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Questions about the Point Final organization

Upon approval, participation in the Point Final program is your choice. If you choose to participate in the program, you must comply with all program requirements.

If you have found our program online and are interested, you must inform your lawyer. The lawyer will take the necessary steps to see if you are eligible. If you do not have a lawyer, please feel free to contact us directly.

Anyone who has been charged with driving, or having care and control of a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs – with the exception of cases where there has been bodily harm or death. The Prosecutors determine an offender’s eligibility for the program based on an analysis of the accused person’s judicial profile and his or her motivation to complete a challenging program aimed at changing behaviors.

If you are making a donation in consideration of a court case you will receive a receipt with a non-tax deductible mention since the donation is made in consideration of the court case.

If you are making a charitable donation you will receive a tax deductible receipt.

Questions about laws and sanctions

When you are arrested for impaired driving, you are subject to administrative sanctions under the Highway Safety Code as well as charged under the Criminal Code.

People who have been convicted of an impaired driving offence will be required to install an alcohol ignition interlock device for a minimum of one year up to a lifetime, depending on the number of prior convictions.

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Education to eliminate impaired driving.


How it Works with the Court

Program Eligibility


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Prosecutors determine an offender's eligibility for the program based on an analysis of the accused person's criminal profile and motivation to follow a demanding program aimed at changing their behavior.

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Following the court session, a team member meets with the offender to communicate the program criteria and requirements.

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Previous participation in the program or any charge involving bodily harm or death disqualifies the accused person.


Regions & territories served


Island of Montreal:

Please note:  If your case is not listed in one of the courthouses above, your lawyer must receive approval from the Crown prosecutors in that judicial district.

meeting hours

Per Service Point


Head Office (Montreal)

7105 Saint Hubert Street, Suite 200, Montréal, Qc H2S 2N1

Blainville

1015 Curé-Labelle Blvd, Blainville, Qc J7C 2M2

Repentigny

50 Thouin Street, Porte A, Repentigny, Qc J6A 4J4

Program Description


Point Final offers an educational program for individuals accused of driving, or having care or control of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

For first time offenders, the program is for a period of 17 or 21 weeks. This is determined by the Crown prosecutor and the Point Final team.

For repeat offenders, the program length varies from 26 to 50 weeks. This is also determined by the Crown prosecutor and the Point Final team.

Since the program is generally offered as an alternative to a prison sentence, the approval of the Crown prosecutors is mandatory.

For the duration of the program, all participants are required to attend (without fail) the 45-minute education and awareness modules on a weekly basis and at set times. As well, each participant is required to attend weekly Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA) or Cocaine Anonymous (CA) meetings and demonstrate this to the Point Final team.

Program Objectives

Our short term goal is to inform and educate participants about the consequences of driving with diminished capacities through our educational intervention program.

Our long term goal is to eliminate recidivism for all participants and to encourage them to become positive examples in their respective homes and communities concerning driving with diminished capacities.

Weekly Point Final meetings incorporate some of the following topics:


Transfer of knowledge

  • Laws and penalties related to impaired driving
  • Costs associated with impaired driving
  • Understanding blood alcohol levels and their impact on driving
  • The use of the breathalyzer
  • Alcohol, drugs, addiction and mental health

Sharing & Awareness

  • Testimonials from victims of impaired driving
  • Group discussions on cases of impaired driving and their consequences
  • Review of current stories in the news 
  • Activities with adapted glasses to simulate an impaired state

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      Our Office

      7105 Saint-Hubert Street (Suite 202). Montreal, QC, H2S 2N1

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      Tel: 514.564.6909
      Fax: 514.564.6919

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        Mission

        About us

        Education to eliminate impaired driving.

        Point Final has a social mission to educate not only those convicted by the court but the general population to be aware of the seriousness of their actions and to teach them where the line of misconduct lies.

        Our History

        In 1988, the Point Final program was proposed by the Miller family to the Montreal Municipal Court. The goal was to provide an alternative sentencing measure for repeat offenders of impaired driving. 

        Founded by Bryan Miller, the goal was to help repeat offenders with their addiction and to educate them about the negative consequences of impaired driving. Based on its success, the program was soon offered in group settings. Bryan’s brother, Barry Miller, joined Point Final as an interventionist.

        Since 1988, the laws regarding impaired driving have changed and our program has been adapted to convey these changes. In addition to repeat offenders, the program now accepts first time offenders in order to educate them on how to avoid a repeat offence of impaired driving.

        Today, Point Final is still operated by the Miller family, respecting the values on which the program was founded.

        Point Final is a charitable organization that provides professional and confidential services.

        « Driving impaired is not "bad luck", it is a choice. Accepting that is the first step towards change.»

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        Point Final Management Team

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        CEO

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        Vice-President Operations

        Amanda Chiu

        Head of Brand and Finance Management

        Kim Miller

        Présidente - Directrice générale

        Debbie Miller

        Vide-présidente opérations

        Amanda Chiu

        Chef de la gestion de marque et des finances

        Linda Miller

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        Point Final

        An awareness and accountability program for individuals facing charges related to operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs

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        Our Organization

        Our family has worked tirelessly since 1988 to make a difference where impaired driving is concerned. The efforts of our entire team are always based on our founding principles and values of respect, road safety, honesty, inclusion, transparency and an open mind.

        Our Mission

        Our Program

        The program focuses on behavioural and attitude changes, as well as accountability.

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        Values of Our Organization


        Respect

        Respect for self and others. Our words and our actions matter.

        Road Safety

        Always make a plan for a safe ride home before you go out… Point Final

        Education

        Learning inspires growth and change, approach it with an open mind.

        Honesty

        Deception of self and others leads to despair.

        Inclusion

        Every human being should be treated fairly and equal.

        Transparency

        Demonstrate honesty, openness, accountability, and a straightforward attitude towards all interactions.

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