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Possible victim of Beddington Heights incident given first aid care

The Calgary police are investigating damage to a house and vehicle after gunshots. The gunshots were heart in a northeast community. The officers responded to reports of gunshots heart in the 100 block of Beddington Circle N.E. at around 8 PM. According to the police, they discovered bullet holes in a vehicle. At the house, […]

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Victim of Mission crash given first aid before air lifted

A Mission emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicular rollover. A 56-year old Osoyoos woman was airlifted to Royal Columbian Hospital after her vehicle flipped into a ditch that was filled with water. Timely rescue The local emergency personnel were requested to respond to east of Lougheed Highway and Nelson Street after the motorists witnessed an […]

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Trained patrons use CPR and Lifepak to save a man’s life

An Abbotsford man was alive after a deadly arrhythmia at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre. If a sudden heart attack occurs, the ideal setting would be in a location with a paramedic and other health care professionals present and an available defibrillator. It was the case for an Abbotsford man who was alive after suffering a […]

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U.S. border officers assist in saving a man’s life with AED

A man was under medical distress after arriving at the border to cross from Abbotsford to the U.S. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Huntingdon border crossing helped save the life of a 56-year old Canadian man. The Kamloops man along with his wife arrived at the border to cross from […]

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B.C. MP Todd Doherty receives award for saving man on a plane with CPR

An elected member of Parliament saved the life of a man who collapsed on a late-night flight. Todd Doherty was given recognition for his rapid action. Timely action rewarded The Conservative MP was flying from Vancouver to Prince George, B.C when he heard a loud thud shortly after takeoff. Doherty ran to the front of […]

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Helicopter crew saves 2 P.E.I residents with first aid measures

Lives were saved by a helicopter crew. After saving a Lennox Island man from Malpeque Bay, the crew of a Canadian Forces rescue helicopter out of Greenwood, N.S. saved a woman from choking at the Summerside restaurant. On the right place According to Maj. Amber Bineau, spokeswoman for Joint Task Force Atlantic, she confirmed to […]

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Pedestrian given first aid after struck moments after receiving safety reflector

A man was under treatment for minor injuries by the police at the scene. After a few moments of receiving a safety reflector to increase pedestrian visibility, a man was hit by a car in downtown Sidney. Road accident The Sidney/North Saanich RCMP officers who were standing on the edge of the sidewalk and handing […]

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Clarenville first responder receives life-saving award

A Clarenville man was given recognition for saving the life of a man while working at the Hebron Gravity Base Structure site. Adrian Tarrant of Clarenville together with Jamie Budden and Ashley Perham were among the recipients to receive an award for their acts of bravery. The trio worked together to save the life of […]