ACT Foundation of Canada

ACT Foundation of Canada

March 11, 2010 12:04 ET

Media Advisory/ACT Foundation: Mass CPR Training for Aboriginal Youth Leaders

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2010) -

DATE: Friday March 12th, 2010
TIME: Training from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  Media are invited from 12 – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Gathering Our Voices: 2010 Provincial Aboriginal Youth Conference
  Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Regency Room D
  655 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC
  V6C 2R7
WHAT: About 100 Aboriginal youth leaders will be empowered to save lives with lifesaving CPR training led by the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation. The youth will also receive an important introduction to the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).
WHO: - About 100 Aboriginal youth leaders
  - Honourable Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of Education and Minister responsible for Early Learning and Literacy (12 p.m.)
  - Dr. Karen Wanger, Regional Medical Director, Lower Mainland BC Ambulance Service (BCAS)
  - Sandra Clarke, Executive Director, ACT Foundation
  - Paul Lacerte, Executive Director – BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC)
  - Shelley Parker, Medtronic Foundation


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