Archive | December, 2018

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Snowmobiler who died was founding member of Nanaimo Search and Rescue

A 52-year old Nanaimo man was found dead after a cornice collapsed beneath his snow. Based on a news release, the RCMP stated that the Whistler Search and Rescue were sent to Mt.Callaghan shortly around 3:15 PM after reports of a snowmobiler who had fallen in the site. Outdoor dangers Even though other snowmobilers in […]

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A guide for overdose survival

When overdose occurs, you should learn how to save a life with or without a naloxone kit. Sarah Sullivan,manager of AIDS Vancouver Islands discusses how people can save a life with or without a naloxone kit. This is in conjunction with the International Overdose Awareness Day. Dangers of overdose Sullivan encourages everybody to enroll in […]

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Matsqui Institution inmate dies after found unresponsive in cell

A 60-year old who was serving a life sentence died at Matsqui Institution. He was serving a life sentence for killing his wife. The man was discovered unresponsive in his cell this morning. The man, Thomas Robert Elton was discovered to be unconscious at around 6:20 AM. This was based on the report by Gordon […]

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Shooting leaves a man dead in Abbotsford

A shooting incident occurs at Crown Court. The victim of a shooting incident in Abbotsford eventually succumbed to his injuries. The incident occurred at around 9 PM on Crown Court, a cul de sac north of Charlotte Avenue which is situated west of Clearbrook Road. Shooting ordeal According to the witnesses, they heard several shots […]

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International student passes away after near-drowning incident in Mission

In a press release, a young man died several weeks after incident at Mission Leisure Centre pool. The young,international studied died several weeks after a serious incident at the Mission Leisure Centre. On April this year, a near-drowning incident occurred at the centre. Water safety The lifeguards removed the young international student from the pool […]

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Nurse and the man she saved reunite after ‘incredible’ roadside rescue near Calgary

It was a moment when Larisa Arthur had to perform CPR. She jumped out of her vehicle to assist a man she was lying lifeless in a ditch outside of Calgary. From her training as a nurse, she performed chest compressions and CPR on the stranger. While driving back from a hike with her friend, […]

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‘I just wanted to see him breathing’: Passersby resuscitate man hit by semi-trailer

Two passersbys resuscitated a man struck by a truck in Pitt Meadows. Jeremy Scholing and Matt Burnett, both 23-years old heard an impact while driving home along the Lougheed Highway around 2:30 AM. They pulled over and ran to a prone man who was not breathing. Bloody face According to Burnett, Scholing attempted to perform […]

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