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June 22nd, 2016
June 22nd, 2016

Sunshine Coast Community Volunteers

Get out, help out and enjoy being part of our local events this summer
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March 21st, 2016
March 21st, 2016

Certified First Aid attendants and instructors

Certified First Aid attendants and instructors opportunities

BC First Aid has work opportunities for Canadian Red Cross certified 'First aid instructors' on the Sunshine Coast - starting April 3  

kellei@bcfirstaid.ca
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August 20th, 2015
August 20th, 2015

Synchronicity Festival 2015

First Aid positions available, [u]voluntary and paid[/u] (honorarium) positions August 22/23 Sat and Sun
Please contact Kellei at:

 info@bcfirstaid.ca
  604-885-5867
1877-886-5867
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September 3rd, 2014
September 3rd, 2014

Schools Still Out - Become a Babysitter

Babysitting Course

http://www.bcfirstaid.ca/registration/type/18/Babysitter-First-Aid/

As summer has been extended here on The Sunshine Coast, we are offering day classes for students who are interested in becoming Babysitters.

Next class:  Wednesday September 10th 2014,  9-4
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April 2nd, 2014
April 2nd, 2014

Another Year at the Fools Run

BC First Aid volunteering at the 2014 BMO April Fools Run

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BC First Aid is looking forward to seeing all the energetic runners, walkers, and rollers out for the 2014 April Fools Run. We'll be on the course again, looking out for the runners as usual. We have already seen a lot of people training for the run all across the coast and expect this to be another good ans safe run. For those not "in-the-know" the April Fools Run is a half marathon in it's 37th year on the Sunshine Coast of BC. It runs from Gibsons to Sechelt and is part of the Lower...
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September 26th, 2013
September 26th, 2013

Wilderness First Aid

Basic and Advanced Courses starting October 7th

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Wilderness First Aid
Join us for a comprehensive first aid and CPR course for those who need to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as guides or supervisors for groups of people. Ideally situated, backing up to Kinnikinnick Park this is a wilderness course unlike any other.
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September 24th, 2013
September 24th, 2013

Marine Advanced First Aid

Space Available Stating September 30th

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Marine Advanced First Aid
BC First Aid is one of a handful of providers that offer this comprehensive Transport Canada certified First Aid & CPR course with scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry for individuals who require certification. Space is still available in Sechelt for both the Basic and Advanced certification courses starting September 30th.
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June 19th, 2012
June 19th, 2012

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

with optional Advanced Upgrade

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BC First Aid is pleased to announce a Wilderness and Remote First Aid course with optional Advanced upgrade. This course takes full advantage of BC First Aid´s training center which backs onto the over 60 hectares of forest in Kinnikinnick park. The two courses run back to back starting Friday Night June 22nd, and then June 23 and 24th during the day. The Advanced upgrade continues through June 25th (day and night) & 26th.
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April 13th, 2012
April 13th, 2012

CPR at the 2012 April Fools Run

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In position before the start
This year on April 1st I was in the right place at the right time to help someone. In this particular case many people that know me and/or BC First Aid will have already heard about the incident as it was reported in the news paper. Unfortunately the article got several points wrong and most notably failed to mention someone (two people actually) who played a key role in what transpired.
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March 17th, 2012
March 17th, 2012

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Special 2 for 1 Offer one time only for this first course on the Sunshine Coast

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BC First Aid is pleased to announce our first Wilderness and Remote First Aid course right here on the Sunshine Coast of BC. This course takes full advantage of BC First Aid´s training center which backs onto the over 60 hectares of forest in Kinnikinnick park. To celebrate this new course offering we are offering a one time 2 for 1 course April 6,7,8 - 2012
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May 8th, 2011

Dispelling First Aid Rumors

Everyone knows that rumors can be misleading or even wildly inaccurate. Having recently heard one about First Aid Instruction in British Columbia it seemed like a good idea to provide some facts and hopefully stop this rumor in it´s tracks.
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February 22nd, 2011
February 22nd, 2011

Choosing the right First Aid course

With the number of different courses, certifications, and options available, sometimes knowing which first aid course to take can be confusing. We are frequently asked ´Which course should I take´ so we have created a page to address this question...
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February 26th, 2010
February 26th, 2010

