AED registry set up

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is creating a registry of local AED units for 911 dispatchers.

  • Dec. 3, 2014 4:00 p.m.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation strongly urges all those in possession of an AED to register their device so that all 911 dispatchers can notify those in an emergency situation where the nearest AED is located.

“This includes businesses, churches, schools, municipal buildings, individuals with an AED in their home – everyone,” says Heart and Stroke resuscitation manager Shelley Parker. Users of the registry have the option to make their information public or to allow only BC emergency services to see it.

It only takes a few minutes to register your device at: www.bcpadprogram.ca . Those few minutes can save a life.

Just Posted

B.C. First Nations regulate pickers arriving for post-wildfire mushrooms

Tsilhqot’in Nation, based in Williams Lake, has also begun regulating morel pickers

Province bans all off-road vehicle use in Elephant Hill wildfire area

Ban goes into effect on May 17 to support wildlife recovery strategies.

Multi-use dog park in Ashcroft not a popular option

There is support for an off-leash dog park, but not a shared one.

Flood and wildfire report contains 108 recommendations for government

Communication, mitigation, and using local knowledge all highlighted in report.

First Nations need more say, consultation during diasters says new report

‘We’re all equal players here’ says report’s co-author, Chief Maureen Chapman.

VIDEO: After the floods, comes the cleanup as Grand Forks rebuilds

Business owners in downtown wonder how long it will take for things to go back to normal

MP Karina Gould back to Hill with baby Oliver for electoral reform bill

Gould brought Oliver to work with her as she resumed duties as democratic institutions minister

VIDEO: Footage of 2 shrieking lynx posted by Canadians goes viral

The videos — one shot by a man and his girlfriend — show two lynx sitting face-to-face, shrieking

Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire

A teenager who started a major wildfire in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution

Canada’s G7 goal on development: luring private capital to poor nations

G7 finance and international development ministers convene in British Columbia next week

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

Trump said he will “demand” that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign

Canadians stranded in Cuba after plane crash returning home

Montreal-based travel agency says hundreds of Canadians who were stuck in Cuba since a plane crash last week are returning home

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

North Korean media are stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States

Maple Leafs lose another executive after parting ways with assistant GM

The Toronto Maple Leafs say club and assistant general manager Mark Hunter have mutually agreed to part ways.

Most Read