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Vancouver first aid

Jogger who survived heart attack praises saviors, preaches CPR training

On a sunny morning, Gordon Andrusiak went out for a brief jog close to Neil Nesbitt Park in Barrhaven. He was diagnosed with a heart condition but has been exercising regularly and eager to include jogging into his regimen. Unexpected ordeal In a short while, he was found by a group of workers wearing orange […]

Vancouver first aid

CPR efforts on ‘unresponsive’ Whistler Blackcomb snowboarder failed

At Whistler Blackcomb, there was an unconscious snowboarder who was later declared dead. He fell in a site at the ski hill which has a difficult terrain. According to the statement given by the officials of the ski hill, the ski patrol responded to an emergency dispatch call on a 27-year old snowboarder who was […]

carbon monoxide poisoning

Mother and daughter rescue family after carbon monoxide poisoning

A family of four is recovering from an almost deadly carbon monoxide poisoning in their Kitchener, Ontario home. Alicia Mighton and her mother spent the night out and returned home to a scary ordeal. According to Mighton, around 2:30 AM, her little sister and father were unconscious. She tried to wake them up but unsuccessful. […]

Emergency first aid

Emergency first aid: Bystanders rescue stabbed Edmonton man

The Edmonton police applaud bystanders who administer emergency first aid to a man in Edmonton. The man sustained stab wounds on a train platform during the morning rush hour. With the efforts of the bystanders, they were able to save the man’s life. According to the witnesses, the man received several stab wounds in the […]