Canada: Woman dies waiting for ambulance

Mayor blames provincial government for not providing adequate ambulance service to rural areas


The Canadian Press

HUDSON'S HOPE, British Columbia —The B.C. Ambulance Service says a woman who died in a rural area while waiting for an ambulance passed away despite the efforts of a local part-time paramedic who was on the scene in less than a half hour.

The incident happened June 8 in the tiny community of Hudson's Hope, nearly 400 kilometres north of Prince George.

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