No Contracts Required

No need to lock into a contract just to get a good group rate

In the last week we have had several inquiries about our group discounts, specifically if there was a contract required in order to get the group rate. This seemed like a good time, therefore to address the issue in a proactive way.
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January 20th, 2010
January 20th, 2010

2010 Prices and New Discounts

Making it even easier to afford the training you need

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Announcing our new prices and a series of discounts for 2010. While our new purpose-built energy efficient training facility is not quite done yet, we are ready to announce our new pricing for 2010; including group and family discounts, re-certification discounts and a Sunshine Coast Price-Match offer.
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January 5th, 2010
January 5th, 2010

OFA New Certification Durations In Effect

WorkSafe BC December Bulletin details the OFA certification increase to 3 years

In the, just issued, December 2009 bulletin from WorkSafe BC they have confirmed: "The change in duration from 2 to 3 years for all OFA and equivalent course certification and the removal of the automatic requirement for medicals" effective January 1st...
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December 29th, 2009
December 29th, 2009

OFA Certifications Extended

WorkSafe BC to increase OFA certifications to 3 years

In the November 2009 bulletin from WorkSafe BC they have advised: "The change in duration from 2 to 3 years for all OFA and equivalent course certification and the removal of the automatic requirement for medicals has been approved." Other key changes to the curriculum for OFA courses are also identified in this notice...
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September 1st, 2009
September 1st, 2009

PCOC - September 15th Deadline

Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) before the deadline!

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Get your PCOC by September 15th 2009
Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) - September 15th Deadline
All operators of pleasure craft, must have the card by September 15th.

One of these upcoming sessions could be your last chance to get the certification before the deadline.
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May 11th, 2009
May 11th, 2009

H1N1 Information from the Canadian Red Cross

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As a Canadian Red Cross (CRC) Authorized Provider, BC First Aid sometimes receives information to share with others. The CRC is frequently involved in world health issues including assisting with the current global H1N1 influenza situation. The following information has been provided to assist everyone.
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April 1st, 2009
April 1st, 2009

BC First Aid - Volunteering at 2009 April Fools Run

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Supporting community events and helping to keep them safe is part of what BC First Aid is all about. For second year running BC First volunteered to provide on-site first aid services to help ensure all the runners we safe throughout the 2009 April Fools Run BC.
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February 1st, 2009
February 1st, 2009

BC First Aid - Finalist in Business Awards

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BC First Aid Finalist for the Peter Thomson Rising Star Award
BC First Aid has been named a finalist in the 2009 Business Awards of Distinction through the Sunshine Coast Business Retention & Expansion Society. Initially nominated in 2 categories, but as a new business, only eligible for the Peter Thomson Rising Star Award...
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January 25th, 2009
January 25th, 2009

Web Site Update

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BC First Aid
It was time for an update to our web site, rolling in some new features and enhancing the ability for our friends and customers to access the information they need quickly and easily.
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August 13th, 2008
August 13th, 2008

First Aid Kits Have Arrived

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BC First Aid Kits - Now Available
Our new series of First Aid Kits have arrived and are now available. These are available in a BC Regulation (Level 1) Kit and a Family Kit. Both in a compact high visibility zipper case. We also have key-chain CPR kits available.
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June 1st, 2008
June 1st, 2008

Volunteering at the 2008 Sunshine Coast Rat Race

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Kellei Baker dealing with one of many minor cuts
On the May 31st weekend BC First Aid provided First Aid services for the 2008 Sunshine Coast Rat Race. This large mountain biking cross country and down hill event turned into a very busy weekend for the attendants...
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April 1st, 2008
April 1st, 2008

BC First Aid - Volunteering at 2008 April Fools Run

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Kellei Baker in front of the BC First Aid truck
Supporting community events and helping to keep them safe is part of what BC First Aid is all about. For the 2008 April Fools Run BC First Aid volunteered to provide on-site first aid services to help ensure all the runners we safe throughout the race.
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November 22nd, 2007
November 22nd, 2007

Power Lines and People

Hydro Lines down

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While in meeting room up stairs, a truck clipped the hydro lines that crosses the road, beside the building that we were in. We all heard a thud, twice, then our power went out. I stood up, every one followed and looked out the window to determine what happened.
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