SOURCE: MADD Canada

MADD Canada

September 15, 2016 07:00 ET

Remembering New Brunswick's Victims of Impaired Driving at Memorial Monument Ceremony

MONCTON, NB--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - MADD New Brunswick Chapters and Community Leader groups will come together with the families and friends of those killed as a result of impaired driving for a special memorial ceremony in Moncton this Sunday, September 18th.

The annual ceremony of hope and remembrance at the New Brunswick Memorial Monument for Victims of Impaired Driving gives family and friends an opportunity to pay tribute to their loved ones. The monument is inscribed with the names of 45 victims of impaired driving.

The ceremony includes a candlelight vigil to recognize and honour those victims, and all who have been affected by impaired driving. Joining victim families and MADD New Brunswick volunteers at this special ceremony will be elected officials and representatives from police services, fire departments and emergency medical services.

Media are invited to attend the New Brunswick Memorial Monument Ceremony:

Date:Sunday, September 18
Time:2 p.m.
Location:Fairhaven Memorial Gardens, 1167 Salisbury Rd., Moncton, New Brunswick
Special Guests:Jordan Nowlan, Councillor for the City of Dieppe
 Angeliki Souranis, MADD Canada National President

"Every year, impaired driving kills hundreds of Canadians," said MADD Canada National President Angeliki Souranis. "With this monument and this ceremony, we honour the innocent victims who have been taken from us, we support the loved ones who struggle with such tragic loss, and we highlight the terrible toll taken by this senseless and entirely preventable crime."

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Susan MacAskill
    MADD Canada Atlantic Region Chapter Services Manager
    902-799-0498
    atlantic@madd.ca

    Angeliki Souranis
    MADD Canada National President
    514-515-6233
    asouranis@madd.ca