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December 6, 2019

MADD Canada Launches Atlantic Region Awareness Campaign To Promote Sober Driving

Saint John, New Brunswick – MADD Canada is encouraging Atlantic Canadians to show their commitment to safe and sober driving this holiday season by joining Project Red Ribbon. Running from November to the beginning of January, Project Red Ribbon raises awareness about the risks of impaired driving, and encourages motorists to always drive sober. The Atlantic Project Red Ribbon campaign…

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November 22, 2019

Make a Safe and Sober Driver Your MVP This Grey Cup Weekend

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians get set to watch the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers square off in the 107th Grey Cup this weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking Canadians to make a winning play before the game even begins – plan ahead for a sober ride home. “Impaired driving doesn’t just happen.…

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November 1, 2019

‘Tis the Season for Project Red Ribbon!

MADD Canada and Special Guests Launch Holiday Awareness Campaign To Prevent Impaired Driving Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians start preparing for the holiday season and getting into the holiday spirit over the next few weeks, MADD Canada and its Chapters and Community Leaders are kicking off the 2019 Project Red Ribbon campaign to prevent impaired driving. Running from November 1 to…

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October 24, 2019

Don’t Let Impaired Driving Turn Halloween Celebrations to Real-Life Nightmare – Leave the Driving to Someone Sober

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians get into the Halloween spirit this weekend and next week, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging everyone to plan ahead for a sober ride home. “If you take the risk of driving impaired, it could end in a real-life nightmare. You could lose your licence, lose your vehicle, face steep fines,…

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October 10, 2019

Giving Thanks To All Who Plan Ahead For a Sober Ride Home This Holiday Weekend

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians prepare for Thanksgiving weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are taking a moment to give thanks for all the people who are committed to safe and sober driving. “Most Canadians know how dangerous impaired driving is, and they never take the risk of getting behind the wheel drunk or high,” said MADD…

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October 9, 2019

Motivating Students to Drive Sober – MADD Canada Visits Edmonton School to Highlight 2019-2020 School Assembly Program

Oakville, Ontario — Canadian students are seeing how one single decision can change their lives forever in MADD Canada’s new 2019-2020 School Assembly Program, titled Over the Edge, which began its nation-wide tour of schools in September. “Youth are at increased risk for impaired driving,” said MADD Canada Chief Executive Officer Andrew Murie. “Road crashes are the number one cause…

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August 30, 2019

Celebrate the Last Long Weekend of Summer Safely – Drive Sober or Plan Ahead for a Sober Ride Home

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are urging Canadians to make this last summer long weekend memorable for all the right reasons – not for a tragic impaired driving crash. “As Canadians get ready for their summer parties and long weekend gatherings, we encourage everyone to give some thought to how they can protect themselves…

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August 1, 2019

Keep Roads, Lakes and Trails Safe This Weekend – Drive Sober

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians prepare to enjoy another summer weekend – a holiday long weekend across much of the country – MADD Canada and Allstate Canada are asking everyone to drive sober, or to plan a safe ride home if alcohol and/or drugs are part of their plans. “Whether you are planning a road trip, taking the boat out…

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June 27, 2019

Make a Safe and Sober Ride Home Part of Your Canada Day Celebrations

Oakville, Ontario – As people prepare to celebrate all things Canadian this holiday long weekend, MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are asking everyone to make safety a top priority by planning ahead for a sober ride home. “No one ever thinks they’ll be the cause of an impaired driving crash,” said MADD Canada Chief Executive Officer Andrew…

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August 29, 2013

Our Stories: Patrick David Magee

On Thursday, July 14, 1994, our son Patrick worked with Kevin Wayne Rintoul bringing in hay. The two boys had just met that day. After a late dinner, Dr. Steward Anderson was driving Patrick and Kevin home when their car was struck by a speeding vehicle that was travelling on the wrong side of the highway and passing several vehicles…

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August 29, 2013

Our Stories: Violet & Lloyd Heibein

On Thursday, January 28, 1993 our daughter Sherry and her husband were on their way to the hospital with their 3 year old child who was sick. On their way, there was an accident involving the young couple and a DRUNK DRIVER! No one was seriously hurt except our daughter Sherry. Sherry was riding in the back seat with their…

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August 29, 2013

Our Stories: Don Shropshall

I have been a Police Officer for over 26 years and over those years I have investigated numerous alcohol-related crashes where people have died and many more have been seriously injured. When I was in grade eight I received my first of three experiences with the death of a family member as a result of drinking and driving. My uncle…

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