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September 2, 2021

Celebrate Responsibly This Holiday Long Weekend – Drive, Ride and Boat Sober

Oakville, Ontario – With the Labour Day holiday weekend nearly here, MADD Canada is urging Canadians to keep themselves and one another safe by never driving, riding or boating impaired. “We can celebrate this last long weekend of the summer while also keeping roads, ATV trails, and lakes and waterways free from impaired driving,” said MADD Canada National President Jaymie-Lyne…

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July 29, 2021

Make Safety Part Of Your Weekend Plans – Drive Sober or Arrange a Sober Ride

Oakville, Ontario –As more Canadians get out and about with the easing of pandemic-related restrictions, and with the weekend coming up – a holiday long weekend in many parts of the country – MADD Canada is asking everyone to keep one another safe by never operating any vehicle impaired. “We’re asking everyone to do their part to prevent impaired driving.…

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June 29, 2021

Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis Or Illicit Drug Use Reveals Disturbing Rates, Excuses, Misperceptions

Oakville, Ontario – Many Canadians who consume alcohol, cannabis, or an illicit drug drive knowing they are impaired by the substance, and frequently have passengers with them, according to MADD Canada’s first National Survey On Driving After Alcohol, Cannabis, Or Illicit Drug Use. The poll, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MADD Canada, asked Canadians aged 18-70 with a valid…

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May 20, 2021

Make A Sober Ride Home Part Of Your Holiday Long Weekend Plan

Oakville, Ontario – The countdown is on to the Victoria Day long weekend, and MADD Canada is urging everyone to make it a safe one by always driving sober, or arranging a sober ride home if alcohol, cannabis or other drugs are part of the holiday celebrations. “We all look forward to the Victoria Day holiday, and even though pandemic-related…

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April 28, 2021

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

(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 been severely injured, or who…

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April 1, 2021

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

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 could mean increased traffic on…

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March 22, 2021

Shining A Spotlight On Impaired Driving Prevention

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 Week encourages all Canadians to…

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February 5, 2021

Choosing A Sober Ride Is The Winning Play This Super Bowl Weekend

Oakville, Ontario – Even though the usual parties are on hold this year due the pandemic, and most fans will watch this Sunday’s Super Bowl LV at home, MADD Canada is urging anyone who does have to be out on the road to arrange a sober ride if they’ve been consuming alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “Impaired driving is not…

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December 22, 2020

Give The Gift of Safety This Holiday Season – Drive Sober

Oakville, Ontario – The Christmas celebrations may be smaller this year due to the pandemic, but the risk for impaired driving remains. MADD Canada is urging Canadians to do their part to keep roads safe over the holidays by driving sober, or arranging a sober ride home if they are going to be consuming alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. “This…

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November 23, 2020

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

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 to always drive sober. MADD…

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November 17, 2020

Sober Driving Message For Young Students

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 death among 16-25 year olds…

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November 2, 2020

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

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 drive sober. During the campaign,…

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