Toronto Maple Leafs Helping Toronto Paramedics Deliver Life-saving Message During Heart Month

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Toronto Maple Leafs hockey players are lending their support to Toronto Paramedic Services this month to jointly promote public awareness of the importance of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in response to heart-related emergencies. The campaign’s video message was launched on the Air Canada Centre video board as part of First Responders Night during … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services Week Proclamation

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Mayor Tory Proclamation

Toronto Paramedic Services Week May 22 – 28, 2016 WHEREAS Toronto’s Paramedic Services provide life-saving public service to City residents and visitors 24 hours a day and seven days a week. It is important to raise the public’s awareness of the enormous contribution Toronto Paramedic Services’ staff, including paramedics, emergency medical dispatchers and operations support persons provide in a caring … Read More

Awards to be presented to telecommunicators as key players in Toronto’s emergency services


Jeff Murphy

As part of 911 Telecommunicators Week, Toronto’s police, fire and paramedic services will recognize the lifesaving services provided by their telecommunicators as “the first of the first responders.” Date: Wednesday, April 13 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Toronto Fire/Paramedic Services headquarters, 4330 Dufferin St. Parking is available in the church parking lot at the end of Lodestar Avenue. There is no … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services hosts citizenship ceremony


citizenship (passport with flag)

Media Advisory April 11, 2016 Join Toronto Paramedic Services Chief Paul Raftis and Judge Lilian Klein as they confer Canadian citizenship on 50 residents of Toronto. Media are invited to photograph the event and also learn about the 911 in any language service provided to the public by the City of Toronto and Toronto Paramedic Services. Date: Tuesday, April 12 … Read More

Toronto Paramedics Teach Students CPR During Heart Month

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cps lessons school gym

Toronto Paramedic Services’ Safe City instructors taught 57 Grade 6 students at Palmerston Avenue Junior Public School cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) as part of community outreach during Heart Month in February. Students practised hands-only CPR and the use of AEDs using mannequins, with the support of Toronto Paramedic Services instructors. Toronto Paramedic Services’ … Read More

Donate Blood this December

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Wrap-it-up-red graphic

This December, you have the power to “Wrap It Up Red” and Give Life Toronto Paramedic Services and Toronto Fire Services Blood Donor Clinic 4330 Dufferin Street Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm To a hospital patient and their family, there is no better gift. Give a gift that can’t be bought. Give Life.  This December, more than … Read More

Viral Rap Video from Toronto Paramedic Services

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King Rahim rapper paramedic

To show support for on the job health and safety, the employees of Toronto Paramedic Services have recorded and shot a rap video called “Thinkin’ ‘Bout Me”, showcasing the hip-hop talents of Toronto Paramedic Ammad “King” Rahim. Give it a click and join the thousands of others who have made this a success already, and think about your health and … Read More