NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – Many Canadians still aren’t wearing lifejackets near the water, and firefighters and police in North Vancouver are again urging people who spend time on the Capilano River to use lifejackets. A tragic fishing accident claimed the life of a man last week who was fishing with 3 other friends when a […]
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About Kendall Salahub
Kendall Salahub is a certified Canadian Red Cross First Aid & CPR Instructor with a background in aquatics. She currently works as the Operations Manager at Alert First-Aid and loves sharing first-aid knowledge and tips whenever she can.
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Back in July, a Surrey teen was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at the gym. He had unexpectedly gone into cardiac arrest, and likely would not have survived if the lifeguards of the adjoining pool hadn’t rushed in, used an automated external defibrillator (AED) on him, and then performed CPR. You can read more […]
On Monday, Colin Dowler of Campbell River, BC managed to fend off a grizzly bear north of Powell River. He stabbed the grizzly bear in the neck with his pocket knife, cut off his sleeve to make a tourniquet for his leg and crawled to his bike. After cycling seven kilometres, with organs exposed and […]
Have you read the book or seen the new Netflix special starring Marie Kondo and her famous method of decluttering your house and life? We’ve taken her method and applied it to emergency preparedness kits. Before you can begin to tidy up your emergency preparedness kit, you first need a vision for your ideal emergency. […]