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68,000 Quebec high school students will be empowered to save lives as they learn how to use an AED in addition to CPR training

Montreal (QUEBEC), November 22, 2019– The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation announced the completion of its fundraising campaign to ensure an automated external defibrillator (AED) for all public high schools in Quebec. In addition, ACT confirmed that every year 68,000...

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CPR Month sees students and community members of Mississauga Credit First Nation to be empowered with lifesaving skills

Hagersville, ON – November is CPR month and the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and lead community and provincial partner Hydro One are launching student and community training in CPR and defibrillation in Mississauga Credit First Nation. This initiative will...

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Hydro One extends partnership with the ACT Foundation to help save lives

With 80 per cent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurring at home or in public places, early CPR combined with early defibrillation can increase the chance of survival by up to 75 per cent. Barrie, ON – May 2, 2019 –...

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Wrapping up Heart Month – 15,000 Sudbury Students CPR Trained

SUDBURY, ON (Lively District Secondary School, 265 5th Avenue, Lively, ON P3Y 1M4 at 11:00 a.m.): Wrapping up Heart Month and looking forward, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation along with lead community partner Vale, is empowering more teachers as...

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1,000 North Vancouver students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training

North Vancouver, BC 9:00 a.m. PST– Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in five (5) North Vancouver public standard secondary schools. More than 1,000 North Vancouver...

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3,000 Surrey students to receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training

Surrey, BC 12:30 p.m. PST – Today, the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners will launch the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in 10 Surrey public standard secondary schools. More than 3,000 Surrey students will be...

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Nakusp Students Learn to Save Lives

WHERE: Nakusp Secondary School 619-4 Street NW Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0 WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2018; media invited at 11:00 a.m. WHAT: Local secondary school teachers will learn how to teach their students CPR and how to use an Automated...

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270 students in Pembroke and Renfrew to receive CPR and defibrillator training every year

Renfrew, ON – Training students to save lives just got a big boost at Bishop Smith Catholic High School and St. Joseph's Catholic High School from the ACT Foundation! Both schools are receiving the needed training equipment to enable teachers...

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Kootenay Lake Secondary Students to Learn to Save Lives with NEW Program

South Slocan, BC – Today, teachers from the School District No. 08 Kootenay Lake 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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Governor General Presents Meritorious Service Cross for Empowering Teens to Save Lives

Governor General Julie Payette presented the prestigious Governor General's Meritorious Service Cross to ACT Foundation.

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Quebec government makes High School CPR mandatory – 500,000 students already trained

Montreal, Quebec РCongratulations to Sébastien Proulx, Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports, who announced that CPR training will be mandatory for all secondary 3 students throughout Quebec. The ACT Foundation has been working in partnership with the Ministry of...

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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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