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March 15, 2024

National Impaired Driving Prevention Week – Combatting Impaired Driving Requires Holistic Approach

Oakville, Ontario – March 17 – 23, 2023 is National Impaired Driving Prevention Week. MADD Canada is proud to join governments, law enforcement agencies and community organizations in raising awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving with the goal of preventing it. Throughout the week, MADD Canada will be sharing messages about the risks and consequences of impaired driving,…

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March 14, 2024

Celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day – Arrange a Sober Ride Home

Oakville, Ontario – MADD Canada is asking St. Patrick’s Day revellers to rely on responsible planning, not luck, to get home safely this weekend.  “When you’re out celebrating St. Patrick’s Day throughout this weekend, please don’t rely on luck to get home safely,” said MADD Canada National President Tanya Hansen Pratt. “Take a few minutes ahead of time to plan…

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December 23, 2023

Christmas and New Years SPS Checkstops

Thanks to Saskatoon Police Service for having MADD Saskatoon attend the SPS/SGI Holiday Season sobriety checkstops.  Thanks to our MADD Saskatoon volunteers that came out and thanked sober drivers. Bonny Stevenson (President of MADD Saskatoon Chapter) interviews with media regarding getting home safely during holiday season – CTV News and Globalnews. Social media post from Dec 22nd: Social media post…

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December 20, 2023

Keep Roads Safe This Holiday Season – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride

Oakville, Ontario — With holiday festivities in full swing, MADD Canada is urging Canadians to keep roads safe by preventing impaired driving. “As you celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year, please make the promise to yourself and your loved ones to never drive impaired and to plan ahead for a sober ride home if you’re consuming alcohol,…

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November 16, 2023

Van de Vorst Awards Ceremony

The 5th Annual Van de Vorst Family Award ceremony was held yesterday in Saskatoon.  The awards recognize police officers in Saskatchewn have charged between 8 and 16 impaired drivers (Silver Coin), 17 to 39 impaired drivers (Gold Coin) or 40 or more impaired drivers (Platinum Coin).  Linda and Lou Van de Vorst presented these awards to very deserving officers. Read CTV…

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November 4, 2023

MADD Saskatoon Project Red Ribbon Launch

MADD Saskatoon officially launched Project Red Ribbon with a media launch at SaskTel Centre.  The launch had many dignitaries speaking and guests in attendance.  SaskTel Centre will be lit up in red in coordination with the launch. View interview Bonny Stevenson did with CTV Morning Live Saskatoon. View interview Bonny Stevenson did with Global News Morning Saskatoon. View CTV News…

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November 1, 2023

Project Red Ribbon Aims To Prevent Impaired During The Holiday Season

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Beryl Hansen had recently retired and was looking forward to a new chapter in her life when she was tragically killed by an impaired driver while out for her usual early morning walk near Portage la Prairie. Today, her daughter Tanya Hansen Pratt – MADD Canada’s new National President – launches the 2023 Project Red Ribbon campaign…

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