City of Greater Sudbury and Heart and Stroke Foundation Offer Free Hands-Only CPR Training 

Jan 26, 2018

In an effort to improve survival rates for cardiac arrest victims, the City of Greater Sudbury is teaming up with the Heart and Stroke Foundation to offer free Hands Only CPR sessions to residents. Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breath and involves providing high quality chest compressions. 

To register for a free two-hour session, call the Sudbury Heart and Stroke Foundation at 705-673-2228 or email

The sessions will take place as follows:


  • Monday, February  5 at 6 p.m.
    McLeod Public School
    23 Walford Rd., Sudbury 
  • Tuesday, February 20 at 6 p.m. 
    Sudbury Secondary School
    154 College St., Sudbury
  • Friday, February 23 at 6 p.m. 
    Lasalle Secondary School
    1545 Kennedy St., Sudbury
  • Saturday, February 24 at 1 p.m. 
    Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre
    4040 Elmview Dr., Hanmer
  • Sunday, February 25 at 1 p.m. 
    Kinsmen Hall
    15 Kin Dr., Lively
  • Wednesday, February 28 at 6 p.m. (French) 
    Lionel E. Lalonde Centre
    239 Montée Principale, Azilda

March :

  • Monday March 5 at 6 p.m. 
    Dowling Community Centre
    79 Main St. West, Dowling
  • Tuesday, March 6 at 6 p.m.  
    Garson Community Centre
    100 Church St., Garson
  • Saturday, March 10 at 1 p.m.
    Lionel E. Lalonde Centre
    239 Montée Principale, Azilda
  • Sunday, March 11 at 1 p.m.
    Chelmsford Community Centre
    215 Edward Ave., Chelmsford
  • Monday, March 26 at 6 p.m.
    Churchill Public School
    1722 Fielding St., Sudbury
  • Wednesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. (French) 
    Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre 
    4040 Elmview Dr., Hanmer

Facts from the Heart and Stroke Foundation: 

  • Eight in 10 sudden cardiac arrest incidents occur in public places.
  • The majority of people witnessing cardiac arrest do not perform CPR.
  • Knowing how to respond to a cardiac arrest can increase the odds of a person’s survival and recovery by 30 per cent or more.