News from MADD Canada

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LCBO raises funds for MADD Canada and School Education Program

by MADD Annapolis Valley

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… Continue reading LCBO raises funds for MADD Canada and School Education Program

Project Red Ribbon – MADD Canada Launches Sober Driving Holiday Campaign

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Sudbury, ON – D.J. Hancock was on his way home from a hockey try-out in August 2014 when his car was hit by an impaired driver. The young man died at the scene. Today, D.J.’s family joins MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada to honour their loved one and to remind Canadians about…… Continue reading Project Red Ribbon – MADD Canada Launches Sober Driving Holiday Campaign

MADD Canada: Don’t Make The Frightful Decision to Drive Impaired This Halloween – Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride Home

by MADD Annapolis Valley

MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking revellers to make road safety a priority this Halloween and plan ahead for a sober ride home if they’re going to be drinking. “Let’s leave the scary scenes at the Halloween parties and keep our roads safe from impaired driving,” said MADD Canada National President…… Continue reading MADD Canada: Don’t Make The Frightful Decision to Drive Impaired This Halloween – Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride Home

Giving Thanks This Holiday Weekend for All Those Who Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride Home

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Oakville, Ontario – This Thanksgiving weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are expressing their thanks to the millions of Canadians who make the commitment to never drive impaired. “To all the people who plan ahead for sober transportation when they know they are going to be drinking, and to all the people…… Continue reading Giving Thanks This Holiday Weekend for All Those Who Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride Home

Two Yukon Recipients Take Home Awards from MADD Canada

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Whitehorse, Yukon – Yukon was well-represented when MADD Canada announced its National Awards this past weekend, with the Yukon Liquor Corporation being named a Citizen of Distinction and MADD Whitehorse Chapter President Amanda Price taking home the Volunteer of the Year award. The Citizen of Distinction Award is presented annually to individuals, groups or companies…… Continue reading Two Yukon Recipients Take Home Awards from MADD Canada

MADD Canada Heads Back To School Too – Delivering Safe and Sober Driving Messaging To Students Across Canada

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Edmonton, Alberta —MADD Canada heads back into schools this month to deliver another year of sober driving messaging to students with its dynamic School Assembly Program. Every year, MADD Canada produces an original film to educate young people about the dangers and consequences of driving after drinking or taking drugs. The films, which combine compelling…… Continue reading MADD Canada Heads Back To School Too – Delivering Safe and Sober Driving Messaging To Students Across Canada

Make the Last Long Weekend of Summer a Safe One – Drive Sober

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Oakville/Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging Canadians to leave the driving to someone sober when celebrating the Labour Day long weekend. “The crashes, deaths and injuries we see from impaired driving are entirely preventable,” said MADD Canada National President Angeliki Souranis. “With a little bit of planning, and with…… Continue reading Make the Last Long Weekend of Summer a Safe One – Drive Sober

The Canadian Safe Boating Council and MADD Canada Team Up to Reduce Impaired Boating Deaths This Weekend

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Oakville, ON – Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. To raise awareness and reduce alcohol-related boating deaths, MADD Canada is joining the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) in its “Operation Dry Water” initiative. With the summer boating season in high gear, the August long weekend is the perfect…… Continue reading The Canadian Safe Boating Council and MADD Canada Team Up to Reduce Impaired Boating Deaths This Weekend

Plan Ahead for Sober Driving This Canada Day Weekend and All Summer Long

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to make sober driving a priority this summer, starting with this weekend’s Canada Day celebrations. “Celebrating Canada’s birthday is a great way to kick off the summer season, and this year, we have the added bonus of a long weekend,” said…… Continue reading Plan Ahead for Sober Driving This Canada Day Weekend and All Summer Long

Drug-Impaired Driving Problem Will Worsen Without New Roadside Testing Measures, MADD Canada Warns Members of Parliament

by MADD Annapolis Valley

Organization’s volunteers meet with MPs to emphasize crucial and growing need for new tests to detect drug-impaired drivers. Oakville, Ontario – With drug-impaired driving rates already on the rise and with the legalization of marijuana on the horizon, the need for better testing measures for drugged drivers is greater than ever. MADD Canada representatives will…… Continue reading Drug-Impaired Driving Problem Will Worsen Without New Roadside Testing Measures, MADD Canada Warns Members of Parliament