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Paramedic calls for more defibrillators after 2 hockey players’ lives saved

Pete Wightman and his middle-aged buddies used to joke about the defibrillator at Carleton University’s Ice House, where they play hockey every week.

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Should First Nations ‘social emergencies’ receive the same response as natural disasters?

A rash of suicides; a car crash that claims multiple members of the same family; the arrival of a new, highly addictive drug — First Nations in northern Ontario say these kinds of social emergencies require the same approach as forest fires or floods.

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