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Flight crew members hailed as life savers

Two flight crew members were credited for saving the life of a man at the Edmonton International Airport (EIA). The crew members utilized an automated external defibrillator (AED) when the man collapsed while getting off his flight from Phoenix to Edmonton around 4 PM on Wednesday. Airport ordeal According to Heather Hamilton, director of communications […]

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Alberta woman advocates more first aid training, AED access after mother’s death

Shannon Willner and her sisters took their mother shopping in Leduc for her Mother’s Days present when the outing turned into a disaster. Shopping ordeal Their mother became short of breath. When her lips turned blue, one of the daughters called for emergency assistance. While one sister was on the line with a dispatcher, Willner […]

Grieving N.S. father wants location of life-saving devices made public

Grieving N.S. father wants location of life-saving devices made public

A Nova Scotia man whose son died after a cardiac arrest aims the public availability of life-saving defibrillators. In Nova Scotia, the emergency dispatchers cannot tell a caller where to find the nearest automated external defibrillator (AED). For David Fowlie, this needs to change. According to Fowlie, his son Michael was a picture of good […]