MADD Canada

MADD Canada

July 06, 2012 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Transportation, Deputy Mayor and Police

Join MADD Canada and ARAAC to Promote Campaign to Stop Impaired Driving

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 6, 2012) - The public has a critical role to play in helping police take impaired drivers off the roads before they cause deadly crashes. Nova Scotia Minister of Transportation Maurice Smith, Halifax Deputy Mayor Bill Karsten and police representatives will join MADD Canada and the Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) in Halifax on July 10 for an event to promote the Campaign 911 program to residents across Atlantic Canada.

Campaign 911 encourages and empowers Canadians to call 911 if they see a driver they suspect is impaired. Media are invited to attend the event:

Date: July 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Halifax Regional Police Station, 1975 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS
Special Guests: The Honourable Maurice Smith, Minister of Transportation
Bill Karsten, Deputy Mayor, Halifax Regional Municipality
Chris McNeil, Deputy Chief, Halifax Regional Police
Ray Oliver, Inspector, RCMP
Ed MacDonald, Past-Chair, ARAAC
Susan MacAskill, Atlantic Chapter Services Manager, MADD Canada

Guests will be available for interviews and photos.

Contact Information

  • MADD Canada
    Susan MacAskill
    Atlantic Region Chapter Services Manager
    1-866-798-6233
    atlantic@madd.ca

    MADD Canada
    Deb Kelly
    Communications Manager
    1-800-665-6233, ext. 240
    dkelly@madd.ca