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Pedestrian seriously injured in Abbotsford crash given first aid

A pedestrian who was seriously injured in Abbotsford crash received first aid. The emergency crews in Abbotsford responded to a serious collision involving 2 pedestrians – an adult and a child. Dangers in the road For Debbie Hawryliw who works nearby, she was jolted from her desk moments after the crash. She hear the tires […]

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Surrey toddler and grandmother who drowned identified

A 51-year old woman and her toddler grandson died in a drowning incident. The BC Coroners Service confirmed the names of the victims who drowned in a tragic accident at a Surrey pool over the weekend. Drowning incident The investigators believe that Warina Nissan, a non-swimmer, jumped into the water after 1-year old Ivan Yousif […]

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CPR given to backcountry skier after Cypress Mountain accident

A 26-year old skier who died after a skiing incident was given CPR. The incident occurred on the backcountry slopes on Vancouver’s north shore. Wilderness ordeal The man was rescued from an area on Cypress Mountain which was near Hollyburn Ridge and the Baden Powell Trail after 2 snowshoers discovered his friend trying to help […]

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Man who drowned after tubing accident given CPR

A 42-year old Vancouver Island man died despite CPR after a tubing accident. The incident occurred after flipping off his inner tube on a fast-flowing river. The Mounties believe that alcohol might be a contributing factor. Drowning incident The victim was with friends on the Puntledge River near Courtenay when he fell into the water. […]

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CPR given to victims of drowning incidents in BC

Two victims died despite CPR after separate drowning incidents in B.C. waters. A 21-year old man was pulled from Thetis Lake near Victoria after other swimmers found him under the water. Watery ordeal According to Barbara Donahue, someone started yelling to call 911 and they cannot find him. After hearing that the man was under […]

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Mailman pressured to provide CPR on a woman

A mailman from Winnipeg named Corey Gallagher felt pressured to provide CPR to help an unconscious woman. According to spokesperson of the City of Winnipeg, the emergency operator was just following emergency procedures by instructing the mailman on what to do. Prompt intervention with CPR The incident happened when Gallagher was delivering mail in one […]

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