Archive | November, 2018


Mailman urged to do CPR on unresponsive woman with white powder on shirt

A Winnipeg mail carrier who saw an unconscious woman says he was instructed to deliver CPR despite stating worries about the white powder on her shirt. Accompanying dangers Corey Gallagher found the woman on Tuesday morning in an apartment hall while distributing mail. Since there was no response, he called for emergency assistance and told […]


5-year old boy dies given CPR after being pulled from retention pond

The residents in Saddle Ridge are grieving after a 5-year old boy, Raheel Uddin after being pulled from a retention pond. The emergency crew was notified of a missing child in the community of Saddle Ridge near 88th Avenue and 60th Street N.E. around 4:30 PM. The police reported that Uddin died some time after […]


Alberta woman testifies daughter was cold to the touch, CPR didn’t revive her

The mother of a woman found dead at a house in southern Alberta says she tried to revive her with CPR but was already dead. Dorothy Medicine Crane sobbed while testifying at the manslaughter trial of her son-in-law Allen Day Rider. Day Rider was accused of killing his wife, 22-year old Brittany Medicine Crane on […]


Timely CPR: Fan suffers cardiac arrest at Senators game

A 77-year old man was brought to a healthcare facility after a cardiac arrest at the Senators game on Monday night. According to the paramedics, the incident occurred during the first period of the Panthers/Sens game at the Canadian Tire Centre. The two CTC staff members and a bystander executed CPR on the man, including […]


Man dies during two-alarm fire in Cote-des-Neiges despite CPR

A 66-year old man died in an early morning fire on Appleton Avenue in Cote-des-Neiges. Around 70 firefighters responded to the call around 6:40 AM. Terrifying blaze The man who was the owner of the 2-storey building was found unconscious in his 2nd floor apartment. The firefighters performed CPR, but the man remained unconscious while […]

Montreal student trains public to give life-saving overdose antidote

Montreal student trains public to give first aid to overdose

A Montreal social work student is on a mission to save lives by guiding people on how to administer the drug naloxone which counteracts the effects of an opioid drug overdose in just minutes. Dangers of opioids At large doses, opioids such as oxycodone, fentanyl and morphine can stop breathing. Richard Davy studies social work […]


B.C. hockey player dies after ramming boards despite CPR

A young British Columbia hockey player died after slamming into the boards during a game in Metro Vancouver. His teammates remember him as a “gentle giant” and one of the best players out there. Unexpected disaster According to a team member, Gerry Leiper, his friend, Noah Trulsen, 22-years old might have snatched on the edge […]


Police pull unconscious man from Thunder Bay river given CPR

The Thunder Bay police pulled an unconscious man from one of the waterways that cut through the city which is known to some as the “river of tears”. According to an emergency response official, a report came in about an individual in the McIntyre River around 8:18 PM. The Thunder Bay police officers were first […]

Classmate recalls pulling Anand Baiju from water during U of T engineering camp

Engineering student died after swimming in lake despite CPR

An 18-year old student from University of Toronto died during a trip to an engineering camp. He was found beneath a floating dock not long after jumping into a lake on a warm afternoon. The second-year civil engineering student, Anand Baiju who does not know how to swim according to his family died in an […]

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