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2017/11/03
150 Rescue Stories in celebration of Canada 150 – CPR saves lives!

Ottawa, Ontario – November 1, 2017 – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation kicks off CPR month by showcasing 150 Rescue Stories in celebration of Canada 150! More than 3.9 million young Canadians have been trained in CPR at school

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2017/06/19
Fraser-Cascade Students Learn to Save Lives

Hope, BC, June 19, 2017 – Today, teachers from the School District No. 78 Fraser-Cascade will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School

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2017/05/19
North Okanagan and Shuswap Students Learn to Save Lives

Salmon Arm, BC, May 19, 2017 – Today, teachers from the School District No. 83 North Okanagan-Shuswap will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT

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2017/05/15
Port Alberni and Ucluelet Students Learn to Save Lives

Port Alberni, BC, May 15, 2017 – Today, teachers from School District No. 70 Alberni will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School

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2017/05/10
Cranbrook, Invermere, and Kimberley Students Learn to Save Lives

Cranbrook, BC, May 10, 2017 – Today, teachers from school districts No. 5 Southeast Kootenay and No. 6 Rocky Mountain will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through

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2017/04/21
7,000 students to receive CPR and defibrillator training every year

April 21, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7,000 students to receive CPR and defibrillator training every year Burlington, ON, 11:00 a.m. – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners are launching ACT’s High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in

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2017/04/06
150 Rescue Stories in Celebration of Canada 150 – CPR Saves Lives!

Ottawa, Ontario, April 6, 2017 – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation is celebrating Canada 150 by showcasing 150 rescue stories and lives saved across the country as 350,000 high school students learn CPR each year. The ACT Foundation is

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2017/02/17
17,000 students to receive CPR and defibrillator training – In Celebration of Heart Month

17,000 students to receive CPR and defibrillator training In Celebration of Heart Month Mississauga, ON, 10:00 a.m. – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners are celebrating Heart Month with the launch of ACT’s High School CPR and Defibrillator

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2017/01/30
130 Magdalen Islands students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training every year

Magdalen Islands, Quebec – With eight in 10 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurring at home or in public places, empowering youth with CPR training as part of their high school education will save lives. The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and

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2016/11/30
1,000 students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training

Maple Ridge, BC 9:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in the six public secondary schools of School District No. 42 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows.

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2016/11/28
500 students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training

November 28, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 500 students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training Comox, BC 10:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program

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2016/11/25
1,800 students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training

Richmond, BC 09:30 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in the 10 Richmond public standard secondary schools. More than 1,800 Richmond students will be

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2016/10/26
Labrador North Teachers & Students to Learn CPR

Nain and Natuashish, Newfoundland and Labrador – This week Nain and Natuashish teachers will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge through the award-winning ACT High School CPR and

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2016/09/29
Laval High Schools to receive CPR and Automated External Defibrillator Training

Laval High Schools to receive CPR and Automated External Defibrillator Training Sanofi Canada celebrates World Heart Day by Investing in Laval Youth Laval, QC, September 29, 2016 – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation is pleased to announce that students

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2016/09/27
Nelson House Teachers and School Staff Learn to Save Lives

Nelson House, MB 10:00 a.m. – More than 35 teachers and staff members of Nisichawayasihk Neyo Ohtinwak Collegiate (NNOC) have being empowered with CPR and first aid skills as part of a professional development initiative. They are now ready to

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2016/06/28
Ashcroft, Clinton, Lytton, and Lillooet Students Learn to Save Lives

Ashcroft, BC, June 27, 2016 – Today, School District No. 74 Gold Trail teachers will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School CPR

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2016/06/23
Port McNeill and Port Hardy Students Learn to Save Lives

Port McNeill, BC, June 23, 2016 – Today, School District No. 85 Vancouver Island North teachers will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High

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2016/06/22
Chetwynd, Dawson Creek and Tumbler Ridge Students Learn to Save Lives

Dawson Creek, BC, June 22, 2016 – Today, School District No. 59 Peace River South teachers will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High

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2016/06/22
Elk Valley Students Learn to Save Lives

Sparwood, BC, June 22, 2016 – Today, School District No. 5 Southeast Kootenay teachers will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School CPR

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2016/06/03
Deux étudiants de la Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Île reçoivent le prix de secourisme d’ACT

Montréal, QC – Deux étudiants de l’école secondaire Pointe-aux-Trembles, Malik Brideau et Jimmy Ouellet, ont reçu récemment le prix de secourisme de la Fondation ACT pour avoir sauvé la vie d’un homme de 47 ans, lors d’un arrêt cardiaque, grâce

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2016/06/03
Thompson, Nelson House, and Wabowden Students Learn to Save Lives

Thompson, MB 10:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation in partnership with Vale, will officially launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in R.D. Parker Collegiate, Nisichawayasihk Neyo Ohtinwak Collegiate (NNOC), and Mel Johnson

