Basketball coach saves student with CPR and an AED
Teacher saves a stranger with CPR
When Marcia saw a man collapse in a restaurant, she knew how to react
School staff saves life during volleyball tournament
Darlene, Karen, and Tom save the life of a volleyball player who suffers cardiac arrest
Youth saves stranger’s life days before Christmas
When Lane, a 40-year-old father collapsed on a busy Kitchener street, Dylan knew what to do
Teacher saves child’s life
When a four-year-old started choking, Sarah knew exactly what to do
Special needs youth saves his mother from choking in Toronto
When his mother choked, Matthew knew what to do
Teacher saves best friend during soccer match
Bruno reacts quickly when his best friend Joe collapses on a soccer field
Teacher saves his toddler’s life
When his two-year-old son choked, Jean-Gilles knew how to act.
Oshawa student saves her father’s life
When her dad collapsed, Katie reverted to her high school CPR training
Student learns lifesaving skills and saves his friend the same day
The day he completed his high school CPR course, Raphaël saved his friend
Student steps in to help a stranger
When Michael found a woman unconscious at the train station, he knew how to help
Haida Gwaii Teacher saves student from choking
When a BC student choked, Emmy knew what to do
Grade 12 helps younger student during seizure
When the Grade 9 student she was paired up with during her leadership gym class collapsed, Nicole knew what to do
Ontario student saves father’s life with CPR
When Tim, a 50-year-old father of three collapsed, Shane knew what to do
Seventeen-year-old helps a stranger in an emergency
When Mariah saw a man collapse, she knew how to react
Teen saves twin brother with CPR
Kyle reverts back to his high school CPR class to save his twin’s life
Toronto Teacher uses CPR and AED skills on three people
When three people collapsed on three different occasions, Peter knew what to do
Sudbury Student’s Life Saved with CPR
School community comes together to do what it takes to save a student’s life
Student saves a teen at festival
When a young man collapsed at the St-Tite Festival, William knew how to react.
Montreal students save teammate’s life with CPR & an AED
Jimmy and Malik reACT quickly when their teammate suffers a cardiac arrest
Student saves the life of a restaurant employee with CPR
Jean-Philippe’s quick reaction saves an employee's life
Teachers help colleague during an allergic reaction
When Audrey suffered a sudden allergic reaction, Stéphane knew how to help
School Dance Interrupted
When her friend lost consciousness, Meghan reverted to her high school CPR training to help her
Teacher saves young girl’s life with CPR and school AED
Young girl saved thanks to the quick reaction of teachers
Seventeen year old student saves his friend from choking
When Miguel started choking in the school cafeteria, Frédéric knew how to reACT
Quebec Teacher’s quick reaction saves a man’s life
When a man went into cardiac arrest, Serge knew how to react
Three boys save a stranger’s life
When a stranger suffered a cardiac arrest, three Niagara boys stepped in to save his life
Teacher uses CPR to save his brother’s life
When his brother collapses, Mario uses the very skills he teaches …
Lydia saves her five year old sister’s life
When her five year old sister collapsed in front of her, Lydia knew how to react.
Football coach and ACT instructor saves a life
“The program has definitely given me the necessary confidence to step in and help."
Montreal teen saves her friend from choking
“I know that if I’m in that situation again, I will have the confidence to ACT.”
Teacher responds when colleague suffers a stroke
“It’s so important to step up and not hesitate…”
Quebec teacher steps in when a stranger collapses
“I saw that no one knew what to do…”
BC teachers save student’s life using CPR & an AED
When a Grade 9 student collapses in the gym, four teachers reACT quickly to save him…
Ottawa teen lifeguard saves 3-year-old with CPR
When Kate recognized a boy was in distress in a pool, she knew how to reACT…
Student saves father with CPR
When her father collapsed, Marielle knew how to reACT…
Teammates and an arena AED save a player’s life
‘Right away I recognised he was in trouble...’
