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City of Vancouver supports our mission to place more AEDs across Vancouver

The city of Vancouver has recently approved a motion that supports St. John Ambulance’s mission to place 1000 publicly accessible AED stands through their Start Me Up BC program.

St. John Ambulance's new tool to combat sudden cardiac arrest
Through the Start Me Up BC campaign, St. John Ambulance plans to increase accessibility to AEDs through this one-of-a-kind community defibrillator stand.
What are we missing to save a life from sudden cardiac arrest?
Nearly 40,000 Canadians die from sudden cardiac arrest each year. The one thing that can increase the chance of survival is usually locked in a cabinet.