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2016/05/27
750 étudiants de la commission scolaire des Découvreurs formés à sauver des vies chaque année

Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC – La Fondation ACT, en collaboration avec ses partenaires, lance aujourd’hui le programme de formation en défibrillation au secondaire dans quatre écoles secondaires de la commission scolaire des Découvreurs. Le lancement aura lieu à l’école des Pionniers à

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2016/05/19
Golden Students Learn to Save Lives

Golden, BC, May 19, 2016 – Today, teachers from Golden Secondary School from School District 6 (Rocky Mountain), will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning

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2015/11/13
More than 1,100 students will be empowered with the lifesaving skills in Kamloops/Thompson School District Secondary Schools

Kamloops, BC 10:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program in the 10 public secondary schools of School District No. 73 Kamloops/Thompson. More than 1,100 students

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2015/11/09
Defibrillators and student training coming to Delta School District Secondary Schools

  Delta, BC 10:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, and its supporting partners will officially launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program in the seven public secondary schools of School District No. 37 Delta.

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2015/11/06
Defibrillators and student training coming to Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District Secondary Schools

Nanaimo, BC 10:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program in the six public secondary schools of School District No. 68 Nanaimo-Ladysmith. Eleven hundred (1,100) students

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2015/10/23
AEDs coming to Haida Gwaii School District secondary schools- Students to learn lifesaving skills

Port Clements, BC, 10:30 a.m. – Today, teachers from George M. Dawson and Queen Charlotte Secondary Schools will be trained as instructors to empower all students with CPR and defibrillator lifesaving skills. This training will be held at Port Clements

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2015/10/23
Vale and ACT strengthening the health of Greater Sudbury with donation of more than 150 CPR mannequins

SUDBURY, ON – 10:00 a.m. – Following the release of the new CPR guidelines last week, Vale in partnership with the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, is donating more than 150 mannequins to local high schools today. To celebrate this

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2015/06/25
More than 450 students will learn lifesaving skills every year in Mission School District Secondary Schools

Mission, BC, June 25, 2015 –Today, teachers from School District # 75 Mission Secondary Schools will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School

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2015/06/24
More than 100 students will learn lifesaving skills every year in Creston

Creston, BC, June 24, 2015 –Today, teachers from Prince Charles Secondary School will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator

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2015/06/24
MORE THAN 150 STUDENTS WILL LEARN LIFESAVING SKILLS EVERY YEAR IN PRINCE RUPERT

Prince Rupert, BC, June 24, 2015 –Today, teachers from Charles Hays Secondary School will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School CPR and

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2015/06/23
More than 150 students will learn lifesaving skills every year in Bulkley Valley School District Secondary Schools

Smithers, BC, June 23, 2015 – Today, teachers from Houston and Smithers Secondary Schools will be trained as instructors to empower students with CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School CPR

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2015/05/08
Plus de 2 300 étudiants de la région du Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean seront formés pour sauver des vies chaque année

Alma, QC, le 8 mai 2015, à 10 h 30 – La Fondation ACT, en collaboration avec ses partenaires, lance aujourd’hui le programme de formation en défibrillation au secondaire dans 16 écoles secondaires de cinq commissions scolaires, soit : la Commission

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2015/02/27
Plus de 800 étudiants de la commission scolaire du Chemin-du-Roy seront formés pour sauver des vies chaque année

Trois-Rivières, QC, Le 27 février 2015, à 10h –La Fondation ACT, en collaboration avec ses partenaires, lance aujourd’hui le programme de formation en défibrillation au secondaire dans cinq écoles secondaires de la Commission scolaire du Chemin-du-Roy. Le lancement aura lieu

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2015/02/25
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring CPR and Defibrillator Training Program to Chilliwack School District Schools

Chilliwack, BC, February 20, 2015 –Today, 17 teachers from School District # 33 Chilliwack will be trained to empower students with lifesaving CPR and defibrillator skills, as well as heart health knowledge, through the award-winning ACT High School CPR and

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2015/02/06
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Cariboo-Chilcotin School District Secondary Schools

Williams Lake, BC, February 6, 2015–Today, seven teachers from School District # 27 Cariboo-Chilcotin will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to

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2015/02/05
TELUS Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Okanagan Skaha School District Secondary Schools

Penticton, BC,February 5, 2015–Today, ten teachers from School District # 67 Okanagan Skaha will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to be

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2015/02/05
TELUS and CHILDREN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Qualicum School District Secondary Schools

Qualicum Beach, BC, February 5, 2015–Today, eight teachers from School District # 69 Qualicum will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to

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2014/05/12
ACT Foundation Aims to Empower Peel-Halton High School Students With Life-Saving Skills

Mississauga, ON, May 12, 2014 – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation announced its new campaign – Skills 4 Life: Empowering Peel-Halton Students with Life-Saving CPR and Defibrillator Skills – which aims to raise $350,000 in the Peel-Halton region.

