TORONTO: International Perspectives on Impaired Driving. World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Two day conference welcomes 150 professionals, volunteers, and victims working in the impaired driving issue. Countermeasures XIX will discuss latest legislation and showcase prevention strategies. This year's theme: International Perspectives is in recognition of the UN's World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
Expertise will be shared by Robyn Robertson, President and CEO, Traffic Injury Research Foundation; Floor Lieshout, Director of YOURS (Amsterdam); Chief Superintendent Don Bell, Ontario Provincial Police; and many others from government, police and community.
Special activities include:
- A Mosaic Memorial (completed over the two days)
- Thunder Bay's award winning ShyAnne Hovorka will perform Sunday evening http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1AiQFaoIHc
- Peter Wong award will be presented to OPP Constable Steve Jacko Monday at lunch
Ontario's Countermeasures Conference is hosted bi-annually by arrive alive DRIVE SOBER - a registered charity operating in Ontario since 1989.
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Media Contact: Anne Leonard, cellular: 416-578-4829