Month: December 2019

Fringe performer’s visit takes a serious turn where CPR is needed

Chris Parsons encourages everyone that knowing how to perform CPR is a useful skill. Parsons is a street performer with the stage name Chris Without the Hat. While in Saskatoon to perform at the Fringe Festival, he had to perform CPR to help a man breathe again. Importance of CPR training According to Parsons, he […]

Longueuil baby saved after near drowning

A 1-year old boy was saved after near drowning in the family’s swimming pool in Longueuil. Watery rescue According to the police, the baby fell into the water and knocked his head. One of the relatives found the child unconscious in the pool. According to Longueuil police spokesperson, Stephanie Jalbert, they got a call around 8:50 PM. […]

Young boy gave first aid after near drowning in St-Michel

A young boy, around 7-years old is in a severe condition after nearly drowning in a public pool in St-Michel borough. Near drowning incident The police received a 911 call at around 6:35 PM saying that a young boy was found unconscious in a public pool on Francois Perreault St. According to Urgences-Sante spokesperson Stephane Smith, the […]

Victim of Mission crash given first aid before air lifted

A Mission emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicular rollover. A 56-year old Osoyoos woman was airlifted to Royal Columbian Hospital after her vehicle flipped into a ditch that was filled with water. Timely rescue The local emergency personnel were requested to respond to east of Lougheed Highway and Nelson Street after the motorists witnessed an […]