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2014/04/22
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Campbell River School District Secondary Schools

Today, nine teachers from School District #72 Campbell River will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to be held at Timberline Secondary

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2014/03/07
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Lakes District Secondary School

RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Lakes District Secondary School Burns Lake, BC, March 7, 2014 –Today, teachers from Lakes District Secondary School will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an

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2014/02/03
Empowering Canadian students to save hearts

Ottawa, ON, February 3, 2014 – February is Heart Month. Each year across Canada, more than 300,000 students are empowered to save hearts using the lifesaving skills learned through the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program. The Advanced Coronary

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2013/12/09
Okanagan Students Empowered to Save Lives!

KELOWNA, BC 10:00 a.m. – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, and its supporting partners will officially launch the ACT High School Defibrillator Training Program at Kelowna Secondary School. The ACT Foundation is the charitable organization that is establishing

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2013/12/03
2,500 Students to be empowered to saves lives each year!

PORT MOODY, BC – December 3, 2013 – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and supporting partners announce the official launch of the ACT High School Defibrillator Training Program in the Tri-Cities area. Each year, more than 2,500 Grade

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2013/11/25
More Than 1,600 High School Students to Be Empowered to Save Lives Each Year!

BELLEVILLE, ON – November 22, 2013 – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and its supporting partners are pleased to announce the official launch of the ACT High School Defibrillator Training Program in Belleville and area schools. Each year,

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2013/11/01
Over 2 Million Youth CPR-Trained

OTTAWA, ON – November 1, 2013 – November is CPR Month and Canada is a leader in high school CPR. Over 2 million students have been empowered with lifesaving skills through the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program. ACT

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2013/09/25
7,000 Students in Durham Region High Schools to be Equipped with Lifesaving Skills Each Year!

DURHAM REGION, ON – September 25, 2013 – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and its supporting partners are pleased to announce the official launch of the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in Durham Region schools.

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2013/06/25
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Quesnel School District Secondary School

Today, nine (9) teachers from Correlieu Secondary School will be trained to empower their students with heart health knowledge and lifesaving CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills through the award-winning ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program. This training,

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2013/06/25
Iridia Medical Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Coast Mountains School District Secondary Schools

Today, Seven (7) teachers from Caledonia Secondary School and Mount Elizabeth Middle Secondary School in School District # 82 Coast Mountains will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT

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2013/06/25
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Powell River School District Secondary School

Today, six (6) teachers from School District #47 Powell River will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to be held at Brooks

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2013/06/25
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Cowichan Valley School District Secondary Schools

Today, 15 teachers from School District #79 Cowichan Valley will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to be held at Chemainus Secondary

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2013/06/07
3,000 Students in Sudbury and Area High Schools to be Equipped with Lifesaving Skills Each Year!

This key enhancement to ACT’s CPR program – which was first established in the area’s schools in 2006 – ensures that students in 26 local high schools will be trained on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) while

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2013/06/03
800 High School Students in Moncton and Riverview Communities to Receive Lifesaving Training Each Year!

The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and its supporting partners are pleased to announce the official launch of the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in the following Moncton and Riverview area high schools: École l’Odyssée, Harrison Trimble

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2013/05/31
Students in Kenora-Rainy River District to Receive Lifesaving Training!

Each year, more than 1,000 students from 10 high schools in the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, the Kenora Catholic District School Board and the Rainy River District School Board will be empowered to save lives through the ACT High School

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2013/05/31
Students in Timmins, Kapuskasing and Area High Schools to Receive Lifesaving Training!

ACT and its supporting partners are pleased to announce that Timmins, Kapuskasing and area high schools are now equipped to teach lifesaving skills to their Grade 9 students.

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2013/05/10
RBC Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Nechako Lakes School District Secondary Schools

Today, 11 teachers from School District #91 Nechako Lakes will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to be held at Nechako Valley

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2013/04/03
Fort Nelson Secondary School Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives

Fort Nelson, BC, April 3, 2013 –Today, teachers from Fort Nelson Secondary School will be trained to empower students with lifesaving CPR and defibrillator skills and heart health knowledge through the award-winning ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Program.

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2013/03/11
CPR trained teachers from Sherbrooke, Richmond and Cowansville will empower their students to save lives with defibrillators!

Today, twelve (12) teachers from the Eastern Townships School Board will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR program. This training, to be held at the

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2013/02/01
Global Medical Services Helps ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Hudson’s Hope Elementary-Secondary School and North Peace Secondary School

Fort St. John, BC, February 1, 2013 –Today, eight teachers from Hudson’s Hope Elementary-Secondary School and North Peace Secondary School will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High

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2012/11/08
Interior Savings and Osoyoos Credit Unions Help ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Okanagan Similkameen School District Secondary Schools

Oliver, BC, November 8, 2012 –Today, 10 teachers from School District #53 Okanagan Similkameen will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR Program. This training, to

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2012/06/26
RBC Commits $14,000 to Help ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Sea to Sky School District Secondary Schools!

