An adult male was rushed to Foothills Hospital in Calgary in "life threatening condition" after an incident at the Ship and Anchor pub on Saturday evening, EMS has confirmed to CBC News.
A spokesperson for EMS said responders received a call at approximately 6 p.m. on Saturday for an adult male in medical distress.
In a statement sent to CBC News on Sunday, a spokesperson for the Ship and Anchor said that when the incident occurred, two individuals with medical experience quickly stepped in and performed CPR.
The paramedics arrived quickly, resuscitated the man and took him to the hospital, the statement reads.
The man is well-known and is a regular at the pub, the establishment said.
According to Ship and Anchor social media accounts, the pub was hosting an Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday.
EMS was unable to confirm whether the incident was connected to an eating competition that was being held at the pub.
The pub was closed for the remainder of the evening on Saturday and reopened on Sunday morning.
"The incident was traumatic to those that witnessed it — staff and customers," Ship and Anchor said in a statement posted to social media.
There is no update on the man's condition.