July 19, 2010 - Saint John|
The provincial government is investing $100,000 in the Restart a Heart – Restart a Life campaign of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. Health Minister Mary Schryer made the announcement in Saint John. This commitment will buy at least 25 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and cover the cost of related training at New Brunswick public facilities and high schools during the next year.
From left: Saint John Mayor Ivan Court; Alan Doucet, a survivor resuscitated by an AED; Schryer; Dan Connolly, chief executive officer, New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation; and Shirley Neville, director of operations, New Brunswick Emergency Medical Services.