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First Aid Friday Tips

Friday, June 12 — 1:00 PM EST https://email.redcross.ca/t/d-l-mhhyuud-yuithjhyjt-t/ Spread the word! Families are invited to join Canadian Red Cross volunteers for virtual, interactive, game-based learning sessions highlighting the importance of first aid and water safety knowledge. We would appreciate if you could share this information with your networks – sessions are free of charge and […]

Getting Ready To Go Boating

Wednesday, June 10 — 4:00 PM EST https://email.redcross.ca/t/d-l-mhhyuud-yuithjhyjt-j/ Spread the word! Families are invited to join Canadian Red Cross volunteers for virtual, interactive, game-based learning sessions highlighting the importance of first aid and water safety knowledge. We would appreciate if you could share this information with your networks – sessions are free of charge and […]

Debunking First Aid Myths

Monday, June 8 — 1:00 PM EST https://email.redcross.ca/t/d-l-mhhyuud-yuithjhyjt-y/ Spread the word! Families are invited to join Canadian Red Cross volunteers for virtual, interactive, game-based learning sessions highlighting the importance of first aid and water safety knowledge. We would appreciate if you could share this information with your networks – sessions are free of charge and […]

First Aid Certifications in Alberta Due to COVID-19

All Canadian Red Cross first aid certifications (which would have expired March through June 30, 2020) will be considered valid 90-days beyond their expiry date. Authorized by the Canadian Red Cross and Alberta Occupational Health & Safety. DISCLAIMERThe information posted on this page is for learning and educational purposes only. While every effort is made […]

First aid protocols for an unresponsive person during COVID-19

The Canadian Red Cross has released guidelines for performing first aid/CPR during COVID-19. These guidelines are important to follow whether you’re providing Standard First Aid, BLS CPR skills, or anything else. Canadian Red Cross: Providing first aid during the COVID-19 pandemic can raise questions around safety and transmission. Outlined below are the first aid protocols […]

Training Options During COVID-19 in Calgary

Online Canadian Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses are valid for workplace certifications during COVID-19. All online First Aid, CPR, and Basic Life Support courses meet Alberta Occupational Health & Safety first aid workplace legislation. Participants who complete Part 1: Online Learning will receive a completion certificate that is valid for workplace first aid […]

AED and quick response saved a man’s life at Canada Games Complex

A 64-year old man collapsed while playing squash and saved by an AED. The availability of a public defibrillator and the rapid action by the staff at the Canada Games Complex and the Thunder Bay paramedics were given credit for saving the life of the man. Based on a written release, a 64-year old man collapsed […]

Areas of Toronto require life-saving defibrillators

The public defibrillators can be found in several places, but a new study suggests parts of downtown Toronto are under served. The defibrillators are utilized to deliver a shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm and credited to help save lives. Accessibility of AEDs According to a University of Toronto engineering professor, there […]

IIO investigates after Abbotsford police officer gives CPR

The civilian-led body investigates after a Salt Spring RCMP officer performed CPR. The officer performed CPR to an unresponsive man and he was later declared dead. The Independent Investigations Office is investigating after Abbotsford police officers performed CPR to an unconscious man who did not survive. Unforeseen demise The Abbotsford Police Department responded to a call regarding […]

Possible victim of Beddington Heights incident given first aid care

The Calgary police are investigating damage to a house and vehicle after gunshots. The gunshots were heard in a northeast community. The officers responded to reports of gunshots heart in the 100 block of Beddington Circle N.E. at around 8 PM. According to the police, they discovered bullet holes in a vehicle. At the house, […]