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Areas of Toronto require life-saving defibrillators

The public defibrillators can be found in several places, but a new study suggests parts of downtown Toronto are under served. The defibrillators are utilized to deliver a shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm and credited to help save lives. Accessibility of AEDs According to a University of Toronto engineering professor, there […]

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AED and quick response saved a man’s life at Canada Games Complex

A 64-year old man collapsed while playing squash and saved by an AED. The availability of a public defibrillator and the rapid action by the staff at the Canada Games Complex and the Thunder Bay paramedics were given credit for saving the life of the man. Based on a written release, a 64-year old man […]

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Young boy given first aid after near drowning in St-Michel

A young boy, around 7-years old is in a severe condition after nearly drowning in a public pool in St-Michel borough. Near drowning incident The police received a 911 call at around 6:35 PM saying that a young boy was found unconscious in a public pool on Francois Perreault St. A young boy, around 7-years […]

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Fisherman dies in fishing accident given CPR

A Shelburne County lobster boat captain died after he was pulled overboard about 16 nautical miles south of Clarks Harbour. Unforeseen tragedy on the water According to Barrington RCMP, the man, Larry Wayne Sears, 64-years old of Shag Harbour was hauling lobster pots along with 2 crew members when the trawl line became ensnarled in […]

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Sydney man dies in cell despite delivery of CPR

A Sydney man serving time for first-degree murder was found dead in his cell at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick. Unfortunate demise At the time of his death, Zane Weatherbee, 49-years old was serving an indeterminate sentence since November 2, 1982. Based on a release by the Correctional Service Canada, the staff members quickly delivered […]