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Driver given first aid after shooting incident

A driver in an officer-involved shooting was given first aid. The B.C.’s police watchdog are investigating a shooting incident that left a man seriously injured near Nelson. Shooting ordeal The shooting incident involved an officer from the RCMP’s Kootenay Boundary Regional detachment who was responding to a complaint about gunshots and men yelling in the […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]