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Stabbing ordeal left man in critical condition

A 42-year old man is in critical condition after a stabbing ordeal. The incident involved another passenger on a transit bus. Stabbing incident After receiving several911 calls, the Richmond RCMP responded to an incident on a Coast Mountain bus. Based on the video on social media, the paramedics are seen delivering CPR to the victim in […]

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Remand Centre inmate receives immediate CPR

An Edmonton Remand Centreinmate died despite CPR. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell. Unforeseen catastrophe Alberta Justice spokeswoman Louise McEachern confirmed in an email that the correctional staff performed CPR to the woman and police and emergency responders were called. Sadly, the inmate was pronounced dead. The root cause of death is unknown […]

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Victims of shooting passed away

Two men sustained fatal gunshot wounds. Both were declared dead after a shooting incident in a small community in rural B.C. According to the police, they received a call from the community of Needles on the west shore of the Arrow Lakes after report of shots being fired. Shooting incident Based on a news release, […]

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Prompt first aid care given by helicopter crew in a day

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 theJournal […]

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Victim of a road accident saved with the timely response with CPR

A 22-year old man was struck by a 5-ton truck. The incident occurred after he reportedly attempted to run across Lougheed Highway after a Halloween event at Roosters. Jeremy Scholing, an Abbotsford resident, enrolled in a beginner-level first aid course several years back but he did not expect to use it. The actions of Scholing […]

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A victim suffering from bleeding in critical condition

A man is in a healthcare facility with critical injuries that require emergency care. The man was found bleeding in the parking lot of a southeast business. Unforeseen ordeal Someone called the police about a bloody man in the parking lot of a business in the 2900 block of Radcliffe Drive. The Calgary police do […]

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CPR given to man who drowns while scuba diving with friends

A man died while scuba diving together with 3 friends at Lake Diefenbaker. The victim, 46-years old drowned after losing contact with his friends around 180 meters offshore at Danielson Provincial Park boat launch. Watery ordeal After a call, the RCMP together with the local EMS and STARS arrived and located the man in the […]

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Residents recognized for delivering CPR on woman

Erin Hodder did not expect that she must use her CPR training. It was necessary for her profession as a pharmacist to administer injections. Last July, the Bay Roberts resident was faced with a potential life-or-death scenario. Along with a qualified individual who happened to be at the Carbonear Walmart where she was working at […]

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Near-death experience emphasizes the importance of first aid training

The quick thinking of 6 employees saved the life of a Calgary man. Ayaz Kara was enjoying a game of squash at the recreation center at Mount Royal University when he suddenly felt dizzy and out of breath. According to Kara, the last thing he recalled is collapsing. His heart ceases to beat and started […]

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