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February 28, 2013
City staff reunites with community member whose life they saved
  
City of Toronto lifeguards from Gus Ryder Pool and Health Club and Toronto EMS paramedics will be reunited with a community member after heroically saving his life. The response involved the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) at the site.

Date: Friday, March 1
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Gus Ryder Pool and Health Club, 1 Faustina Dr.

Lifeguards and Toronto EMS paramedics responded to an emergency situation and rescued a man experiencing cardiac arrest during a lane swim.

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