Basketball coach saves student with CPR and an AED

A Grade 10 student is alive today thanks to the quick provision of CPR and the use of an AED by his basketball coach Mike Rowley, of St. Mother Teresa High School. Since 1994, the ACT Foundation has established free High School CPR and AED training Program in over 1,800 high schools across Canada.

Dr. Justin Maloney, Ottawa’s ‘Father of Paramedicine’, has died

Dr. Justin Maloney, a long-time Ottawa doctor who was instrumental in getting 911 service and advanced care paramedicine in the capital, has died after a battle with cancer.

The Ottawa Paramedic Association called Maloney a remarkable man with an impressive legacy, who always pursued what was right.

“Dr. Justin Maloney has done so much for patients, paramedics and 9-1-1,” the Association wrote. “This man brought greatness to what paramedics do and how we do it. He will forever be in our thoughts.”
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