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September 21, 2022

Young Males Continue to Have Elevated Rates of Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis and Drug Use

Oakville, Ontario – Young males, aged 18-34, continue to have higher than average rates of driving after consuming alcohol, cannabis or other drugs, according to MADD Canada’s third National Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis, Or Drug Use.    The survey, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MADD Canada, talked to 3,000 Canadians from the legal driving age to age 70…

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September 2, 2022

Keep Roads, Trails and Waterways Safe This Holiday Long Weekend – Drive Sober

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians prepare to celebrate the Labour Day holiday weekend, , MADD Canada is urging everyone to keep themselves and one another safe by never driving, riding or boating impaired. “The deaths and injuries caused by impaired driving are entirely preventable,” said MADD Canada National President Jaymie-Lyne Hancock. “If your holiday weekend plans include alcohol, cannabis or…

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June 23, 2022

MADD Canada Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Sullivan, currently MADD Canada’s Director of Victim Services, as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 27th, 2022. “Steve is uniquely positioned to lead MADD Canada in delivering on our mission to stop impaired driving and support victims of this violent crime,” said Karen Toon, Chair…

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March 21, 2022

Some Canadians Drive While Believing They Are Impaired By Alcohol Cannabis Or Other Drugs, MADD Canada Survey Shows

Oakville, Ontario – Many Canadians drive after consuming alcohol, cannabis, and illicit drugs, medications (prescribed or not) or other substances for recreational purposes or to get high even though they believe they are impaired, according to MADD Canada’s second National Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis, Or Drug Use. These behaviours are elevated among young males aged 18-34. The poll, released…

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March 17, 2022

Plan Before You Party This St. Patrick’s Day – Arrange a Sober Ride Home

Oakville, Ontario – With pandemic restrictions lifting, more Canadians are likely to be out celebrating this upcoming St Patrick’s Day. MADD Canada is urging everyone to help prevent impaired driving and keep roads safe by planning ahead for a sober ride home. “If you’re gathering with family and friends to raise some green pints in honour of St. Patrick’s Day,…

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February 10, 2022

Tackle The Driving Decision Before The Big Game Begins – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride

Oakville, Ontario – How are you getting home after this Sunday’s championship match-up between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals? MADD Canada is urging you to arrange a sober ride if your Super Bowl festivities include alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “Leaving the car at home and arranging sober transportation is a winning play for everyone,” said MADD…

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December 22, 2021

Give The Gift Of Safety This Holiday Season – Drive Sober Or Arrange A Sober Ride Home

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is urging all Canadians to help protect one another from impaired driving this holiday season by planning ahead for sober rides. “With Christmas celebrations in full swing, and New Year’s just a few days away, we are asking everyone to make sober transportation part of their plans,” said MADD Canada National President Jaymie-Lyne Hancock. “If…

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December 14, 2021

MADD Canada and So.Beer Launch Inaugural Dry January Canada Challenge

National challenge encourages Canadians to experience health and wellness benefits of abstaining from alcohol for one month Toronto, December 14, 2021 – This January, Canadians across the country are invited to participate in the Dry January Canada Challenge. MADD Canada is partnering with So.Beer, The Naked Collective’s Non Alcoholic beer brand, to create this campaign promoting health and wellness among…

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