Month: December 2018

Edmonton woman drowns despite prompt CPR

An Edmonton man is mourning the death of his wife after drowning while celebrating their 30-year wedding anniversary in Hawaii in late August. After an enjoyable escapade in Maui during their 25th wedding anniversary, Pat L’Hirondelle and his wife Debbie decided to return to celebrate another milestone. Vacation ordeal The two arrive in Maui for a […]

Pedestrian struck by taxi given CPR

A pedestrian sustained serious injuries on Thursday morning after being hit by a taxi cab on Elgin Street. The paramedics report that the woman in her 60s was standing on the sidewalk when the cab hit her after 9 AM. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Unforeseen incident The woman was found […]

Off-duty cop saved driver’s life after crash with CPR

An off-duty police officer was credited for saving the life of a driver during an emergency that resulted to a rush-hour crash on Port Mann bridge. New Westminster Police Const. Todd Sweet was driving home when he witnessed a vehicle crashed directly into a concrete barrier. Sweet assisted an off-duty officer with the Vancouver Police […]

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to get emergency response training

The assembly of Manitoba Chiefs aims on providing multi-level first aid training to First Nations communities. The training will include emergency relief training against bullying, abuse and prevention of violence in the isolated communities. Importance of emergency response training According to Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, these communities have unique needs especially with anti-bullying. The people […]