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The wildfire baby<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/baby%20ava%203%20crop.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The wildfire babyIn the midst of all the news of loss and destruction from BC’s wildfires there is one heart-warming story of life.
Health employers honour Critical Incident Stress program<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/CISM%20-%20HEABC%20award%20photo%20crop.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Health employers honour Critical Incident Stress programThe BCEHS program launched two years ago to help front line staff deal with on-the-job stress following critial incidents has received provincial recognition.
Paramedic saves an eagle<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Eagle_2%20crop.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic saves an eagleEarlier this month Sechelt primary care paramedic Martin Nichols and his partner Lois Gory cared for their most unexpected patient: an injured bald eagle.
BCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST - about stroke<img alt="Paramedic stands next to ambulance with ACT FAST stroke awareness decal" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ACTFAST%2016x9.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCEHS tells BC residents to think FAST - about strokeTransporting a patient to hospital isn’t the only way for an ambulance to help save a life.
BC Paramedic Ride surpasses all expectations<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Paramedic%20Ride%202017-1574%20crop.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Paramedic Ride surpasses all expectationsThe inaugural BC Paramedic Ride was a resounding success, raising well over $5,000 for the Canadian Paramedic Memorial Foundation.
Cycling for a cause close to home<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/RyanHendren-pg%20composite.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Cycling for a cause close to homeIt’s easy to find a reason to support the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock, a 1,100 km bike ride that traverses Vancouver Island that raises funds to help kids with cancer.
Paramedic from Golden wins international scholarship<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ShaunaSpeers%20crop.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Paramedic from Golden wins international scholarshipShauna Speers is the first Canadian recipient of the Zoll EMT scholarship, a $2,500 bursary that will help pay for her advanced care paramedic (ACP) schooling at the Justice Institute of BC.
Life-saving technique helps high school teacher respond to child in distress<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/TTW1%20crop.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Life-saving technique helps high school teacher respond to child in distressQueen Charlotte City unit chief Faye Beaulieu is beaming with satisfaction after learning that a life-saving training course she led has delivered big time.
Emergency care at an East Vancouver skate park<img alt="east van skate park thank you" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/EastVanaaattttt.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Emergency care at an East Vancouver skate parkOn September 20, 2016, Vancouver photographer Kitt Woodland suffered a bi-condylar tibial plateau fracture – a small break to her lower leg just below her knee. She was skateboarding at Hastings Skate Park, despite being a bit out of practice.
Fifty years on the frontlines<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_0018.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Fifty years on the frontlinesBC’s longest serving paramedic, Greenwood Unit Chief Ken Riddle, celebrated 50 years of dedicated service earlier this month, and he has no plans for retiring any time soon.


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