Student saves a life on his way home from an exam
When Thomas saw a crowd gathering around a man, he didn’t hesitate to ACT…
Fredericton teen saves father from choking
Ryan ACTs quickly when his father begins to choke...
A student ACTs quickly to save her father’s life
‘It was a question of survival for my father,’ explains 16-year-old Jessica…
Bystanders make a save off the ice
ACTion is quickly taken when Michel suffers a cardiac arrest while playing hockey…
Ottawa student saves her father’s life
Alexandria, 17, was quick to reACT when her father suffered a cardiac arrest…
Sudbury student performs CPR on neighbour
When Danny saw his neighbour in distress on the side of the road, he knew how to reACT…
A Quebec-area teen saves a man’s life
Jenysse didn’t hesitate to take ACTion when a man collapsed outside a gas station…
Toronto teacher saves student with defibrillator
When Sean saw a student collapse in gym class, he knew how to reACT…
Toronto teacher saves student’s life with AED
When one of his top students collapsed in gym class, Jeff knew how to reACT…
Students use high school training to save a teen
Candace and Cassie are out for a jog when they encounter two women calling for help for one young man…
Student helps save a bus driver’s life
“To have them jump in with no questions asked, it was impressive…”
Student saves friend’s life with CPR
When Samantha recognized that her friend needed CPR, she knew how...
Quebec teen saves brother from choking
When Marie-Ève's brother began to choke, she knew how to reACT...
Sudbury teen saves hockey teammate from choking
When Mike recognized that his teammate needed CPR, he knew how...
BC student saves a stranger’s life with CPR
Erin was heading home from a Vancouver 2010 Olympics event when...
Student helps save man’s life with CPR
When Curtis recognized that a man needed CPR, he knew how to react...
Grande Prairie student saves girlfriend from choking
When Taven recognized that his girlfriend was choking, he knew how to...
New Norway teacher saves student
When Hugh realized a student in his class needed help, he knew how...
Ottawa student saves father’s life with CPR
When Scott recognized that his father needed CPR, he knew how to react...
BC teen uses training to help a stranger
When Kiera found a man in distress, she knew how to react...
BC student saves sister’s life
When Jaron's sister needed CPR, he knew how to react...
Lakefield student saves boss’s life with CPR
When Tanner saw his friend collapse, he knew how to react...
Harrow teacher creates classroom of heroes
Faced with several emergencies, Steve’s students knew how to react...
Grande Prairie student saves father’s life
When Renée noticed her dad was showing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, she knew how to react...
Student reacts, stresses importance of AEDs
When a player collapsed at a basketball game, Laila knew how to react...
Student saves friend from choking in New York City
Though no bystanders stepped forward, Kaitlyn knew how to react...
Kingston vice-principal saves colleague from choking
When guidance counselor Jo started to choke, Talya knew how to react...
Vancouver teacher saves stranger with CPR
When a man collapsed on school grounds, John knew how to react...
Student uses ACT skills in an emergency
When David saw an unconscious man in his car, he knew how to react...
Quebec teacher saves stranger’s life
When Roberge saw a woman collapsed on school grounds, he knew how to react...
Dewinton family saves grandfather from choking
When 87-year-old David Hogg began to choke, the Ferguson family knew how to react...
Aylmer teen saves brother from choking
When Mathew realized his brother Josh was choking, he knew he had to react...
Choking girl saved by fellow student
When Nadine saw her friend Kayla choking on a piece of carrot, she knew she had to react...
Toronto student saves mother’s life
CPR training may be the most important thing Ela learned in high school. If she hadn't, her mom might not be alive today...
Student responds when man collapses at wedding
When Jonathan saw a hotel guest lying on the floor, he knew how to react...
Waterloo teacher saves son from choking
When Donna realized her son Ben was choking, she knew she had to react...
Ottawa teachers save student’s life with CPR
Sue was at work when she received a call from her son Rob's school, asking her to come quickly. Rob had been involved in an incident...
