Oct 5, 2015 | 3:30News Awarded for a Brave Rescue Video
News Awarded for a Brave Rescue Oct 5, 2015 | 3:30"It was like being punched in the gut," Tamara Loiselle tells CBC, as she recalls her dramatic and daring rescue of a Montreal couple caught in a rip tide while swimming in Cancun, Mexico on Dec. 29, 2014.
On Monday during a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton, she was given the Mountbatten Medal, which recognizes the most courageous rescue in the Commonwealth. The Royal Life Saving Society award was presented by Alberta Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell. CBC video producer Rick Bremness talks to Tamara after she receives the award.