Ontario Community Council on Impaired Driving (OCCID) provides leadership and programs to eliminate impaired driving in Ontario and enables people and communities to share resources and information that will prevent injuries and save lives.
New Board and Committees set for 2001
On May 17th 2001, immediately preceding the May long weekend, OCCID will kick off this years campaign with a media challenge obstacle course in Toronto, location to be confirmed shortly. Please consider yourself invited to help, send information, or compete. RSVP to . Please let us know if you hear of other sober driving events during this week, we want to dovetail with other events, not compete against them.
Enclosed youll find a one-pager with more detail on materials, events, partners, etc. and on the reverse, an order form in case you havent received one at a recent conference, by fax, or on-line. Please include listing your activities for our calendar. Samples of windshield decals and countertop are enclosed. Thank you to the Ministry of Transportation for their support.
ARRIVE ALIVE BOTTLE DRIVE
The following (36) communities have signed up: Alexandria, Beaverton, Belle River, Brampton, Bridgenorth, Brockville, Chatham, Chelmsford, Coldwater, Delhi, Goderich, Guelph, Haliburton, Hanmer, Ingersoll, Iroquois Falls, Keewatin, Kemptville, Lasalle, Minden, Norwich, Oakville, Parry Sound, Perth, Peterborough, Port Perry, Simcoe, Smiths Falls, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Tecumseh, Tillsonburg, Timmins, Uxbridge, Whitby, Windsor, and Woodstock.
As well as raising awareness of impaired driving and how to prevent it, the event raises significant funds for OCCID activities and 50% of funds raised by community groups are returned to them to be spent on any anti-impaired driving projects. Please support this one-day event in your area. If youve never been involved, contact our office and well connect you with the captain of the participating community closest to you, help out on the day for an hour or two, and maybe next year well be adding your name!
In February there was a cabinet shuffle in Ontario. Here are the new Ministers linked to our issue: