Month: November 2019

Trained patrons use CPR and Lifepak to save a man’s life

An Abbotsford man was alive after a deadly arrhythmia at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre. If a sudden heart attack occurs, the ideal setting would be in a location with a paramedic and other health care professionals present and an available defibrillator. It was the case for an Abbotsford man who was alive after suffering a […]

U.S. border officers assist in saving a man’s life with AED

A man was under medical distress after arriving at the border to cross from Abbotsford to the U.S. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Huntingdon border crossing helped save the life of a 56-year old Canadian man. The Kamloops man along with his wife arrived at the border to cross from […]

B.C. MP Todd Doherty receives award for saving man on a plane with CPR

An elected member of Parliament saved the life of a man who collapsed on a late-night flight. Todd Doherty was given recognition for his rapid action. Timely action rewarded The Conservative MP was flying from Vancouver to Prince George, B.C when he heard a loud thud shortly after takeoff. Doherty ran to the front of […]

Helicopter crew saves 2 P.E.I residents with first aid measures

Lives were saved by a helicopter crew. After saving a Lennox Island man from Malpeque Bay, the crew of a Canadian Forces rescue helicopter out of Greenwood, N.S. saved a woman from choking at the Summerside restaurant. On the right place According to Maj. Amber Bineau, spokeswoman for Joint Task Force Atlantic, she confirmed to […]