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STARS, paramedics dispatched to serious crash in Chestermere

The emergency crews are at the site of a crash in Chestermere that left one individual with serious injuries. There were 3 patients who were transported to a healthcare facility while Highway 1 going eastbound was shut down. Tragic road accident The paramedics were called to the scene on Highway 1 and Highway 791. There […]

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Off-duty paramedic among those who died in Fernie arena ammonia leak

The City of Fernie shut down its operations on Friday to grieve the deaths of co-workers after an ammonia leak at the local ice rink. According to the BC Coroners Service, the men who died include Wayne Hornquist, Lloyd Smith and Jason Podloski. Deadly gas Based on the reports, 2 of the men worked for […]

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Three witnesses saved Abbotsford driver from drowning

A 21-year old Abbotsford man was saved from drowning by 3 passers-by after his car went into a water-filled ditch. Watery ordeal According to Abbotsford Police Const. Ian MacDonald, the man was travelling in a 1992 Honda Civic when he turned east onto Clayburn Road heading to Highway 11. A nurse who was passing by […]

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Abbotsford teen dies in skiing accident

A 15-year old Abbotsford girl, Catherine Schoeman died during a church youth outing. The incident was confirmed by a park manager and later in the day by Princeton RCMP Sgt. Barry Kennedy. Skiing accident According to Kennedy, Catherine Schoeman was skiing at the park with a 73-member church group. They had their first run of […]

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Man stabbed near Vancouver Art Gallery

According to the police, the incident is not a random event. A 21-year old Surrey man was stabbed in Vancouver. The Vancouver Police Department received a 911 call regarding a stabbing incident on the Robson Street side of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Upon arrival, they found a man with a serious stab wound. Stabbing incident […]

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Students and teacher helped save life of stabbing victim

A class at Abbotsford Senior Secondary delivered first aid and comforted a girl who was brutally attacked. The injured girl was lying on the floor while another student was holding her hand. A student, Baneet Braich was in the computer lab at Abbotsford Senior Secondary when she heard screams. Initially, she believed it was a […]

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Baby girl revived after she stopped breathing at Surrey-U.S. border

The U.S. border officers saved the life of an infant who ceased to breathe at Pacific Highway crossing. Prompt rescue The U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers revived an infant who ceased to breathe while waiting to cross. In a news release, the officers responded to the pre-primary lanes on a request for help since […]

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Man severely injured after truck veers across John Laurie Blvd. median

The bystanders pull an unresponsive senior out of his truck and attempted to save his life after the vehicle struck a light pole. Upon the arrival of the paramedics at John Laurie Blvd near Brisebois Drive, they found a man believed to be in his 70s in a critical condition. Vehicular accident The bystanders who […]

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Police investigating drowning at Montreal-area Beachclub

A man was pulled from the water at Beachclub in an unconscious state. He was shortly declared dead at the Ste-Eustache hospital. The police are currently investigating the drowning of the 21-year old Montreal man whose lifeless body was pulled out from the water at a beach and outdoor club in Laurentians. Watery ordeal The […]