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CPR performed on a man involved in a shooting incident

A man involved in the Cache creek shooting died despite CPR. The Ashcroft RCMP attended an apparent shooting incident at a house in the 1000 block of Collins Road of Cache Creek after receiving a 911 call. Upon the arrival of the police, they found a deceased adult male. The BC Emergency Health services stated […]

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Urgent need for AEDs in workplaces

The National Film Board is buying 4 defibrillators for its Montreal headquarters after the death of an employee. The man who worked in film colorization experienced a cardiac episode and collapsed near the coffee machine at work. According to the union, when a colleague called 911, the dispatcher asked if there was a defibrillator nearby. […]

First aid performed on a man with a gunshot wound

A police officer who performed CPR under investigation

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 […]

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Man playing ball hockey at school gym ends up in cardiac arrest

A 38-year old man died after he went into cardiac arrest during a recreational ball-hockey game at an Ottawa school gymnasium. The Ottawa paramedics stated that the man collapsed at a Maitland Avenue school. The bystanders initiated CPR before the arrival of the paramedics but they could not resuscitate him. The man was later declared […]