Hurricane Hazel, October 16, 1954


Hurricane Hazel Flood image

In 1850 the Town of Weston was located on the west bank of the Humber River near the present Weston Golf and Country Club. During this year a storm caused serious flooding of Weston, almost wiping it out. As result of this flood, the town was rebuilt on the higher east side of the Humber River where it remains today. … Read More

Understanding our new visual identity

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Toronto Paramedic Services Logo History

If you’ve lived in Toronto a long time, you might remember a few incarnations of the ambulance service, from Metropolitan Toronto Ambulance, to Toronto Ambulance, to Toronto Emergency Medical Services, and now to Toronto Paramedic Services. And with each new change in our name, we have had new visual identities. While our distinctive white and blue ambulances will remain largely … Read More

30 Years of Advanced Life Support

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2014 marks the 30 year anniversary of ALS or Advanced Life Support paramedicine at Toronto EMS. Join us as we celebrate this milestone throughout the year. Check this page from time to time as we update it with materials we've collected over the last 30 years. (Please click the images below to expand them.)