving. Leo Hayes High School Students watched a special screening of “In the Blink of an Eye” and heard stories from local families who lost their loved [...]

In The Blink Of An Eye – New Brunswick Students See The Devastation Impaired Driving Can Cause

2016/12/07|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Fredericton, New Brunswick — Your world can change in the blink of an eye. That’s the message MADD Canada and Alcool NB Liquor (ANBL) are driving home to students with a new education program about the dangers and consequences of impaired driving. MADD Canada’s 2016-2017 School Assembly Program, titled In the Blink of an Eye, [...]

VIDEO: Project Red Ribbon – CTV Morning Live Atlantic Region

2016/11/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: , , , |

CTV Morning Live – Atlantic Region November 1, 2016 Video Link: http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=984569&binId=1.1145745&playlistPageNum=1  

Impaired boating crack down: sign campaign aimed at Saint John River boaters

2016/05/25|Categories: Article, Campaign 911|Tags: , |

Global News May 25, 2016 MADD Canada has partnered with the City of Fredericton and its police department on a campaign that encourages people to report impaired boating incidents. Signs have been placed at three of the city’s boat launches, Morell Park, Carleton Park and the Regent Street Wharf advising anyone who witnesses an intoxicated [...]

Proposed Changes Put New Brunswick Among Provincial Leaders in Fight Against Impaired Driving

2015/12/17|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: |

Oakville/Ontario –  New impaired driving countermeasures, introduced by New Brunswick Public Safety Minister Stephen Horsman today, will substantially reduce impaired driving in the province, says MADD Canada. “These changes represent a significant commitment to address the impaired driving problem in New Brunswick, and they send a strong message that this crime will not be tolerated,” [...]