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Ottawa high school students trained on overdose response

Ottawa high school students are learning a skill that could one day potentially save the life of a family member, friend — or even a stranger.

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Students, teachers across Canada to be offered naloxone training to combat overdoses

ACT Foundation completed pilot project in Ottawa, training students on how to use overdose-reversing drug.

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Quick-thinking coach helps save teen at basketball practice in Ottawa

A quick-thinking coach trained in the use of CPR and a defibrillator helped save the life of a teenager during a basketball practice at St. Mother Teresa High School in Barrhaven.

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Government of Canada announces $20 million to help communities respond to increasing opioid-related overdoses

Projects will provide training and awareness on opioid overdose response to 2.4 million Canadians and enable the distribution of 58,000 naloxone kits.

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

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.

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Students Train for CPR & Use of Defibrillators

Students across Northumberland County are getting the training to save lives through the use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

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Students empowered through CPR training

Students at St. Peter Secondary School in Peterborough learn to perform life-saving skills with automated external defibrillators.

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These life-saving devices are now available in every high school in Quebec

Following years of fundraising and campaigning, automated defibrillators are now available in every public high school in the province.

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CPR month sees over 40 students and residents empowered with lifesaving skills

CPR month sees over 40 students and residents empowered with lifesaving skills.

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Mississauga of the Credit First Nation students, community members learn CPR

28 students in grades 6, 7 and 8 at Lloyd S. King Elementary School and 13 community members of Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation were recently given training in CPR and using an automated external defibrillator (AED).

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Ontario students empowered with lifesaving CPR skills

The initiative saw Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from Lloyd S. King Elementary School — located in Mississauga Credit First Nation — empowered with skills in CPR and AED defibrillator training.

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With school back in session, 26,000 more Toronto students to be empowered to save lives

26,000 more Toronto high school students will be trained this year in lifesaving skills by their teachers as part of their Grade 9 Physical Education and Health curriculum.

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