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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, [...]

Ottawa warns that a crackdown on impaired drivers is fast approaching

2018/12/04|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

December 4,2018 CBC Liberal ministers are warning that the risk of being nabbed for impaired driving will increase "exponentially" this holiday season — even as they concede their new impaired driving law is likely to face a court challenge. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair held a news conference Tuesday [...]

Caesars Windsor lights up red in support of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon

2018/12/03|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

OurWindsor.Ca December 3, 2018 Caesars Windsor - Provided by MADD Windsor & Essex County Caesars Windsor is lighting up red throughout the month of December in a wonderful show of support for MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon sober driving holiday awareness campaign. “We thank Caesars Windsor for their support in helping spread the message about [...]

People not getting message about drunk driving: Cops

2018/12/02|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Toronto Sun December 2, 2018 There were eight arrests for impaired driving in York Region Sunday morning which shows people “aren’t getting the message,” according to police. The Sunday shift. from 12 a.m. – 6 a.m., saw seven drivers arrested for impaired driving and one issued a three-day suspension. In five of the alcohol-related cases [...]

Everyone has a role to play in keeping roads safe this holiday season

2018/11/30|Categories: Article, Project Red Ribbon|Tags: |

Brampton Guardian November 30 Opinion By Patricia Hynes-Coates While progress has been made over the years to reduce impaired driving, it continues to be a deadly problem on Canada’s roads. Every year, hundreds of people are killed and tens of thousands are injured in crashes involving alcohol, cannabis and/or other drugs. My stepson Nicholas was [...]