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Worker dead from a fatal fall

A worker named Christopher “Adam” Carleton, 33 years old dead from a head injury suffered from a fatal fall. He is an insulator for Grandview Insulation Contractor Inc. Deadly fall from a height That day, Carleton was insulating a heating pipe on the fourth floor of the new Irving Oil headquarters. According to a witness, […]

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Off-duty police and a woman in serious condition after a stabbing incident

An off-duty Delta police officer and a woman were stabbed in front of an elementary school in Delta, British Columbia. Both are in serious condition. According to the Delta police officer, Acting Sgt. John Jasmins, he was outside the North Delta elementary school waiting to pick up his children, when he saw a man confronting […]

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ATMs seen as ideal location for automated defibrillators

ATMs are one of the suitable locations for installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help cardiac arrest victims. Availability of AEDs Coffee shops and automated bank machines are ideal locations for installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help cardiac arrest victims. The timely use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) can help improve the chances […]

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Toddler from Mission daycare given CPR after falling into swimming pool

A toddler from Mission daycare was given CPR after she fell into a swimming pool. The Fraser Health Authority dismissed the license of a Mission daycare after the accidental drowning incident that resulted to the death of one of the children. Water safety The 23-month old girl was reported missing by the owner of Melissa’s […]

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Mother of B.C. woman who died in Tofino given CPR

A B.C. woman’s wedding day turned tragic after her mother died in Tofino beach despite CPR. Victoria Emon was preparing for her wedding when her mother, Ann Wittenberg and sister Rachel headed to Long Beach to catch some waves. Timely delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is essential during emergencies. Watery ordeal Her mother was excited […]

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UVic student died in Tofino surfing accident given CPR

A 27-year old University of Victoria student from India died in a surfing accident despite CPR by bystanders. The incident occurred near Tofino and the man was identified was Nijin John. Watery rescue According to Vincent Mallaley, 47 years old, he was walking on Long Beach when he noticed a man in distress in the […]