Educational Bursaries Available To Impaired Driving Victims Attending Post-Secondary School

by MADD Canada

(Oakville, Ontario) – MADD Canada’s educational bursary program  – now offering higher bursary amounts – is available to impaired driving victims and survivors attending post-secondary school.  The MADD Canada Youth Bursary Fund offers one $10,000 bursary (increased from $8,000 last year) and several $5,000 bursaries (increased from $4,000 last year) to Canadian citizens who have… Continue reading Educational Bursaries Available To Impaired Driving Victims Attending Post-Secondary School

Keep Roads Safe This Holiday Weekend By Driving Sober Or Planning Ahead For A Sober Ride

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – With the Easter long weekend nearly here, MADD Canada is urging everyone to make it a safe one on the roads by driving sober, or planning ahead for a sober ride if they are going to be consuming alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “The warmer Spring weather and the holiday long weekend… Continue reading Keep Roads Safe This Holiday Weekend By Driving Sober Or Planning Ahead For A Sober Ride

Shining A Spotlight On Impaired Driving Prevention

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – March 21 – 27 is National Impaired Driving Prevention Awareness Week across Canada. MADD Canada joins governments, law enforcement agencies and community organizations in raising awareness about the risks and consequences of impaired driving. Established in 2018 and designated for the third week of March every year, National Impaired Driving Prevention Awareness… Continue reading Shining A Spotlight On Impaired Driving Prevention

Irving Oil Joins MADD Canada To Share Sober Driving Message This Holiday Season

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Saint John, New Brunswick – Irving Oil, a long-time sponsor of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon awareness campaign, is leading the effort to spread the sober driving message in the Atlantic Region once again this holiday season. Running until January 4, Project Red Ribbon raises awareness about the risks of impaired driving, and encourages motorists… Continue reading Irving Oil Joins MADD Canada To Share Sober Driving Message This Holiday Season

Sober Driving Message For Young Students

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Aviva Canada supports MADD Canada’s SmartWheels Program. November 17, 2020 (Oakville, ON) – Using powerful videos and interactive technology, MADD Canada and Aviva Canada are delivering the dynamic SmartWheels program to Ontario elementary students. Impaired driving takes a disproportionate toll among young Canadians: MADD Canada’s statistics reports indicate traffic collisions are the leading cause of… Continue reading Sober Driving Message For Young Students

Today Marks The Start Of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon Campaign To Promote Sober Driving This Holiday Season

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – With the holiday season fast approaching, MADD Canada and its Chapters and Community Leaders across the country are launching the Project Red Ribbon campaign to raise awareness about the risks of impaired driving and to honour victims and survivors. Running from today until January 4, Project Red Ribbon encourages motorists to always… Continue reading Today Marks The Start Of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon Campaign To Promote Sober Driving This Holiday Season

Keep Yourself And Others Safe This Halloween – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

by MADD Canada

Oakville, Ontario – Halloween festivities may be limited in most areas of the country this year due to the pandemic, but MADD Canada is urging those who are celebrating the occasion to plan ahead for a sober ride home. “The decision to drive impaired is one that could haunt you forever,” said MADD Canada National… Continue reading Keep Yourself And Others Safe This Halloween – Plan Ahead For A Sober Ride Home

MADD Canada Calls On Health Minister To Put Warning Labels On Alcohol Products Amidst Increase In Public Alcohol Consumption

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Oakville, Ontario – With Canadians’ alcohol consumption increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic, MADD Canada is calling on Canada’s Health Minister, The Honourable Patty Hajdu, to require alcohol products to have warning labels. Various reports and studies have shown an increase in Canadians’ alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic, including one by the Canadian Institutes of… Continue reading MADD Canada Calls On Health Minister To Put Warning Labels On Alcohol Products Amidst Increase In Public Alcohol Consumption