Month: February 2019

Flight crew hailed as life savers by an using AED

Two flight crew members were credited for saving the life of a man at the Edmonton International Airport (EIA). The crew members utilized an automated external defibrillator (AED) when the man collapsed while getting off his flight from Phoenix to Edmonton around 4 PM on Wednesday. Airport ordeal According to Heather Hamilton, director of communications for EIA, […]

Alberta woman advocates more first aid and AED access

Shannon Willner and her sisters took their mother shopping in Leduc for her Mother’s Days present when the outing turned into a disaster. Shopping ordeal Their mother became short of breath. When her lips turned blue, one of the daughters called for emergency assistance. While one sister was on the line with a dispatcher, Willner […]

CPR helped N.B. curler with heart attack during match

A well-known curler from Saint John region is under recovery in a healthcare facility after suffering a medical emergency in the middle of a game. The incident occurred at the Traveler’s Provincial Curling Championship in Moncton. Unexpected crisis According to one teammate, Adib Saman, he threw his first rock, and everything appears fine. While going […]

Extended life after AED saved his life

For Paul Schnarr, he calls them his bonus years. In the past 10 years, the Conestogo man watched as his daughters grow from teenagers into young women. He has walked one of them down the aisle and he has become a grandfather. Throughout the years The only thing he has not done is play hockey. […]