Squamish, BC, June 26, 2012 –Today, 9 teachers from School District #48 (Sea to Sky) will be trained to empower their students with CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as an enhancement to the ACT High School CPR and

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2012/06/26
Students in All York Region High Schools to Receive Lifesaving Training!

YORK REGION, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – June 26, 2012) – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, The Ontario Trillium Foundation, and supporting partners is launching the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program

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2012/06/21
RBC Commits $36,000 to Help ACT Foundation Bring Defibrillator Program to Prince George School District Secondary Schools

Over 1,000 students to be empowered to save lives each year! Prince George, BC, June 21, 2012 Today, 32 teachers from School District #57 (Prince George) will be trained to empower their students with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills as

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2012/05/29
CPR Flash Mob Sees Students Demonstrate Lifesaving Skills to Fellow Students

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO Over 120 students have organized a CPR flash mob for 1,600 students at Our Lady of  Mount Carmel Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario (3700 Trelawny Circle, Mississauga ON, L5N 5J7),  Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The day will begin

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2012/02/01
Canada: A World Model for High School CPR and Defibrillator Training

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (Marketwire – Feb. 1, 2012) February is Heart Month and tens of thousands of youth across the country are being empowered with the skills and knowledge to save lives with CPR. The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, a

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2009/02/26
CELEBRATING HEART MONTH: Thousands of Calgary High School Students Empowered to Save Lives Thanks to Support From the Kiwanis Clubs of Calgary!

CELEBRATING HEART MONTH: Thousands of Calgary High School Students Empowered to Save Lives Thanks to Support From the Kiwanis Clubs of Calgary! AB, 26/02/09 CALGARY, Alberta – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation is thrilled to announce that this year

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2009/02/20
School District No. 58 Nicola-Similkameen Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives

School District No. 58 Nicola-Similkameen Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives BC, 20/02/09 Princeton, BC – On February 20th, 12 teachers from School District No. 58 Nicola-Similkameen will be trained to empower students with lifesaving CPR skills and

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2009/02/13
This heart month, Quebec teachers empower their students to save lives!

This heart month, Quebec teachers empower their students to save lives! TROIS-RIVIÈRES, 13/02/09 Février est le mois du coeur et vendredi, 14 enseignants recevront une formation leur permettant ensuite d’apprendre à leurs élèves la technique de RCR et de les

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2009/01/30
School District No. 53 Okanagan-Similkameen Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives

School District No. 53 Okanagan-Similkameen Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives OLIVER, BC, 01/30/09 On January 30th, nine teachers from School District No. 53 Okanagan-Similkameen will be trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart health

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2009/01/28
School District No. 63 Saanich Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives

School District No. 63 Saanich Teachers to Empower Local Students to Save Lives SIDNEY, BC, 01/28/09 On Wednesday, 12 secondary school teachers from School District No. 63 Saanich will be trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart

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2008/11/28
BC students empowered to save lives!

BC students empowered to save lives! VANCOUVER, 28/11/08 The ACT Foundation, in partnership with the British Columbia Ambulance Service and the Ambulance Paramedics of British Columbia – CUPE Local 873, is thrilled to announce that 6,500 students in three BC

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2008/09/29
Ontario invests in defibrillator training for youth

Ontario invests in defibrillator training for youth TORONTO, ON, 29/09/08 The Government of Ontario is empowering youth to save lives through a major commitment to the ACT Foundation to support the establishment of defibrillator training in Ontario high schools, a

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2008/06/25
Howe Sound teachers to empower students with CPR and heart health educati

Howe Sound teachers to empower students with CPR and heart health education HOWE SOUND, B.C., 25/06/08 June 25 will see nearly 15 teachers from School District No. 48 Howe Sound trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart

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2008/06/25
Mission teachers to empower local students to save lives

Mission teachers to empower local students to save lives MISSION, B.C. , 25/06/08 June 25 will see nearly 20 teachers from School District No. 75 Mission trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart health education all year

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2008/06/24
Abbotsford teachers to empower students to save lives

Abbotsford teachers to empower students to save lives ABBOTSFORD, B.C., 24/06/08 June 24 will see nearly 20 teachers from School District No. 34 Abbotsford trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart health education all year long through

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2008/06/24
Prince George teachers to empower students to save lives

Prince George teachers to empower students to save lives PRINCE GEORGE, B.C., 24/06/08 June 24 and June 25 will see 50 teachers from School District No. 57 Prince George trained to empower over 900 local students with lifesaving CPR and

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2008/06/23
Delta teachers to empower local students with CPR and heart health education

