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Tag: Calgary First Aid Training

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Man learned CPR 2 weeks ago saves a life

A man collapsed on the road right outside a Kitchener coffee shop in Ontario. According to Jessica Burman Zinger his wife, she thought he was having seizures and life seems to drain out of him and it was his heart. Unexpected dilemma Bystanders moved Burman off the road while a young man started to perform […]

Man dies from drowning while scuba diving despite CPR

A man died while scuba diving together with 3 friends at Lake Diefenbaker. The victim, 46-years old drowned after losing contact with his friends around 180 meters offshore at Danielson Provincial Park boat launch. Watery ordeal After a call, the RCMP together with the local EMS and STARS arrived and located the man in the […]

Police saved girl with first aid after near drowning incident

A 2-year old girl is recovering after 2 Newark police officers executed first aid on her after nearly drowning in a backyard swimming pool. The police responded to a call in New Jersey on Sunday afternoon in around 90 seconds and greeted by the father upon their arrival. According to officer Shaquille Johnson, he came directly at […]

Motorcyclist dies after collision despite CPR

A motorcyclist died after striking head-on with a car in Etobicoke on Friday night. According to the Toronto police, they received a call for a collision involving a motorcycle and car at Scarlett and Hill Garden Rds. before 7 PM. Based on the initial reports from the site, the motorcyclist was lying on the road […]

Man trying to save his son dies despite attempts on CPR

A 41-year old Kingsville man died after attempting to save his son in Lake Erie near Cedar Island. The Kingsville Fire Department, OPP and Essex Windsor EMS responded to a report of a boater missing in the water of Lake Erie close to Cedar Island on Tuesday. According to police, Tyson Koehn was operating a […]