Teen saves her father from choking
Jean-Marc didn’t panic as he was choking on a piece of food and couldn’t breathe – he knew his 16-year-old daughter would know how to react...
U.S. city proclaims a day in honour of Ottawa teen
When cries that his friend’s mother was unconscious echoed through the house, 15-year-old Adam knew he had to act...
Alberta teachers save student’s life
Mandi raced back to school on her bike during gym class – not because she wanted to win, but because she couldn’t breathe...
Ottawa student saves brother’s life
Suzy wasn't even supposed to be home the day she saved her brother's life...
Quick-thinking Edmonton student saves mother’s life
Sylvia’s headache persisted for several days. What she thought was a simple migraine would turn out to be much more serious…
Ottawa teen saves brother from choking
Hedaya was doing homework with her younger brother Madhi one fall evening, when he suddenly jumped out of his chair in a panic...
Sudbury teacher saves daughter from choking
Claire was enjoying a chat with her daughter when, moments later, the Sudbury teacher would become her hero...
Student saves stranger 10 years after CPR course
When Arnie picked up his wife Sarah at the Ottawa airport, little did he know that a life-changing event would occur a short time later...
Teacher saves mother
Toronto teacher Christine was walking with her mother, in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia one afternoon when she realized something was very wrong...
Windsor student saves father’s life
The start of Moe's vacation became anything but relaxing when he suddenly began to choke during dinner...
Montreal teacher saves colleague from choking
On a class biking trip to Mont Tremblant, QC, physical education teacher Serge knew he would have to look out for his students but...
Choking boy saved by fellow student
Patrick and Enrico's friendship grew dramatically the day Patrick saved Enrico's life...
Teen saves niece from choking
Seventeen-year-old Kaydie was slowly waking from sleep one winter morning when she was jolted from bed by her mother’s alarming cries...
Teacher comes to aid of unconscious student
Student Samantha was attending a three-day Grade 9 orientation at Camp White Pine in Haliburton, north of Toronto...
Alberta teacher helps when woman collapses
During a church service a young woman suddenly collapsed without warning...
Student prevents play from becoming tragedy
Brian’s classmates were re-enacting a scene in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, when something suddenly didn’t go as planned...
Edmonton student saves best friend’s life
Best friends Katelynn and Erikka were watching their favourite TV show and snacking on candies. Suddenly Erikka began to choke...
Alberta student saves neighbour’s life with CPR
When Joe suffered a heart attack, his wife accidentally called Mike's house instead of 911...
Boy saves sister’s life with Heimlich Manoeuvre
Eleven-year-old Julie was sucking on candies while doing her homework one evening. Suddenly, she began to choke...
Physical education teacher saves father’s life
Physical education teacher Bill had to put his CPR skills into practice to save his father's life...
Physical education teacher saves colleague with CPR
When teacher Michael collapsed from a heart attack in the main office of Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute, PE teacher Bob was called to help...
Boy saves father’s life with Heimlich Manoeuvre
When he was taught CPR in his physical education class, 15-year-old Mark never imagined he would use the skills on his own father...
Ottawa student saves man’s life in Halifax with CPR
Seventeen-year-old Kasia was vacationing in Halifax when she saw a man collapse at a local tennis club...
Student assists in a drug-related emergency
When a friend became ill from drugs and alcohol, a local British Columbia student knew how to react...
Ottawa teacher saves child from drowning
Silvano was enjoying the start of his summer vacation with his family by the pool when he heard someone call for help...
Student stops to assist unconscious man
As Oren drove home from hockey practice one cold winter night in Kitscoty, Alberta, he was shocked to see a man passed out in the middle of the road...
Students save a customer with CPR
"Gabriel and Pierre-André were working when they saw a man collapse..."
Student takes charge during bus collision
"One of my students was on a city bus on a bad winter day..."
Teacher saves student teacher from choking
"A student teacher choked in the staff room..."