Delta teachers to empower local students with CPR and heart health education DELTA, B.C., 23/06/08 June 23 will see more than 20 teachers from School District No. 37 Delta trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart health

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2008/06/19
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows teachers to empower local students to save lives

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows teachers to empower local students to save lives MAPLE RIDGE-PITT MEADOWS, B.C. , 19/06/08 June 19 will see nearly 30 teachers from School District No. 42 trained to empower their students with lifesaving CPR and heart health

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2008/05/30
Peterborough students to be empowered to save lives

Peterborough students to be empowered to save lives PETERBOROUGH, ON, 30/05/08 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with TransCanada Corporation as lead community partner, the Government of Ontario, and other provincial partners (Hydro One, Shoppers Drug Mart and

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2008/05/05
TELUS supports ACT High School CPR Program in Victoria

TELUS supports ACT High School CPR Program in Victoria VICTORIA, BC, 05/05/08 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation is pleased to announce that TELUS is partnering with ACT and its provincial partners the BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) and the Ambulance

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2008/04/22
Deux-Montagnes students to be empowered to save lives

Deux-Montagnes students to be empowered to save lives DEUX-MONTAGNES, QC, 22/04/08 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, with Giant Tiger Stores Limited as lead community partner, and in partnership with the Quebec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sport and the

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2008/04/09
Hamilton students to be empowered to save lives

Hamilton students to be empowered to save lives HAMILTON, ON, 09/04/08 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with FirstOntario Credit Union as lead community partner, and the Government of Ontario and other key provincial partners (Hydro One, Shoppers

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2008/03/20
Peterborough teachers take first steps towards empowering local students to save lives with CPR and heart health education

Peterborough teachers take first steps towards empowering local students to save lives with CPR and heart health education PETERBOROUGH, ON, 20/03/08 March 25, 2008 will see physical education teachers from Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board trained to empower their

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2008/02/22
Mom thanks partners of ACT High School CPR Program that empowered son with the skills that saved her life

Mom thanks partners of ACT High School CPR Program that empowered son with the skills that saved her life EDMONTON, AB, 22/02/08 Sylvia Orr is both thankful and lucky to be alive. The Edmonton mom’s life was saved by her

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2008/02/01
Victoria teachers empower local students to save lives with CPR training and heart health education

Victoria teachers empower local students to save lives with CPR training and heart health education VICTORIA, B.C., 01/02/08 In the spirit of Heart Month, Feb. 1st will see 20 physical education teachers from six schools within School District 61 Victoria

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2008/01/28
Ottawa teachers to continue empowering students to save lives with CPR and heart health education

Ottawa teachers to continue empowering students to save lives with CPR and heart health education OTTAWA, ON, 28/01/08 With Heart Month fast approaching, Jan. 30th will see 20 physical education teachers from the Ottawa Carleton District School Board trained to

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2008/01/28
Hamilton teachers take first steps towards empowering local students to save lives with CPR and heart health education

Hamilton teachers take first steps towards empowering local students to save lives with CPR and heart health education HAMILTON, ON, 28/01/08 With Heart Month fast approaching, Jan. 30th will see physical education teachers from Hamilton Wentworth District School Board trained

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2008/01/25
Chilliwack teachers to empower local students to save lives with CPR and heart health education

Chilliwack teachers to empower local students to save lives with CPR and heart health education CHILLIWACK, BC, 25/01/08 With Heart Month fast approaching, Jan. 29th will see 16 teachers from School District (SD) 33 trained to empower their students with

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2008/01/24
Teachers to continue tradition of empowering students to save lives with CPR and heart health education

Teachers to continue tradition of empowering students to save lives with CPR and heart health education MEDICINE HAT, AB, 24/01/08 With Heart Month fast approaching, Jan. 28th will see four teachers from Medicine Hat Catholic Separate Regional Division and Medicine

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2008/01/21
Edmonton teachers to continue tradition of empowering local students to save lives

Edmonton teachers to continue tradition of empowering local students to save lives EDMONTON, AB, 21/01/08 On Jan. 21, 18 teachers from the Edmonton Catholic School Board and the Edmonton Public Schools will be trained to teach CPR to their students

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2007/11/22
Secondary school students demonstrate CPR skills

Secondary school students demonstrate CPR skills VICTORIA, B.C., 22/11/07 Secondary school students joined Health Minister George Abbott and Education Minister and Deputy Premier Shirley Bond at the B.C. legislature today to demonstrate the life-saving skill of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The

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2007/11/21
CPR program launched in Trois-Rivières high schools

CPR program launched in Trois-Rivières high schools TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, 21/11/07 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with the Quebec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sport, Ministry of Health and Social Services, and TransCanada Corporation, as the lead

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2007/11/13
ACT Foundation and FirstOntario Credit Union partner to bring lifesaving CPR training to Hamilton youth

