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QC
NOV
23
Passeurs et Passagers : tous, des gens de passage
When: Saturday November 23, 2013 @ 11:00 to 11:30
Where: Chelsea
Contact: Miguel Á. Sancha (819 778-1282)
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Event Description: Combien de gens sont passés dans ma vie jusqu'à maintenant ? Peu importe le temps de nos chemins parallèles, ces personnes ont laissé en moi une empreinte.

À 11h00: Rassemblement à l'entrée de Chemin Hendrick, Chelsea, QC
http://goo.gl/maps/9HTPC

- Marche et concentration sur le lieu de l'accident le 15 juin 2013 (219 Route 105).

- Courte réflexion et remise d'un ruban orange en souvenir des victimes de la route.

- Moment d'intériorité et de partage entre les participants.

- Départ
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ON
NOV
21
RIDECHECKS Launch
When: Thursday November 21, 2013 @ 10:00 to 12:00 noon
Where: Humber College, Etobicoke
Contact: anne leonard, 416-485-4411
Website: www.ridechecks.com/
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Event Description: the official launch for the RIDECHECKS booklet for 2013/2014.
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BC
NOV
20
Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 4:30 to 6:30
Where: Orchard Park - Kelowna
Contact: Terri Hergott
Website: www.onecrashistoomany.com
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Event Description: The event is intended to be a support/focal point for those who have suffered the effects of road traffic injuries/deaths (injured victims, family members, and those left behind) and by its promotion to raise awareness to reduce those injuries/deaths.
There will be a speaker (Paul Hergott) speaking on:
1. The incredible cost that road traffic injuries and deaths take on individuals, families, emergency services, the provincial health care system, and society as a whole; and
2. The preventability of road traffic incidents and, therefore, those injuries and deaths.
Written testimonials will be collected for publication on the One Crash is Too Many web site (www.onecrashistoomany.com).
Support for the event, by way of visibility/awareness/speakers is being sought from emergency services (RCMP/Fire/Ambulance), ICBC, the media, and government.
“One Crash is Too Many” visibility flashers and key chains will be given out at the event (photos attached).
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AB
NOV
20
!MPACT- Drive With Caution… Future Ahead
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 4:30 to 7:30
Where: MacDonald Island Park- Main lobby of Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Contact: Lesley Pearcey 780-743-0006, or Nancy Stammers 780-717-4265
Website: www.safecommunitywb.ca
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Event Description: Remembering those impacted by collisions
- !MPACT Display (photo & story montage of local people impacted by a collision)
- MADD Red Ribbon Campaign launch
- Road safety displays featuring MADD, RCMP, Fort McMurray Victim Services, Road Safety Wood Buffalo and Alberta Transportation's Office of Traffic Safety
- Interactive activities focusing on impaired, speed, occupant restraints, and distraction.
- Highlight of the Road Safety Wood Buffalo committee's tribute to road crash victims in Borealis Park- a memorial monument 'Honour the victims of road crashes by driving responsibly', bench and tree.
- 'How Could This Happen To Me' Campaign- a visual mobile display educating the public on their role and responsibilities to safer roads.
- Informal candle light memorial with an opportunity to write a message on a bag and place it at a featured memorial area.
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NS
NOV
20
National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 0900 to 1000
Where: Town of Bridgewater, Lunenburg County
Contact: Sgt. Jerome Richard, BPS Traffic Safety Coordinator
Website: www.bridgewaterpolice.ca
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Event Description: Ceremony of Remembrance will be conducted in front of the Bridgewater Police Service building situated at 45 Exhibition drive, Bridgewater at 9am. Our flag will be lowered to half mast for the day. Followed by a minute of silence and a prayer for road crash victims, families, and friends. Ceremony will be officiated by BPS Chaplain, the Reverend Paul Jenson. Representatives of all local emergency services will be present: Bridgewater Fire Service, Lunenburg District RCMP, and Emergency Health Services paramedics. Also representatives of the Lunenburg/queens Counties Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving an South Shore Safe Communities road safety committee will be in attendance. Provincial and Municipal govt. officials have also been invited to attend. The event is open to the general public. A reception will follow in the BPS Community Room.

Local media sources: The Progress Bulletin newspaper, CKBW Radio, and the provincial paper, the Chronicle Herald have all been contacted and provided with a media release on our event.

This will be the first time this event has been commemorated in Bridgewater.
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BC
NOV
20
Province of BC National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Vancouver Fire Department Training Centre 1330 Chess St. Vancouver
Contact: Office of the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles osmv.mailbox@gov.bc.ca
Website: www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/osmv/index.htm
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Event Description: British Columbia’s event will honour the memory of those who have lost their lives or been injured in road crashes that occur every year in B.C. and Canada, and will highlight the preventable nature of motor vehicle crashes.

Speakers include the Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton, Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe and Vancouver Deputy Fire Chief Steve Laleune.

The event will take place at the Vancouver Fire Department training centre and will include a demonstration by Vancouver Fire Department on how the jaws of life are used in motor vehicle crashes.
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AB
NOV
20
NDRRCV Moment of Silence
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Where: Northwest Alberta
Contact: Judy 780-618-6826
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Event Description: Various organizations, high schools and radio stations will announce the event and ask for individuals to honor the road crash victims by honoring a moment of silence throughout the day.
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AB
NOV
20
Car Seat Check
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 9:30am to 12 noon
Where: 600Blk 162Ave. SW Calgary
Contact: Cst. Jim Lebedeff
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Event Description: Will have a moment of silence at a Car Seat Check( ensuring children are restrained properly) for crash victims, weather permitting.
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AB
NOV
20
Check Stop
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013
Where: Piikani Nation
Contact: Tammy 403-650-8649
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Event Description: A promotional checkstop will be held in Piikani Nation - NDR resources will be handed out.
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ON
NOV
20
National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims
When: Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: Ottawa City Hall
Contact: Patricia Simpson, 613-736-1003
Website: roadcrashvictims.ccmta.ca/home.php?lang=en_CA
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Event Description: The event will begin at 5:00 PM with a procession of first responders, invited guests, and community members (all are welcome). Each participant will be given a flashlight as a remembrance of those lost in road crashes.

Beginning at Ottawa City Hall, the procession will make its way down Lisgar Street, turning right onto Elgin, and then right again onto Laurier. It will end at the Ottawa City Hall outdoor auditorium. City Hall will provide ample outdoor and underground parking.
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* Source: Transport Canada statistics, 2009. DISCLAIMER: The number of yearly fatalities on Canada's roads and highways fluctuates from year to year and the figure is only an approximation, used for the purpose of clarity and to simplify the message of the volume of casualties. It is based on approximately 2,200 in 2009, and this number may change as Transport Canada receives updated statistics for 2010.