Photo Gallery

EMS Demo Group
EMS Demo Group – l to r
John Bates, Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation
Justin Gervais, Cowan Insurance
Mayor Vic Fedeli
Jean Guy Belzile, District EMS Manager
Marc Picard, Chairman Lifeline PAD Program
Peter Chirico, Deputy Mayor
Jim Stewart, North Bay EMS Manager


Advanced Care Paramedic Dan Raymond demonstrates the use of a Public Access Defibrillator as Mayor Vic Fedeli and group look on.


Advanced Care Paramedic Dan Raymond demonstrates the use of a Public Access Defibrillator as Mayor Vic Fedeli and District EMS Manager Jean Guy Belzile look on.


Lifeline Champion Peter Chrico speaks at the presentation of the 40th Public Access defibrillator of the Lifeline Program, installed at the Jack Garland Airport in North Bay.

Big Bike Ride
Lifeline supporters participate in the Big Bike for Stroke ride ion North Bay, raising in excess of $2000.00 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario fund raising event on July 5 and 6, 2007.


l to r Jim Stewart, EMS Manager, Rocco Rossi, the CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and Marc Picard, Chairman Lifeline PAD Program at the Gateway of the North during Rocco’s Ride Young – Stay Young.
Visit www.heartandstroke.on.ca for further information on Rocco’s Ride Young – Stay Young


Bay Today.ca reporter Kate Adams interviews rescuers Tim Morris at the Lifeline Press conference.


Bay Today.ca reporter Kate Adams photographs Rescuers Tim Morris (left) and Gilles Villeneuve in front of the Lifeline Public Access Defibrillators at Pete Pelangio Arena in North Bay for her article.


Rescuers Tim Morris (left) and Gilles Villeneuve in front of the Lifeline Public Access Defibrillators at Pete Pelangio Arena in North Bay during the press conference.


Medical Director Dr. Dave Henstridge addresses the media.


Lifeline Chairman Marc Picard and Jean Guy Belzile address the media at the Lifeline Press Conference introducing two of the rescuers from recent events at Pete Pelangio Arena in North Bay and Sturgeon Falls Recreation Centre.


North Bay Nugget reporter Gord Young interviews Gilles Villeneuve at the Lifeline Press Conference.



Ski Patrol Staff at Laurentian Ski Hill are presented with their life saving PAD.


Royal Canadian Legion Branch 23 North Bay members present a donation to the Lifeline Project on behalf of the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command.


l to r – Ralph Closs, Ken Coughlin and Brandon Moffat of Tim Horton’s, North Bay present Jean Guy Belzile, Jim Stewart, Marc Picard and Peter Chirico of Lifeline with a donation cheque for the Lifeline PAD at Pete Pelangio Arena. The proceeds were raised during the Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign in North Bay.


Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign.


Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign Poster.


Kinsmen Club of North Bay President Mike Croghan presents the PAD to YMCA CEO Kim Kanmacher while Jean Guy Belzile and Jim Stewart (right) and Peter Chirico (left) look on.


l to r – Andrea Weir, Greg Hays, Tanya Briscoe, Connie Robson, Jean Guy Belzile, Carlos Carvalho, Dr Dave Henstridge, and Jim Stewart pose in front of the Lifeline PAD at Memorial Gardens in North Bay. CTS Canadian Career College donated $8000.00 to install a Lifeline PAD.


The North Bay Skyhawks hosted the presentation of the first PAD, installed at Memorial Gardens, prior to their game against Abitibi on Sunday, February 27, 2005. Members of EMS were on hand as Carlos Carvalho presented a cheque for $8,000.00 to Jim Stewart of the NBPPA from CTS Canadian Career College.


An early Mock Up of the Lifeline PAD case.


Paramedics Kristin Furino and Greg Hays demonstrate the use of a Lifeline PAD as North Bay Ambulance Manager Jim Stewart looks on.


An early Mock Up of the Lifeline PAD case and the Lifeline logo designed by Benjamin James Marketing.


The Lifeline PAD installed at Memorial Gardens in North Bay.


Peter Chirico speaks as the North Bay Trappers hosted the presentation of the PAD at West Ferris Arena on Saturday, March 5, 2005, prior to their playoff game against Kirkland Lake.


Marc Picard accepted a cheque for $8,000.00 from Sue Turcotte, Kim Kivimaki and Lynne Carne of the West Ferris Ladies Recreation.


Carole Gravele and Jim Stewart presented the PAD to Judy Koziol and Jean Guy Belzile, who accepted on behalf of the City of North Bay.


Scott Clarke from Benjamin James Marketing displays the early Mock Up of the Lifeline PAD case and the Lifeline logo.


NBPPA members participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike for Stroke. The Heart and Stroke Foundation is a proud supporter of the Lifeline project. This bicycle built for 30 is traveling across Canada from April to September. We will be visiting more than 200 communities across 7 provinces and over 54,000 riders will share in the amazing Big Bike experience.


District EMS Manager Jean-Guy Belzile got a “refreshing” ice water shower following the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike for Stroke event.