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Tag: Calgary First Aid Training

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 […]

Man discovered unconscious in a condominium pool given CPR

A security guard discovered a man at the bottom of a pool. It was on the 27th floor of the building near Lafontaine Park around 5:20 AM. Watery ordeal A man possibly in his 30s was found unconscious early in Sunday morning. He was found in the indoor pool of a condominium complex in Papineau Ave. […]

Child saved with CPR after choking on scarf recovering in hospital

A child is under treatment in a healthcare facility after her scarf was caught in playground equipment and choked her. Playground accident The police were requested to help with the paramedics and fire department at a school playground at O.S. Geiger School in the northeast neighborhood of Castleridge. The report is about a medical emergency. […]

CPR on girl choking on scarf saved her life

A young girl was choked after her scarf got caught on the playground. Supervisors were present at a northeast Calgary school but parents at O.S Geiger School are raising concerns on how the school managed the incident. Unexpected incident The police were called to help the paramedics and fire department at the school playground in […]

Clarenville first responder receives life-saving award

A Clarenville man was given recognition for saving the life of a man while working at the Hebron Gravity Base Structure site. Adrian Tarrant of Clarenville together with Jamie Budden and Ashley Perham were among the recipients to receive an award for their acts of bravery. The trio worked together to save the life of […]

Victim of overdose given CPR

The death of an inmate in the medium-security unit at Collins Bay Institution was due to a drug overdose. The inmate, identified as Shane Elliott Gammie, 35-year old, died on Saturday. Gammie was serving a sentence of 5 years, 9 months and 15 days on convictions from breaking and entering, firearm use and possession of […]

Off-duty Surrey RCMP officer helps save a man’s life with CPR

A 66-year old Delta man is doing fine and breathing after an off-duty Surrey RCMP officer performed CPR after an apparent heart attack. According to the police, the officer was on his way to work when he was flagged down. A male driver is experiencing medical distress inside his vehicle which was stopped in the […]

Cyclist given CPR after collision

A cyclist was hit and killed by a truck at the corner of Bourquin Crescent and Mill Lake Road. The identity of the 72-year old male cyclist was not released at this time. Once the police arrived at around 9:15 AM, they delivered CPR to the victim but later declared dead on the scene. Road crash The […]

Pedestrian collision: 81-year old woman given CPR

The Mounties confirm that an 81-year old Richmond woman died in a healthcare facility following a pedestrian crash. Based on a news release, the RCMP stated that the woman was hit by a late-model Mercedes SUV at around 6:30 PM in the area of No. 1 Road and Tucker road. Tragedy on the road The […]

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 […]