Patrick saves a man with CPR
Patrick found a man motionless at the Napean Sportsplex...
Student saves brother from choking
"Carly, student, did the obstructed airway maneuver..."
Teen suffers cardiac arrest
"When I tell my old colleague's story..."
Teacher saves student on the school bus
"A student stopped breathing while a teacher was driving a school bus..."
Students save father from choking
"Students, Rebecca and Terry, helped their dad when he was choking..."
Cole saves Bill during cardiac arrest
Around 6 a.m., Cole discovered Bill had gone into cardiac arrest...
Teacher helps student during choking incident
"A student started choking on a plastic bottle cap..."
Student helps stepfather
"A student's stepfather had trouble breathing..."
Teacher saves colleague during choking incident
"I began choking on food and my airway became obstructed..."
Student saves mother from choking
The day after he was trained in CPR, Marc-Olivier...
Teacher and student help girl during a seizure
"A student experienced a seizure. I asked one of my students to..."
Teacher saves neighbour with CPR
"I performed CPR on a neighbour last month..."
Student helps grandmother during heart attack
"A student noticed their grandmother showing signs of heart distress..."
Students take charge during a car accident
"There was a car accident. Two students blocked off the road..."
Emily helps her friend during a fall
"Agnes was running down the hall when she slipped and hit her head..."
Student saves stranger during summer holidays
"One of my students told me about his summer holidays..."
Teacher saves son from choking
"I used the abdominal thrusts to help my son..."
Student saves young boy on the beach with CPR
"One of my former students, Alicia, used CPR when she was..."
Student helps classmate during choking incident
"The day after completing our CPR and AED course..."
Student helps a stranger on a city bus
"A student assisted a person who had fainted..."
Justin saves a stranger from choking in Mexico
"While on a vacation in Mexico, Justin..."
Teacher saves man from choking during dinner
"One of our trainers was out to dinner when..."
Students help an elderly man during a fall
"Our group saw an elderly gentleman lose control of his legs..."
Teacher helps student during seizure
"I found an unconscious student lying on the floor..."
Teacher helps niece at family reunion
"My niece's infant stopped breathing..."
Aurora teen reunited with fighters, paramedics who saved his life
Article by "York Region News"
Saskatoon man who suffered cardiac arrest during basketball game reunited with heroic bystanders
Article and photo by "CBC News"
Teacher saves brother-in-law during heart attack
A high school teacher saved her brother-in-law...
Highway 401 hero saves stranger’s life
Video by "680 news"
Young man performs CPR on his dad
"One young man had to perform CPR on his dad..."
Teacher saves student with CPR
"Ms. Fallis found a student unresponsive on the floor..."
Tanya saves her nephew from choking
"Tanya had prepared hot dogs for her niece and nephew..."
Student helps friend during a party
"After taking CPR in a physical education class..."
Student helps during an accident
"One of my students used her skills during..."
Student helps his classmate during choking incident
"Marc-Antoine noticed his classmate was choking..."
Student saves life of a stranger during a concert
"Nicholas was in the audience during a show when he saw..."
Megan helps her father during heart attack
"Megan recognized the signs of a heart attack..."
Teacher helps student during seizure
"A young boy had a seizure..."
Life saved during basketball game
"An official collapsed during a college basketball game..."
Sarah saves her mother
"Sarah was doing homework when..."
Brody saves a man with CPR
"Brody was working on a job site when..."
Student performs CPR on dad
"A student of mine performed CPR on his father..."
Teacher helps friend during allergic reaction
"A friend was stung by a bee..."
Teacher uses CPR skills on dad during Easter dinner
"One of our teachers used his CPR skills..."
When will we see AEDs in all schools? (French article)
Article and photo by "Canoe"
Sudbury rescuers refused to give up
Article and photo by "the Sudbury Star"
Student saves her friend from choking
"One of our students was eating candy while waiting for the bus..."