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SmartWheels comes to Saskatchewan

2019/09/12|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Regina September 12, 2019

MADD virtual reality RV teaches elementary students about impaired driving

2019/09/12|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

980 CJME September 12, 2019 MADD Canada is taking its latest impaired driving initiative on the road. SmartWheels, an RV equipped with virtual reality technology that creates drunk and high driving simulations, first launched in Ontario in 2017. On Thursday, in collaboration with SGI and the province, SmartWheels kicked off its tour across Saskatchewan with a [...]

Cannabis legalization might be contributor to higher drug impaired driving offences: Stats Canada

2019/07/26|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

The number of drug impaired diving offences have risen significantly in the province since 2008. The Growth Op July 26, 2019 Data released by Statistics Canada Monday shows the number of drug impaired driving offences in Saskatchewan increased in 2018 — and has been climbing steadily overall since 2008. In 2008, 4.2 offences occurred per [...]

RV Driver/Youth Facilitator

2019/07/04|Categories: Jobs|Tags: |

MADD Canada Elementary School Program Outreach Facilitator - SK Do you want to make a difference in the lives of youth? If so, MADD Canada, a national charitable organization that works to stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime, requires a full-time Elementary School Program Outreach Facilitator for the 2019-20 school [...]

Impaired driving memorial unveiled outside Saskatoon city hall

2019/05/26|Categories: Article|Tags: |

980 CJME May 26, 2019 Lou Van de Vorst stood with his family on the lawn outside Saskatoon City Hall Saturday as dozens of people came to see a new monument that honours the victims of impaired driving in Saskatchewan. His son Jordan and his daughter in-law Chandra, along with his grandchildren Miguire and Kamryn [...]

MADD Canada unveils monument to Sask. victims of impaired driving

2019/05/26|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Saskatoon Star Phoenix May 26, 2019 Despite the weather taking a turn, a sizeable crowd gathered on the grounds of City Hall Saturday afternoon to honour loved ones lost to impaired driving. MADD Canada unveiled the Saskatchewan Provincial Monument for Victims of Impaired Driving, etched with the names of 45 people killed as a result [...]

Memorial to victims of impaired driving unveiled outside of Saskatoon city hall

2019/05/25|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CBC News May 25, 2019 A large black-and-red sundial decorated with the names of victims of impaired driving crashes now stands on the lawn outside of Saskatoon City Hall. The monument was created by Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada in collaboration with families who have lost loved ones to impaired driving. The sundial is meant [...]

‘Make sure they won’t be forgotten’: Sask. victims of impaired driving honoured with new monument

2019/05/25|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV May 25, 2019 A brand new monument was unveiled at Saskatoon City Hall on Saturday, to honour people in Saskatchewan who have been killed by impaired drivers. The monument has the names of 45 Saskatchewan residents who were killed by impaired drivers on it, including Marilou Houghey’s son J.P. The 17-year-old lost his life [...]

Check stops can be a deterrent, even when not there: MADD

2019/05/22|Categories: Article|Tags: |

650 CKOM May 22, 2019 The roadside check stops we saw in Saskatoon over the May long weekend were among the 45 done each year by Saskatoon police. Is that sufficient for MADD Canada? CEO Andrew Murie said the organization doesn’t have an exact or magic number. Instead, he suggests there needs to be enough for people [...]

Ride-sharing giant Uber launches in Regina

2019/05/15|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Regina Leader-Post May 15, 2019 The wait is finally over after ride-sharing giant Uber officially launched in Regina on Wednesday afternoon. “We’ve been waiting for this day for a long, long time and I know that council and all Regina residents are really, really pleased to finally have ride-share here and have Uber here,” said Mayor Michael [...]