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IIO investigates after Abbotsford police officer gives CPR

The civilian-led body investigates after a Salt Spring RCMP officer performed CPR. The officer performed CPR to an unresponsive man and he was later declared dead. The Independent Investigations Office is investigating after Abbotsford police officers performed CPR to an unconscious man who did not survive. Unforeseen demise The Abbotsford Police Department responded to a […]

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Victims of avalanche near Fernie given first aid

The Fernie Search and Rescue retrieve skiers injured by size 2 avalanche. A group of skiers triggered a size 2 avalanche in Orca Bowl outside the Fernie Alpine Resort. Out of the 11 skiers, 6 were affected by the slide. One of the members was carried 300 meters down the slope by the avalanche. Icy […]

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Jogger who survived heart attack stresses importance of 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 […]

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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 […]

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Pedestrian struck by taxi given CPR

A pedestrian sustained serious injuries on Thursday morning after being hit by a taxi cab on Elgin Street. The paramedics report that the woman in her 60s was standing on the sidewalk when the cab hit her after 9 AM. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Unforeseen incident The woman was found […]