ACT Foundation and FirstOntario Credit Union partner to bring lifesaving CPR training to Hamilton youth HAMILTON, ON, 13/11/07 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation is pleased to announce that FirstOntario Credit Union is partnering with ACT to bring lifesaving CPR

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2007/11/09
Teens chose to save lives instead of sleeping in

Teens chose to save lives instead of sleeping in POINTE-CLAIRE, QC, 09/11/07 In a lifesaving new twist on “bring your child to work”, tomorrow Pfizer Canada is empowering 20 youths, 16 of which are its employees’ children, to save lives

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2007/09/21
Thunder Bay students to be empowered to save lives

Thunder Bay students to be empowered to save lives THUNDER BAY, ON, 21/09/07 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with TransCanada Corporation, and the Government of Ontario and other key provincial partners (Hydro One, Shoppers Drug Mart

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2007/09/17
ACT Foundation and TransCanada Corporation partner to bring lifesaving CPR training to youth in Ontario and Quebec communities

ACT Foundation and TransCanada Corporation partner to bring lifesaving CPR training to youth in Ontario and Quebec communities OTTAWA, ON, 17/09/07 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation is pleased to announce that TransCanada Corporation is partnering with ACT to bring

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2007/09/17
Students to be empowered to save lives

Students to be empowered to save lives HEARST, ON, 17/09/07 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with TransCanada Corporation, and the Government of Ontario and other key provincial partners (Hydro One, Shoppers Drug Mart and The Ontario

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2007/05/18
North Bay students to be empowered to save lives

North Bay students to be empowered to save lives NORTH BAY, ON, 18/05/07 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with the North Bay Professional Paramedics Association (NBPPA), and the Ontario government and other key provincial partners (Hydro

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2007/04/24
ACT Foundation paving the way for defibrillator education in Canadian schools

ACT Foundation paving the way for defibrillator education in Canadian schools OTTAWA, ON, 27/04/07 The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation of Canada is paving the way for defibrillator education in Canadian schools through its pilot project in Ottawa. ACT recently

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2007/03/05
Teachers learn to teach students how to ‘shock’: Defibrillators go to school

Teachers learn to teach students how to ‘shock’: Defibrillators go to school OTTAWA, ON, 05/03/07 Today, 19 teachers from four Ottawa high schools will be trained to teach their students how to save lives with a defibrillator, through the ACT

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2007/02/22
CPR Program empowering thousands of Quebec youth to save lives

CPR Program empowering thousands of Quebec youth to save lives SAINT-JÉRÔME, QC, 22/02/07 Would you know what to do if faced with a heart attack? Imagine a cross-provincial lifeline of emergency responders who do. A lifeline made up of Quebec’s

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2007/02/22
CPR Program Launched in Laurentians High Schools

CPR Program Launched in Laurentians High Schools ST-JÉRÔME, QC, 22/02/07 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with the Quebec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sport, Ministry of Health and Social Services and Giant Tiger Stores Limited is

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2006/12/15
Bruce-Grey County Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

Bruce-Grey County Students to be Empowered to Save Lives KINCARDINE, ON, 15/12/06 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with the Government of Ontario and other key provincial and community partners, is launching the ACT High School CPR

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2006/12/15
Sudbury Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

Sudbury Students to be Empowered to Save Lives SUDBURY, ON, 15/12/06 Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, in partnership with the Ontario government and other key provincial and community partners, is launching the ACT High School CPR Program in

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2006/10/18
Ontario high school students give MPPs a lesson in lifesaving

Ontario high school students give MPPs a lesson in lifesaving TORONTO, ON, 18/10/06 October 18, 2006 – Queen’s Park, Committee Room 2, First Floor, West Wing – At 1:00 p.m., the Honorable Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education and the Honorable

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2006/02/24
ACT National High School CPR Program Reaches B.C.

ACT National High School CPR Program Reaches B.C. OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 24/02/06 Would you know what to do if faced with a cardiac emergency? Imagine a cross-Canada lifeline of emergency responders who do. A lifeline made up of the country’s youth,

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2005/11/29
Canadian youth learning CPR in high school

Canadian youth learning CPR in high school OTTAWA, November 29, 2005 — If Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer had suffered his cardiac arrest in a Canadian hockey arena he might have been saved by a high school student, thanks

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2005/11/28
London students empowered to save lives

London students empowered to save lives London, ON, November 28, 2005 — Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation, with support from the Government of Ontario and local community partners, launches the ACT High School CPR Program in London at

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2005/11/28
Over 700,000 students empowered with CPR to save lives

Over 700,000 students empowered with CPR to save lives OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 28/11/05 With the release today of new CPR standards aimed at improving odds of survival, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation of Canada is stepping up its national campaign

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2005/10/24
Quebec students to be empowered to save lives!

