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ACT Foundation enhancing high school CPR training with opioid awareness and overdose response training

(Ottawa, ON, March 29, 2021) The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation announced today it is enhancing the ACT High School CPR and AED Program with an Opioids Overdose Response Training Module. Support through a contribution from Health Canada's Substance Use...

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Hydro One partners with ACT Foundation to provide critical lifesaving skills to 110,000 students across Ontario

With 80 per cent of cardiac arrests occurring at home, early CPR can increase survival rates TORONTO, December 4, 2020 – The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation in partnership with Hydro One's support continues to provide students with the skills...

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ACT Foundation CPR in Schools' Champion Honored with 40 Under 40 Award

Ottawa, ON – The ACT Foundation is proud to announce that CPR in schools' champion, ACT's Director of Operations, Jennifer Edwards is the recipient the Citizen CPR Foundation's inaugural 40 Under 40 Award. This Award recognizes outstanding individuals who are...

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4,000 Peterborough students receive lifesaving CPR and defibrillator training during CPR month

Peterborough, ON – November 29, 2019 – To mark CPR Month, today the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners, launched the ACT High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in 18 Peterborough and area high schools. This will see more...

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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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