MADD Canada

MADD Canada

April 28, 2011 11:35 ET

Victims of Impaired Driving Gather for MADD Canada's Candlelight Vigil

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) - A sea of candles will light the way as MADD Canada hosts its annual Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance for the victims of impaired driving this Saturday, April 30th.

The vigil, part of MADD Canada's Victims' Weekend, offers bereaved and injured victims an opportunity to acknowledge the losses suffered through the senseless and entirely preventable crime of impaired driving. For other guests, the Vigil takes impaired driving beyond the numbers and statistics to recognize the real people and families who are tragically and forever affected.

Media are welcome to attend:

Event:Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance
Date:Saturday, April 30, 2011
Time:7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location:Presentation Hall – BMO Financial Group Institute for Learning, 3550 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough, Ontario.

MADD Canada National President Denise Dubyk and select conference delegates will be available for interviews.

MADD Canada's annual Victims' Weekend is attended by more than 200 people who have lost loved ones or suffered life-changing injuries as a result of impaired driving crashes. The weekend provides delegates with an opportunity to come together to support one another, share their experiences and pay tribute to all who have been tragically affected by impaired driving.

To attend the Candlelight Vigil of Hope and Remembrance or for more information, contact:

Deb Kelly, MADD Canada Communications Manager at 905-829-8805, ext. 240 or 416-995-8237.

Contact Information

  • MADD Canada
    Deb Kelly
    Communications Manager
    905-829-8805, ext. 240 or 416-995-8237