Stay Safe, Drive Sober This Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians gather to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to protect themselves and one another against impaired driving. “Please arrange a sober ride home if you are going to be drinking or consuming drugs this holiday weekend,” said MADD Canada National President… Continue reading Stay Safe, Drive Sober This Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Bringing the Sober-Driving Message To Youth – MADD Canada’s New School Program Begins Nation-Wide Tour

by MADD Canada

Calgary, Alberta – The dangers and consequences of driving impaired are on the lesson plan this week as MADD Canada officially launches its 2017-2018 School Assembly Program, titled The Pact. Road crashes are the number one cause of death among teens and young adults, and alcohol and/or drugs are involved in more than half of… Continue reading Bringing the Sober-Driving Message To Youth – MADD Canada’s New School Program Begins Nation-Wide Tour

Keep the Holiday Long-Weekend Free From Crashes and Tragedy – Drive Sober

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario, May 19, 2017 – Whether you are opening the cottage, heading out on the boat or kicking back on the deck or patio this Victoria Day long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to leave impaired driving out of the mix. “We want to wish everyone a… Continue reading Keep the Holiday Long-Weekend Free From Crashes and Tragedy – Drive Sober

Saskatchewan Victim of Impaired Driving Honoured in New Awareness Campaign

by MADD Canada

Campaign by MADD Canada and RTL-Westcan Group of Companies features photo of Danille Kerpan and message encouraging motorists to report suspected impaired drivers by calling 911. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – On October 10, 2014, 25-year-old Danille Kerpan was killed in an impaired driving crash. Today, her parents Melanie and Allan Kerpan, together with RTL-Westcan Group of… Continue reading Saskatchewan Victim of Impaired Driving Honoured in New Awareness Campaign

Mandatory Screening Provision in Bill C-46 Will Reduce Impaired Driving Crashes, Deaths and Injuries in Canada

by MADD Canada

Oakville/Ontario – The mandatory screening provision in Bill C-46, the Government of Canada’s recently proposed legislation to reform impaired driving laws, will significantly reduce impaired driving in Canada, saving hundreds of lives and preventing thousands of injuries each year, says MADD Canada. “Simply put, mandatory screening is one of the single most effective ways Canada… Continue reading Mandatory Screening Provision in Bill C-46 Will Reduce Impaired Driving Crashes, Deaths and Injuries in Canada

Impaired Driving Victims and Survivors Find Support, Comfort at MADD Canada National Conference

by MADD London

Oakville/Ontario/April 27, 2017 – More than 200 people whose lives have been forever impacted by impaired driving come together this weekend to share their experiences, support one another and honour their loved ones at MADD Canada’s National Conference for Victims of Impaired Driving. The conference, running from April 28 – 30 in Toronto, provides a…… Continue reading Impaired Driving Victims and Survivors Find Support, Comfort at MADD Canada National Conference

Plans Before Pints– Arrange A Sober Ride Home This St. Patrick’s Day

by MADD London

As Canadians look forward to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are reminding everyone to rely on good planning, not good luck, to get home safely. “Figure out your sober ride home before raising that first St. Patrick’s Day pint,” said MADD Canada National President Patricia Hynes-Coates. “It takes…… Continue reading Plans Before Pints– Arrange A Sober Ride Home This St. Patrick’s Day

MADD Canada calls on London City Council to Support Ridesharing

by MADD London

London, Ontario, February 10, 2017 – Today, MADD Canada is calling on London City Council to ensure the passage of ridesharing regulations that will allow Uber to continue operating in London. MADD Canada and Uber Canada are national partners who have joined forces to promote safe and sober driving. For more information on the partnership…… Continue reading MADD Canada calls on London City Council to Support Ridesharing

MADD Canada and Uber Partner Nationally To Fight Impaired Driving

by MADD London

Toronto, Canada, February 8, 2017 – Today, Uber and MADD Canada are announcing a long term, national partnership to jointly promote safe and sober driving. Both organizations will work together in asking Canadians to pledge to not drive impaired and to make further use of transportation options like ridesharing that can serve to prevent impaired…… Continue reading MADD Canada and Uber Partner Nationally To Fight Impaired Driving