Category: First Aid

Woman dies at music festival in B.C. despite CPR

A 23-year old Prince Rupert woman died on Texada Island on Saturday. It was around 6:20 PM when the RCMP were called for a possible drowning incident at Shingle Beach were the Diversity Festival was performing. According to the police, the woman was seen climbing a rocky bluff and it is believed that she fell […]

Man performs CPR on wife

Firefighters who saved the life of Abbotsford woman’s life invited to party. After the arrival of the Abbotsford firefighters at the Yntema household on Sunday afternoon, they were greeted by applause from a gathering of people in the sunny backyard. The scene was a different one to the last time the men arrived at the […]

CPR given on Surrey man identified as victim of fatal shooting

A Surrey man was severely wounded in a Friday night shooting in Langley Township. It occurred in a newly-built townhouse complex in the Willough by neighborhood. The police identified a 23-year old Tarek Ali Al-Romenshias the person who was wounded in a vehicle. He was not a resident of the complex and not known to […]

Sudbury diving accident victim given CPR

Beau Hayward is in a hospital after a severe diving accident. The 28-year old ended up with a compressed spinal cord in Sudbury. The Toronto man was staying at a cottage of his friend in Sudbury. According to Bianca Wilson, his sister, Hayward hit his head on the sandy base of the lake after diving […]

Angler dies after falling into Bow River despite CPR

A man who fell into the water while fishing died. The emergency crews acted to the calls from 2 people in the water close to Graves Bridge in the southeast. Based on a release from the fire department, a man who was fishing witnessed another man who was fishing nearby, fell into the water and […]

Child submerged in ATV crash revived with CPR

A 3-year old boy is recovering after a crash in water. The child was strapped into a seat atop an ATV carrying rack which was underwater in a slough. The child was hanging underwater. According to the RCMP, the crash occurred in a rural region at the northwest area of Hudson Bay. There were 7 […]

Defibrillator and quick response saved a life

The easy accessibility of a public defibrillator and prompt actions by the Canada Games Complex staff and Thunder Bay paramedics were given credit for saving a man’s life. Helping hand Based on a release by the Superior North EMS officials, a 64-year old man collapsed while he was playing squash at the Canada Games Complex. […]

Daughter honored for using CPR to save father’s life

The eyes of Martin Dansereau’s glisten with tears while looking at his 21-year old daughter, Maslyn. He considers his daughter as a hero. After a workout on a treadmill in the basement of his house, Dansereau did not feel right. Before calling out of help, Dansereau collapsed to the ground. His daughter was studying upstairs […]

Thunder Bay Paramedics volunteering to teach CPR

In Thunder Bay, a group of paramedics aim on a fresh initiative to be launched this fall that can help change the trend on the low rate on CPR response in the city which will eventually save more lives. This aims on encouraging more individuals to help readily in case an individual is experiencing cardiac […]

Paramedic-goalie saves a life with CPR

It was a big save for the goalie of Gander Flyers before the team faced the Corner Brook Royals. When a fan collapsed and loses consciousness, the bystanders at the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League game rushed to the change room of the Flyer’s to get Patrick O’Brien. O’Brien is a paramedic who was wearing half […]