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Man found in Maple Ridge house received CPR

CPR was performed on a man found in a Maple Ridge house. A domestic incident might be associated with the death of a 59-year old Maple Ridge, B.C. man. Timely assistance Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Sgt. Jennifer Pound stated that the Mounties were called to the suburban Vancouver house just after 2 AM. The paramedics […]

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Families, friends and witnesses recalled memories of the Toronto van attack

Family members, friends of the victims killed in a van attack that happened a year ago at Yonge Street and also some witnesses recalled memories that happened that day. Tragedy on the road According to Rocco D’ Amico, father of one of the victims, said the loss of his daughter is still raw in their […]

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Victims of head on collision given first aid

One of the victims of a head on collision in Abbotsford given first aid before transported to a healthcare facility. Two vehicles slammed into each other head-on in Abbotsford night, killing one driver and sending the other to a hospital. Head-on collision victims rescued The collision occurred in the 2400 block of Whatcom Road. The […]

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Agitated man who died in Victoria police custody given CPR

An agitated man under Victoria police custody received CPR. The major crime investigators on Vancouver Island are looking into the sudden death of a man who went into cardiac arrest shortly after being taken into police custody. Questionable ordeal The police were called by several residents to deal with an agitated man screaming on the […]

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B.C. family fights for availability of AEDs in public places

A Burnaby family is pushing for increasing availability of AEDs in public places. The family urges B.C. sports facilities and schools to embrace an easy-to-use automated external defibrillator (AED) that can help save lives in case of cardiac arrest. AED availability After Gianfranco Giammaria died 3 years ago at a Burnaby ice rink, his wife, […]

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Heart attack survivors urges others to undergo CPR training

Victims of heart attack urges others to get CPR training. Three hockey players who went into cardiac arrest while at the arena stated that CPR saved their lives. Ken Carrusca, Rob Macdonald and Jamie Maclaren are all recreational league hockey players who keep themselves in good shape. They are also heart attack survivors. Carrusca, Macdonald […]

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