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May 18, 2022

Stay Safe And Sober On Roads, Waterways And Trails This Victoria Day Weekend

Oakville, Ontario – As Canadians look forward to the Victoria Day holiday long weekend, MADD Canada is urging everyone to make it a safe one by always driving sober, or arranging a sober ride home if they are consuming alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “MADD Canada wishes everyone a happy, fun and safe holiday long weekend,” said MADD Canada National…

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April 27, 2022

Volunteer Week and Positions!

This is Volunteer Week! And we want to take this opportunity to thank all volunteers with all organisations who give their time and their energy and their skills to help make our society better in many different ways.  Volunteers play a huge and not-often-recognised part in making Canada what it is – a compassionate, caring and equitable country we are…

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April 17, 2022

National Poster & Multi-Media Contest

MADD Canada is now accepting submissions for their National Poster & Multi-Media Contests! For contest details, please click on the following link: https://madd.ca/pages/programs/youth-services/contests/ The Multi-Media and Poster Contest should highlight MADD Canada’s Campaign 911 Program.  Students are encouraged to come up with their own theme based on the program. Winning entries may be highlighted in the National program.  Campaign 911 is a Canada-wide campaign to encourage and…

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April 9, 2022

2022 MADD Canada Bursary Fund

MADD Canada’s Bursary Program is open to Canadian citizens who have themselves been severely injured or who have had a parent (or legal guardian) or sibling killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired driving crash and who are enrolled in a full-time, ministry-approved, post-secondary educational program. Injuries must be catastrophic or severe and have had a significant…

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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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January 26, 2022

Job opening: Chapter Social Media and Digital Co-ordinator

MADD Ottawa Chapter Social Media and Digital Co-ordinator Part-time (6 weekly hours), contract position – work from home Job Description Keywords: Posting across all social platforms Content creation Reporting and Analytics Community management Website CMS Facebook Business manager Video editing Graphic design Ad buying Responsibilities Develop and post engaging content (text and images/videos) that promotes MADD Ottawa’s Chapter activities, programs,…

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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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November 16, 2021

MADD Canada Raises Concerns About Toronto City Council Decision to Halt Rideshare Driver’s Licences

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is strongly concerned about a recent decision by Toronto City Council to temporarily stop issuing licences for rideshare drivers, particularly with the busy holiday season coming up. Earlier this month, Toronto City Council stopped issuing rideshare driver’s licences until a mandatory driver training program is implemented. MADD Canada fully supports the implementation of the mandatory…

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