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CPR given to motorcyclist after highway incident

A motorcyclist was given CPR after a highway incident. The Whistler RCMP stated that a motorcyclist died after a logging truck spilled its load on the Sea-to-Sky highway which stopped the traffic in both directions. Log incident on the highway The truck was southbound on the Highway 99 when it lost control driving around a […]

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Child who died outside hockey game received CPR

An 11-year old boy was given CPR after he collapsed and died outside a junior hockey game. A Vancouver Island family is looking for answers after their son died. Tragedy at hockey game Caleb Kroffat, 11-years old, died suddenly while attending the Cowichan Capitals junior hockey game with family. Renee Kroffat, the boy’s mother stated […]

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CPR given on child from burning house

A child from a burning house was given CPR. A Langley mother rescued two of her children from their burning home but was not able to save her two-year old boy from the flames. House fire incident Sadly, the child died after being pulled from the house by firefighters. The crews rushed to the rural […]

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Bleeding suspect receives CPR after confrontation

A confrontation between the police and a bleeding suspect resulted to the delivery of CPR. Sadly, the injured break-in suspect later died and the case is under investigation by B.C.’s police watchdog. Deadly police confrontation The man who was not publicly identified was Tasered after he was found in a Coquitlam home. RCMP stated that […]

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Snowmobiler given CPR after avalanche

A 34-year old snowmobiler who was involved in an avalanche was given CPR. The incident occurred in B.C.’s interior. Sadly, the snowmobiler died. Deadly avalanche Gordon Molendyk of the Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP detachment stated that the man succumbed to his injuries at Kelowna General Hospital. The investigation has been turned over to the BC Coroners […]

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Students save school bus driver and provided with first aid

A group of students from St Mary Catholic Secondary School was announced as heroes for bringing the school bus to stop and provided initial first aid on the driver after he collapsed from medical distress. Saving a life The incident happened on a Monday morning, the school bus was full of students that are returning […]

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Man in medical distress dies in WestJet plane

An elderly man dies in WestJet flight from Hawaii to Calgary. The man was found in medical distress and it took about 10 minutes for flight crews to locate the defibrillator. Questions are asked on how prepared the flight crews of the airlines in managing medical emergencies after the death of the elderly man. Distress […]

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Saving someone’s life using an AED

Saving someone’s life with the use of an AED or automated external defibrillator is becoming more available in the public places in the Prince Edward Island. According to Chris Landry of Island First Aid Services, he wants the people in the island to know that these defibrillators are easy to use. Some citizens of the […]

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