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Category: First Aid

U.S. border officers assist in saving a man’s life with AED

A man was under medical distress after arriving at the border to cross from Abbotsford to the U.S. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Huntingdon border crossing helped save the life of a 56-year old Canadian man. The Kamloops man along with his wife arrived at the border to cross from […]

B.C. MP Todd Doherty receives award for saving man on a plane with CPR

An elected member of Parliament saved the life of a man who collapsed on a late-night flight. Todd Doherty was given recognition for his rapid action. Timely action rewarded The Conservative MP was flying from Vancouver to Prince George, B.C when he heard a loud thud shortly after takeoff. Doherty ran to the front of […]

Helicopter crew saves 2 P.E.I residents with first aid measures

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 […]

Timely CPR: Man struck by puck ends with heart failure

Kenzie Lahey grabbed his chest, dropped to his knees and collapsed on the ice. Lahey, 14-years old was playing hockey when he was hit by a puck that resulted to heart failure. Life on the line The referee quickly called for help. The mother of Lahey ran out to the ice. She was joined by […]

Person killed by CN railcar in New Brunswick

A man killed at a railyard in Edmundston, N.B. was a 33-year old father of two. According to teamsters Canada, the man started working at CN as a conductor and foreman trainee. Danger in the railways According to Eric Collard of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, the man was killed by a railcar as […]

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 […]

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 CPR and […]

Woman hit by stray bullet received first aid care

A woman was hit by a stray bullet during the Cardinals game. According to the police, a woman attending a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game was grazed in the arm by a stray bullet that possibly originated outside the Busch Stadium. Stray bullet The 34-year old victim was within the ballpark during the game against […]

Plumber saves choking man with first aid measure in Abbotsford

Josh Gray arrived at his first call of the day when a frantic woman asked for assistance. Josh Gray had no idea when he went to work 2 weeks ago that he was going to save a man’s life. Gray is a plumbing technician with Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Fraser Valley. When he pulled up […]

Pedestrian given first aid care dies after hit by car in Abbotsford

A collision occurred at Marshall and McCallum roads. The 19-year old pedestrian died early this morning after hit by a vehicle last night in Abbotsford. The police were called around 9:40 PM to the intersection of McCallum and Marshall roads where they discovered a severely injured teen on the ground. Danger in the road According […]