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Nation-wide campaign against impaired driving

2019/03/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Blackburn News March 19, 2019 MADD Sarnia Lambton is taking part in a nation-wide campaign to keep our roads safe. The second National Impaired Driving Prevention Week is March 17-23. So far in 2019, Lambton OPP officers have laid 15 impaired driving charges. In 2018, Sarnia police laid a total of 46 impaired driving charges [...]

National Impaired Driving Prevention Week In Strathmore

2019/03/19|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Strathmore Now March 19, 2019 National Impaired Driving Prevention Week is running from March 17-23. It is a week dedicated to educating Canadians on the importance of not driving while impaired. According to Aaron Libby, check stop coordinator and director for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), said impaired driving is 100 per cent preventable. He [...]

Ontario pot workers to be trained to tell if someone’s high in ’15 or 20 seconds’

2019/02/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Yahoo Finance Canada February 20, 2019 Ontario’s government-approved course for cannabis retail workers aims to teach students to spot stoned shoppers in about 20 seconds as they attempt to make a purchase, a challenge more daunting than identifying customers impaired by alcohol. The mandatory CannSell training program developed by the Toronto-based cannabis media company Lift [...]

Like Smart Serve, but for cannabis: Ontario unveils mandatory retail pot training certificate

2019/02/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC News February 20, 2019 All licence holders, managers, employers will need to take 4-hour online course The groups behind Ontario's first cannabis retail training certification revealed details of the program in Toronto on Wednesday. The CannSell certificate will be mandatory for all managers, employees and licence holders planning to work in one of the [...]

2 GTA cops facing impaired driving charges

2019/02/11|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Please sell responsibly: Ontario launches cannabis retail training

2019/02/07|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Toronto Star February 7, 2019 It will take four hours of online training before employees can step behind the counter of a pot shop in this province. That’s the average length of time a mandatory course known as CannSell will take prospective workers in Ontario’s forthcoming cannabis stores to complete, its builders say. Created [...]

Don’t discount effects of marijuana if driving after Super Bowl: MADD

2019/02/03|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Windsor February 3, 2019 After the Super Bowl, fans will leave their parties full of food and drink and MADD Canada is reminding people not to drive drunk or high. MADD Windsor-Essex spokesperson Chaouki Hamka says while many understand the dangers of drinking and driving, others are quick to discount the threats associated with [...]

One more time: Do not drive if you’ve been drinking or using drugs. Got it?

2018/12/21|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Brighton Independent December 21, 2018 Brighton – With consumption of recreational marijuana now being legal, it's even more imperative that the public take to heart the message of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to not drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. It's counsel MADD delivers throughout the year but one that bears [...]

MADD Durham reminds everyone to stay safe on the roads

2018/12/21|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News December 21, 2018 You may be indulging in a few festive cocktails at holiday parties this weekend, but Mothers Against Drunk Driving is urging you to get home safely. The risk for impaired driving is high at this time of the year, so MADD says everyone can help keep the roads safer by planning ahead—arrange [...]

Area police watching York Region’s move to name drunk drivers

2018/12/05|Categories: Article|Tags: |

THE LONDON FREE PRESS December 5, 2018 Police forces across Southwestern Ontario say they’ll be watching the impact of a Toronto-area police force’s decision to start publishing the names of impaired driving suspects before deciding whether to follow that move. “This isn’t something that we’ve discussed. And while we can’t speak to another service’s decision, [...]