ACT Foundation of Canada

ACT Foundation of Canada

February 22, 2010 10:14 ET

Media Adivsory: High School Students Give MPPs a Lesson in Lifesaving

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2010) -

More than one million Ontario students have been trained in CPR through their high school education.

Now, with the continued support of the Government of Ontario, the ACT Foundation is enhancing the lifesaving ACT High School CPR Program in Ontario with

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training and AEDs for schools – a first in Canada!

WHERE: Queen's Park
Committee Room 2
First Floor – West Wing
WHEN: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 11:45 a.m. – formal address by Minister of Education, Leona Dombrowsky, and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Deb Matthews
 12 - 4 p.m. - Toronto high school students teaching Ontario MPPs how to save lives through CPR and AED training
WHAT: High school students demonstrate CPR skills and show many MPPs how to use an AED
WHO: Toronto high school students
Hon. Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education
Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
Many MPPs
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