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AED Program

Upcoming Annual AED Servicing Date:
September 13th

Location: Portable off the lower parking lot of Lady Minto Hospital, beside the annex.

Drop-off: 9AM-10AM

Pickup: 12M-2PM

Please register by contacting Mediquest Technologies Inc. +1 866-831-3227 or and letting us know that you will be bringing your AED. Please remember to write your name on the back of the unit and to bring a Visa or Mastercard for payment.

Maintenance involves testing, updating the software and replacing expired components.

Connecting Islanders with AED Maintenance and Training

AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators) are lifesaving devices that can deliver an electric charge in order to help the heart re-establish an effective rhythm, increasing the survival rate of cardiac arrests by up to 70%.

In partnership with Salt Spring Fire/Rescue, Lady Minto Hospital Foundation has worked since 2012 to facilitate the installation and maintenance of AEDs on Salt Spring, with over 40 AEDs installed across the island to date.

Help save a life. Take an AED training and familiarize yourself with all AED locations so that you can retrieve a unit quickly when needed.

AED locations on Salt Spring Island

Rainbow Road Indoor Pool

Address: 262 Rainbow RD

Phone: 250-538-4310

SSI Golf Club

Address: 805 Lower Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-2121

Royal Vancouver Yacht Club

Address: 241 Scott Point RD

Phone: 250-537-5033

Portlock Park CRD Office

Address: 145 Vesuvius Bay RD

Phone: 250-537-4448

SSI Health Centre

Address: 164 Kings Lane

Phone: 250-537-1828

All Saints by the Sea

Address: 110 Park DR

Phone: 250-537-2171

Farmers Institute

Address: 351 Rainbow RD

Phone: 250-537-4755

Pharmasave Downtown

Address: 104 Lower Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-5534

Country Grocer

Address: 374 Lower Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-4144

North End Fitness

Address: 102 McPhillips Ave

Phone: 250-537-5217


Address: 100 Jackson Ave

Phone: 250-537-2125

Salt Spring Air

Address: 3102 Grace Point Squ

Phone: 250-537-9880

Salt Spring Air

Address: 115 Fulford Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-9880

Royal Canadian Legion x 2

Address: 120 Blain RD

Phone: 250-537-5822

Maracaibo Estates

Address: 220 Maracaibo Lane

Phone: 250-537-2878

Hayden Dentistry

Address: 199 Saltspring Way

Phone: 250-537-1400

Seniors Services Society

Address: 379 Lower Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-4604

Brinkworth Estates

Address: 135 Brinkworthy RD

Phone: 250-537-4041

Salt Spring Dental

Address: 2201 Grace Point Squ

Phone: 250-537-1616

SSI Sailing Club

Address: 152 Douglas RD

Phone: 250-537-1533

Meadowbrook Seniors Residence

Address: 121 Atkins RD

Phone: 250-538-1995

Gulf Island Secondary School

Address: 232 Rainbow RD

Phone: 250-537-5723

Salt Spring Public Library

Address: 129 McPhillips Ave

Phone: 250-537-4666

SSI Tennis Centre

Address: 805 Lower Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-2199

Country Grocer

Address: 374 Lower Ganges RD

Phone: 250-537-4144

Fulford Hall

Address: 2591 Fulford Ganges RD

Phone: 250-653-9579

Our Lady of Grace

Address: 135 Drake RD

Phone: 250-931-0074

Beaver Point Hall

Address: 1361 Beaver Point RD

Phone: 250-354-4255

Wellness Centre

Address: 120 Hereford Ave

Phone: 250-900-1125

United Church

Address: 111 Hereford Ave

Phone: 250-537-5812

Rock Salt

Address: 2921 Fulford Ganges RD

Phone: 250-653-4210

Seaside Restaurant

Address: 795 Vesuvius Bay RD

Phone: 250-538-0350

Fernwood Elementary

Address: 150 Fernwood RD

Phone: 250-537-5723

SSI Middle School

Address: 120 Rainbow RD

Phone: 250-537-5723

SSI Elementary School

Address: 122 Rainbow RD

Phone: 250-537-5723

Thrifty Foods

Address: 114 Purvis Lane

Phone: 250-537-1522

Eagle Ridge Clinic

Address: 258 Eagle Ridge DR

Phone: 250-537-1915

Jana’s Bake Shop

Address: 315 Upper Ganges RD

Phone: 778-353-2253

Bulman RD

Address: 237 Bulman RD

Phone: 250-930-4984

Greenwoods Eldercare

Address: 133 Blain RD

Phone: 250-537-5561


Address: 137 Blain RD

Phone: 250-537-5520

Mid Island Co-op

Address: 135 Rainbow RD

Phone: 250-729-8400


Almost anyone can use an AED. Step-by-step automated voice instructions are built into the unit, and AEDs are designed to only deliver an electric charge to someone in cardiac arrest.

Still, training can be helpful, is widely available, and only takes about twenty minutes. Training can be arranged through CRD Salt Spring Island or Salt Spring Adventure Company.

The late Beth Weston was deeply involved in the AED program at Lady Minto Hospital and was for years our certified Red Cross Trainer. Beth felt passionately about the effectiveness of AEDs and was the driving force behind the Island’s AED program, which continues to save lives to this day.

Holding AED during presentation