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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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Bystanders administered naloxone in 3 overdose incidents

Bystanders administered naloxone in three people suspected of having overdosed on fentanyl in separate incidents. They were revived with the help of the bystanders. Overdose incident According to the police, the incidents happened over a four-hour period. In each of the incidents, some local citizens helped the victims by providing first aid and administered naloxone […]

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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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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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Teachers recognized for saving a student under cardiac arrest with AED

Two Okanagan teachers saved the life of a student with an AED. The teachers were recognized by B.C. Emergency Health Services for helping save the life of a student who went into cardiac arrest during gym class. The South Okanagan Secondary School teachers Steve Podomorow and Mike Russo resuscitated the 13-year old Dilshaan Dhaliwal using […]

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Miramichi man was saved with an AED

A Miramichi man was saved with an AED. Eugene Manuel was competing in a fitness challenge at a local gym in Miramichi when his heart stopped. He was saved with a well-placed life-saving machine and some quick thinking. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) along with an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a life-saving combination that can save […]

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Summerside Police Officers not charged in fatal shooting incident

Police officers fatally shot a man named Jeremy Stephens, 32 years old. SIRT is investigating the incident. SIRT is a serious response Team. It is a civilian oversight agency that investigates incidents that involves police. Deadly ordeal According to a report, it stated that a few hours earlier the Summerside police were running after suspects […]

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