Quebec students to be empowered to save lives! MONTREAL, October 24, 2005 — Many Quebec high schools will be equipped to empower students to save lives through a commitment announced today by Minister of Health and Social Services Philippe Couillard

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2005/06/08
Algoma District School Board students to be empowered to save lives

Algoma District School Board students to be empowered to save lives SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario, June 8, 2005 — High school students in the Algoma District School Board will be empowered to save lives through a new program launched by

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2005/06/06
Timmins students to be empowered to save lives

Timmins students to be empowered to save lives TIMMINS, Ontario, June 6, 2005 — All five high schools in Timmins and South Porcupine will be equipped to empower students to save lives through a new program launched by the Advanced

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2005/06/02
Members of National Assembly to receive introduction to lifesaving CPR program

Members of National Assembly to receive introduction to lifesaving CPR program QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 2, 2005 — Quebec MNAs will learn the importance of citizen CPR training and discover how easy it is to learn the lifesaving skill through

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2005/04/22
Ottawa student to be honoured for rescuing brother

Ottawa student to be honoured for rescuing brother ACT Foundation and Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Medical Foundation honour student rescuer and celebrate reaching fundraising goal of Dollars for Mannequins Campaign for Ottawa high schools OTTAWA, Ontario, April 22, 2005 —

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2005/02/25
Windsor-area students to be empowered to save lives

Windsor-area students to be empowered to save lives WINDSOR, Ontario, February 25, 2005 — Windsor-area high schools will be equipped to empower students to save lives through a new program launched by the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation of Canada

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2004/12/10
Ontario Premier announces $650,000 commitment to ACT High School CPR Program. Ontario students to be empowered to save lives!

Ontario Premier announces $650,000 commitment to ACT High School CPR Program. Ontario students to be empowered to save lives! OTTAWA, December 10, 2004: — Ontario high schools will be equipped to empower students to save lives through a new partnership

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2004/10/18
Les étudiants du secondaire du comté de La Peltrie seront formés pour sauver des vies

Les étudiants du secondaire du comté de La Peltrie seront formés pour sauver des vies Sainte-Foy, le 18 octobre 2004: C’est grâce à l’appui financier de France Hamel, députée de La Peltrie, que la Fondation ACT et ses partenaires communautaires

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2004/09/24
ACT High School CPR Program: An Innovative Method to Increase Incidence of Bystander CPR

ACT High School CPR Program: An Innovative Method to Increase Incidence of Bystander CPR OTTAWA, Ontario, September 24, 2004 — Research published in the September issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology highlights the need for citizen CPR training, further

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2004/09/20
ACT Foundation & Pharma Partners AstraZeneca, Aventis Pharma Inc. & Pfizer Canada Honoured with Imagine’s 2004 “New Spirit of Community” Partnership Award

ACT Foundation & Pharma Partners AstraZeneca, Aventis Pharma Inc. & Pfizer Canada Honoured with Imagine’s 2004 “New Spirit of Community” Partnership Award Toronto, Ontario, September 20, 2004 — The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation of Canada and its corporate health

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2004/08/12
Landmark Study Calls on Critical Need to Increase CPR Training to Save Lives

Landmark Study Calls on Critical Need to Increase CPR Training to Save Lives Canadian Foundation on Cross-Canada Campaign to Inject CPR Into the Heart of High School Curriculum OTTAWA, Ontario, August 12, 2004 — The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation

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2004/04/27
Centre Hastings Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

Centre Hastings Students to be Empowered to Save Lives MADOC, Ontario, April 27, 2004 – The ACT Foundation and community partners launch the ACT High School CPR Program today, at 11:00 a.m. at Centre Hastings Secondary School. The event will

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2004/04/27
1,600 Belleville Area Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Every Year

1,600 Belleville Area Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Every Year BELLEVILLE, Ontario, April 27, 2004 — The ACT Foundation and community partners launch the ACT High School CPR Program in the Belleville area today. This initiative will result

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2004/03/01
2,500 Lanark-Carleton High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

2,500 Lanark-Carleton High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Carleton Place, Ontario – Monday March 1, 2004 — The ACT Foundation and community partners launch the ACT High School CPR Program in Lanark-Carleton today. This initiative will result

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2004/02/27
Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Jumpstarts ACT Foundation’s High School CPR “Dollars for Mannequins” Campaign with $12,000 donation and Celebration of Ottawa Rescue

Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Jumpstarts ACT Foundation’s High School CPR “Dollars for Mannequins” Campaign with $12,000 donation and Celebration of Ottawa Rescue OTTAWA – February 27, 2004, Chateau Laurier Hotel, 1:00 p.m. — The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation unveils

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2003/12/01
Étudiants du Québec seront formés pour sauver des vies

Étudiants du Québec seront formés pour sauver des vies STE-FOY, QUEBEC, 01/12/03 Le 1er décembre 2003 : — La Fondation ACT et ses partenaires communautaires lançaient aujourd’hui à l’école secondaire de Rochebelle (1095 de Rochebelle, Ste-Foy) un programme de formation

