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Reduce Impaired Driving Risk This Weekend – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – With another summer weekend nearly here – a holiday long weekend across much of the country – MADD Canada and Allstate Canada are asking everyone to put safety first by planning ahead for a sober ride home if alcohol or drugs are part of their weekend plans. “Summer is well underway and… Continue reading Reduce Impaired Driving Risk This Weekend – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

Celebrate Safely This Canada Day Long Weekend – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – If you are raising a glass or two to celebrate Canada Day this weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking you to plan ahead and arrange a sober ride home. “As Canadians all across our great country plan their Canada Day weekend, we’re reminding everyone about the importance… Continue reading Celebrate Safely This Canada Day Long Weekend – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

MADD Canada Calls on the Senate to Restore Life-Saving Measure to Federal Impaired Driving Bill

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is urging the Senate to restore mandatory alcohol screening to Bill C-46, after the Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs voted to remove it from the proposed federal legislation last week.  Bill C-46: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to… Continue reading MADD Canada Calls on the Senate to Restore Life-Saving Measure to Federal Impaired Driving Bill

Make A Sober Ride Home Part Of Your Holiday Long Weekend Plans

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – With the Victoria Day long weekend nearly here and summer just around the corner, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are reminding everyone about the importance of planning ahead for sober transportation. “Whether you are on the roads, on the water or on the trails, operating any vehicle under the… Continue reading Make A Sober Ride Home Part Of Your Holiday Long Weekend Plans

MADD Canada Welcomes CTV News Toronto’s Janice Golding as MC for the 2018 MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change Event

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario, May 7, 2018 – MADD Canada is pleased to announce that CTV News Toronto reporter Janice Golding is joining the 6th annual MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change (GTA) event as Master of Ceremonies. The event, held in support of MADD Canada’s mission to stop impaired driving and to support victims, will… Continue reading MADD Canada Welcomes CTV News Toronto’s Janice Golding as MC for the 2018 MADD Canada PIA Law Strides for Change Event

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

by MADD Canada

Oakville/Ontario/April 26, 2018 – No one ever thinks they will be impacted by an impaired driving crash. But, as the victims and survivors of impaired driving can attest, it happens to people every day and its effects are devastating. This weekend, more than 200 Canadians who have lost loved ones or suffered injuries through impaired… Continue reading Impaired Driving Victims and Survivors Find Support, Comfort at MADD Canada National Conference

Don’t Rely on Luck to Get Home Safely This St. Patrick’s Day – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – The green pints will be flowing this weekend in honour of St. Patrick’s Day. MADD Canada and Allstate Canada are asking everyone to keep safety in mind and plan ahead for a sober ride home. “An impaired driving crash is the last thing anyone is thinking about when mapping out their St.… Continue reading Don’t Rely on Luck to Get Home Safely This St. Patrick’s Day – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride

Senate Delay on Bill C-46 Puts Safety of Canadians at Risk, Says MADD Canada

by MADD Canada

Oakville/Ontario – The Senate of Canada decision to delay further debate on crucial impaired driving legislation for two months is unacceptable and puts the safety of Canadians at risk. “We are extremely disappointed that the Senate is delaying its work on Bill C-46,” said MADD Canada Chief Executive Officer Andrew Murie. “Lives are being lost… Continue reading Senate Delay on Bill C-46 Puts Safety of Canadians at Risk, Says MADD Canada

MADD Canada Appears Before Senate To Urge Passage Of Crucial Impaired Driving Laws

by MADD Canada

Oakville/Ontario – MADD Canada appears before the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs today to urge Senators to pass the most consequential piece of impaired driving legislation the country has seen in many years. Bill C-46 proposes the introduction of driving limits for cannabis and other drugs, new roadside testing devices to detect… Continue reading MADD Canada Appears Before Senate To Urge Passage Of Crucial Impaired Driving Laws