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High school CPR trained students saving lives across Canada

In celebration of Heart Month, the ACT Foundation recognized students and teachers who have learned lifesaving knowledge and skills through the ACT High School CPR and AED Program.

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Quebec high school student saved by teens with opioid overdose response training they learned at school

When a Quebec high school student experienced an opioid overdose at a party, her Collège Mont-Sacré-Coeur classmates Samuel Vincent and Thomas Roberge jumped into action with the opioid overdose response training they learned at school.

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Launch of Opioid Overdose Response Training in Thunder Bay high schools

The ACT Foundation and its partners celebrated Heart Month and the launch of Opioid Overdose Response Training in all Thunder Bay high schools as part of the ACT High School CPR and AED Program.

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3 million Ontario students trained to save lives

The ACT Foundation and its partners celebrated CPR Month and the incredible milestone of three million students trained in CPR and how to use an AED to date in Ontario.

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Thunder Bay teen honoured for saving father’s life

Madeleine Caza, Grade 11 student at St. Patrick High School, Thunder Bay, ON, was presented with the ACT Rescuer Award for using the knowledge and skills learned through the ACT High School CPR and AED Program to help save her father's life.

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Sudbury teens honoured for saving woman’s life

Tyler Brouillette and Levi Owl, 18-year-old best friends, used the CPR skills they learned in high school when they came upon a woman in cardiac arrest.

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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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