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 Paramedics Services and Toronto Paramedic Association Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Toronto Paramedic Services and TPA donate $6000 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

On January 27, 2017, Toronto Paramedic Association and Toronto Paramedic Services members delivered a $6,000.00 cheque to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF). “We are so proud of the results of our ‘Pink Epaulette’ campaign this year. During October our members wore pink epaulettes and made a cash donation to raise awareness and funds for the breast cancer cause during … Read More

Hurricane Hazel, October 16, 1954

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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

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 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

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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

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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