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Politics, Society

Drunk driving law: Charter of Rights challenge (interview)

Case may eventually make it to the Supreme Court of Canada (public commenting is open on all RCI stories at bottom- comments will be shown after examination) The case begins with an elderly woman who went to a liquor store »

Arts & Entertainment

Curlers on the rocks: bad boys get the boot

Alcohol and ice don’t mix as the “roaring” game gets out of hand Curling is usually considered such a genteel, polite, low-key affair.  The sport also generally doesn’t make headlines for that very reason.  It did this weekend though. Now »

Society

Canada ranks first in driving deaths linked to alcohol

Among 19 rich countries, Canada has the highest percentage of road deaths caused by alcohol impairment, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Overall, road fatalities are down in Canada, but 34 per cent of them are related to »

Society

Mothers call for action against drunk driving

A tragic car crash that claimed the lives of three children and their grandfather has prompted renewed calls for tougher measures to curb drunk driving. A 29-year-old man faces several charges related to impaired driving following a three-car crash north of »

Society

Official against drunk driving is charged himself

The president of an organization that lobbies against drunk driving has resigned after being charged with impaired driving himself. David Griffin, 65, was a volunteer president of a chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in the eastern province of »