Toronto Paramedic Services Opens Toronto’s First Multi-Function Paramedic Station

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New Ambulance Station at 1300 Wilson Ave. showing parking lot with fleet and bays

This afternoon, Councillor Maria Augimeri (Ward 9 York Centre) and Toronto Paramedic Services Acting Chief Gord McEachen hosted a community open house and official opening of Toronto’s first multi-function ambulance station. This new station is designed to accommodate up to 25 ambulances and their respective paramedic crews as well as other support services. It is the largest ambulance station ever … Read More

Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

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Cherie and Nick

Toronto Paramedic Services plays an important role in the care and treatment of stroke patients. As soon as you suspect you are experiencing (or observe someone you are with experiencing) the signs and symptoms of stroke, immediately call 911 for the paramedics. Toronto Paramedic Services’ emergency medical dispatchers and paramedics are trained to identify the signs and symptoms of stroke … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services Hosts Citizenship Ceremony During Annual Paramedic Services Week

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New Citizens June 2017

Toronto Paramedic Services Chief Gord McEachen and Citizenship Judge Albert Wong hosted a citizenship ceremony in Toronto this morning, with Judge Wong conferring citizenship on 30 new Canadians as their families and friends observed. “Canadian citizenship is a privilege and honour,” said Judge Wong. “These new citizens are now vested with all the rights of Canadians.” “On behalf of the … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services featured on CTV’s Knight in the Morning

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Thanks to CTV’s “Knight in the Morning” for helping to show viewers a look behind the scenes at Toronto Paramedic Services Special Teams. The Services’ Special Teams include; TTC, Emergency Response Unit (ESU), vintage fleet, Emergency Support Units (ESU, bus and supply truck), Critical Care Trauma Unit (CCTU), Tactical, Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive (CBRNE), Marine and Bike Units. Anwar Knight … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services Schedule of Events for Paramedic Services Week, 28 May – 3 June 2017

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Paramedic Services Week 2017 Collage

Friday, May 26, 2017 Mayor John Tory proclaims Paramedic Services Week in Toronto. Sunday, May 28, 2017 Every day we will feature a story about one of our staff members. Today’s profile is of Primary Care Paramedic Dara and her work as a frontline paramedic. Click here to learn more about Toronto paramedics. Monday, May 29, 2017 Every day we … Read More

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Thanks Paramedics for Saving His Life

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Robert Cummings with the paramedics who saved his life

Robert Cummings today met the six paramedics who helped resuscitate him after he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in August. The reunion took place at 43 Station, 126 Pape Ave., at the station’s official reopening after a significant refurbishment. “Our city’s first responders are true civic heroes, and I am proud to be here today with our community’s paramedics at … Read More

Toronto Paramedics Raise Awareness of Importance of Bystander Role in Performing Emergency CPR

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CPR Lesson at City Hall

Paramedics and members of the Toronto Paramedic Services’ Safe City team demonstrated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to members of the public and City staff members today at Toronto City Hall. The event was part of Toronto Paramedic Services’ 2016 Heart Month activities. “Toronto Paramedic Services’ Safe City Program places public access defibrillators … Read More