Archive | December, 2018

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Capelin gathering trip to Little Lawn Beach turns into a lifesaving mission

The last thing Jimmy Tarrant and Will Mavin expected to do was to save a life. An incident occurred when they took a trip to Little Lawn Beach to collect capelin. They watched 56-year old David Edwards walk into the water with his dip net. Life-saving act When they looked again, the man was floating […]

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Two people dead, others make it to shore after raft overturns

Two people died after a raft overturned on New Brunswick’s Miramichi River. According to RCMP Sgt. Brent Johnston, 8 friends were rafting down the river in Gray Rapids when it flipped. Dangers in the water Johnston added that 6 people were able to make it back to the shore on their own. A 29-year old […]

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65-year old Conche man drowns

A man was moving a boat between wharves at time of incident. The town of Conche is mourning for a resident who drowned on Friday. According the Roddickton RCMP, a 65-year old man was travelling in his boat between the wharves, around the region known as Lighthouse Point. The RCMP believes he was experiencing engine […]

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Mall security guard honored for saving B.C. woman’s life

When Pamela Morgan collapsed, she was lucky that someone saved her life. A South Surrey security guard was recognized as a hero for his quick action. He was given credit for saving the life of a senior at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. Cameron Hubley was given BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) Vital Link Award. The award […]

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Well-known B.C. snowmobile guide killed in rollover accident

Shuswap sledding community mourns the loss of a Sicamous snowmobiler. One of the beloved members of Sicamous’ snowmobile community faced a tragic end after an accident on Queest Mountain. According to Eagle Valley Snowmobile Club president Gord Bushell, the snowmobiling community are saddened over the loss of Rene St. Onge who was accidently killed while […]

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Man dies in surfing accident on Long Beach near Tofino

Paramedics attempted to resuscitate a 27-year old man. A man died in a surfing accident at Long Beach. The paramedics responded to the incident close to Lovekin Rock. Watery ordeal According to Cpl. Patrick Jenkins who was speaking on behalf of the Tofino RCMP, he confirmed to the Westerly News that the 27-year old man […]

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‘Angels’ help save life of a Langley senior

Wilf Driedger would not be alive without the timely action of 2 strangers. It simply shows that it was not his time. Luck, fate and the heroic effort of Maryrose McConnell and Dave Patrick was responsible for saving the life of the 70-year Murrayville resident. For Wilf, the 2 persons are ‘angels’ and gratefully thanks […]

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Heart attack at the gym: Trained patrons and Lifepak saved man’s life

An Abbotsford man was alive after a deadly arrythmia. When a sudden heart attack occurs, the ideal scenario is in a building with a paramedic and other healthcare professionals as well as a defibrillator. This was the case for an Abbotsford man who was alive after suffering a deadly arrhythmia at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre. […]

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