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Justice Minister introduces new legislation aimed at drunk drivers

A new law aimed at cracking down on drunk driving has been introduced in Parliament. If it passes, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says it “will be one of the strongest impaired-driving pieces of legislation in the world.” The law would »

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 »