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PROJECT 40 AED - Abitibi-Témiscamingue

In November 2018, Dessercom announced a major investment of $140,000 in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region to install more than 40 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in busy public places frequented by people at greater risk of suffering heart disease. This amount was also used for training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and for the use of these AEDs for people who will have to use these devices.


In Canada, between 35,000 and 45,000 people die each year from sudden cardiac arrest. An AED is a device used to identify the rhythm of the heart and deliver an electrical shock to correct abnormal electrical activity in the heart. The AED provides a convenient and effective way to achieve rapid defibrillation outside of the hospital setting. For every minute of waiting before defibrillation, the survival rate during cardiac arrest decreases by 7% to 10%. After more than 12 minutes of ventricular fibrillation, the survival rate in adults is below 5%. The Heart and Stroke Foundation recommends that they have widespread access to automated external defibrillators, especially in locations at high risk for sudden cardiac arrest incidents. That they receive training and are encouraged to use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the AED when the situation arises.













Donation directory:


  • Golf le l’Oiselet – 1120 route QC-109, Amos, J9T 3A2
  • Club de Curling – 180 10e avenue est, Amos, J9T 1H9
  • Gym Intense-cité – 162 boulevard Mercier, Amos, J9T 2P3
  • IGA extra Coop – 162 boulevard Mercier, Amos, J9T 3H1
  • Shell – 321 6e rue Ouest, Amos, J9T 2T5
  • McDonald – 12 1e avenue Est, Amos, J9T 1H3
  • Hôtel Amosphère – 1031 route 111 Est, Amos, J9T 1N2
  • Hôtel des Eskers – 201 rue Authier, Amos, J9T 1W1
  • Refuge Pageau – 4241 chemin Croteau, amos, J9T 3A1
  • Cathédrale Sainte-Thérèse-d’Avila  – 11 boulevard Mgr Dudemaine, Amos, J9T 1S3
  • Église Christ Roi – 721 2e avenue Ouest, Amos, J9T 1S9
  • Maxi – 472 4e rue Est, Amos, J9T 1Y4



  • Paroisse Sainte-Trinité – 85 avenue Mercier, Rouyn-Noranda, J9X 4X3
  • Église Blessed Sacrament Parish – 12 10e rue, Rouyn-Noranda, J9X 1W8
  • Maison soins palliatifs l’Envol – 1405 rue Perreault Est, Rouyn-Noranda, J9X 5h5
  • Centre commercial Place Rouanda – 4 15e rue, Rouyn-Noranda, J9X 2J8
  • Club de Golf Noranda – 1 chemin du Golf, Rouyn-Noranda, J9X 5B1
  • Golf Em-Bo – 321 boul. d’Alembert, Rouyn-Noranda, J9X 5A3
  • Routier 117 – Avenue Larivière, Rouyn-Noranda, J0Y 1C0


La Sarre

  • Paroisse de La Sarre – 230 rue principal, La Sarre, J9Z 1Y6
  • Club de Golf Beattie – 18 chemin du Golf, La Sarre, J9Z 2X5
  • Carrefour La Sarre – 255 3e rue Est, La Sarre, J9Z 3N7
  • Motel Villa Mon Repos – 32 route 111 Est, J9Z 1R7
  • Brasserie La Brute du coin – 635 rue 2 Est, La Sarre, J9Z 3M2
  • Golf Duparquet – 114 rue Principale, Duparquet, J0Z 1W0
  • Club de Curling La Sarre – 550 rue Principale, La Sarre, J9Z 2A1



  • Club de Golf Malartic – 301 rue de l’Harricana, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Maison de la Famille – 161 avenue d’Abitibi, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Place des Argousiers – 600 rue de l’Harricana, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Café Malartic Ludique – 742 rue Royale, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Restaurant Idéal – 823 rue Royale, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Ultramar – 1290 rue Royale, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Paroisse St-Martin-de-Tours – 581 rue Royale, Malartic, J0Y 1Z0
  • Meglab


  • Hôtel de ville – 500 Quevillon, Lebel-sur-Quévillon, J0Y 1X0
  • Club de Golf Quevillon – 1019 boulevard Quevillon, Lebel-sur-Quévillon. J0Y 1X0



  • Paroisse Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire – 18 rue Notre-Dame Nord, Ville-Marie, J9V 1W7
  • Club de Golf Ville-Marie – 1016 chemin du Golf, Duhamel-Ouest, J9V 1M6
  • Théâtre du Rift – 32 rue Sainte Anne, Ville-Marie, J9V 2B7
  • Centre de Loisirs Nédelec – 10 rue Principale, Nédelec, J0Z 2Z0
  • Salle des 3 Générations – 1400 rue Principale, Fabre, J0Z 1Z0
  • Salle communautaire Fugèreville – 43 rue Principale, Fugèreville, J0Z 2A0


Autres dons

  • Aréna Matagami – 40 rue Cavelier, Matagami
  • Aréna Palmarolle – 6e avenue Ouest, Palmarolle, J0Z 3C0
  • Parc national d’Aiguebelle
  • Other donations to be expected…


    «Project AED» from Fondation Jacques-de-Champlain

The provincial register of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) developed in 2015 by the Jacques-de Champlain Foundation and its collaborators aims to list all AEDs found in public places in Quebec. Information regarding the location of the AED, how to contact the person in charge of the AED and the expiration dates of certain components such as batteries and electrodes are recorded and kept up to date in the register.

Click here for details!