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2003/10/08
ACT High School CPR Program Responds to Call for Citizen CPR Training

ACT High School CPR Program Responds to Call for Citizen CPR Training OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 10/08/03 October 8, 2003: — The ACT High School CPR Program received a tremendous boost with the results of a large-scale study highlighting the importance and

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2003/05/14
650 Brandon High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

650 Brandon High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives BRANDON, MANITOBA, 14/05/03 Wednesday, May 14th, 2003 at 9:00 a.m — David C. Wilson Theatre, Vincent Massey High School, 715 McDiarmid Drive, Brandon: Today, the ACT Foundation and community

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2003/05/13
1,850 Winnipeg High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

1,850 Winnipeg High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, 13/05/03 Tuesday, May 13th, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. — Rotunda, Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway, Winnipeg: Today, the ACT Foundation and community partners launch the ACT High

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2003/04/10
Iqaluit High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

Iqaluit High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives IQALUIT, 10/04/03 Iqaluit – Thursday, April 10th, 2003 at 3:00 p.m., Inuksuk High School — Today, the ACT Foundation and community partners launch the ACT High School CPR Program in

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2002/11/27
Hundreds of Montreal High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

Hundreds of Montreal High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives ACT Foundation Launches High School CPR Program in Montreal Kicks-off Fundraising Campaign for mannequins for High Schools! MONTREAL – Wednesday, November 27, 2002, 10:00 a.m., École secondaire Sophie-Barat,

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2002/11/21
1,100 Red Deer High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

1,100 Red Deer High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Celebrating CPR month through the launch of high school CPR program Red Deer – Thursday, November 21th, 2002 at 9:00 a.m., Festival Hall, Memorial Centre, Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive

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2002/11/20
800 Chinook’s Edge High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

800 Chinook’s Edge High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Celebrating CPR month through the launch of high school CPR program Olds – Wednesday, November 20th, 2002 at 10:00 a.m., Olds Junior Senior High School, 5122-48th Street, Olds

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2002/11/19
1,000 Lethbridge High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

1,000 Lethbridge High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Celebrating CPR month through the launch of high school CPR program Lethbridge – Tuesday, November 19th, 2002 at 10:00 a.m., Central Catholic High School, 405-18th Street South — Today,

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2002/11/18
1,000 Medicine Hat High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

1,000 Medicine Hat High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives Celebrating CPR month through the launch of high school CPR program Medicine Hat – Monday, November 18th, 2002 at 10:00 a.m., Medicine Hat High School, 200-7 Street SW

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2002/11/15
Brooks Launch of High School CPR Program Kicks off Five-City Celebration of CPR Month in Alberta!

Brooks Launch of High School CPR Program Kicks off Five-City Celebration of CPR Month in Alberta! Brooks – Friday, November 15th, 2002 at 10:00 a.m., Brooks Composite High School, 650-4 Avenue East — Today, the ACT Foundation, the Kiwanis Club

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2001/10/30
8,000 Calgary High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

8,000 Calgary High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives CALGARY – Tuesday, October 30, 2001, 10:00 a.m., Western Canada High School, 641 – 17th Avenue S.W. — Today, the ACT Foundation, the Kiwanis Clubs of Calgary and community

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2001/07/11
Bayer Healthcare Supports ACT High School CPR Program

Bayer Healthcare Supports ACT High School CPR Program TORONTO, July 11, 2001 — Bayer Healthcare donates $25,000 to the ACT Foundation’s national campaign to empower youth to save lives. The ACT Foundation is committed to a national movement to establish

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2000/11/22
2,300 Edmonton High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives

2,300 Edmonton High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives EDMONTON – Wednesday, November 22, 2000, 10:30 a.m., Jasper Place High School, 8950-163rd Street, Edmonton — The ACT Foundation, the Kiwanis Club of Edmonton and community partners today launch

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2000/11/20
4,000 Vancouver High School Students

4,000 Vancouver High School Students to be Empowered to Save Lives VANCOUVER – Monday, November 20, 2000, 11 a.m., Vancouver Technical High School, 2600 East Broadway, Vancouver — The ACT Foundation, community and corporate partners today launch the ACT High

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1999/03/04
CPR now Mandatory in Ontario High School Curriculum

CPR now Mandatory in Ontario High School Curriculum: 150,000 Students to be Trained Every Year TORONTO, ONTARIO, 04/03/99 Thursday, March 4, 1999 — Ontario’s Minister of Education the Hon. David Johnson unveils, today, the new secondary school curriculum with CPR as

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1998/12/01
Education Saves Lives

Education Saves Lives TORONTO, ONTARIO, 01/12/98 Tuesday, December 1, 11 a.m. – Peckham Training Centre, 85 Peckham Ave., North York 100 high school teachers are participating in a training program which prepares them to teach CPR to their students as a

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