Communicator of the Year Awards

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Sandra Humenik, Emergency medical dispatcher of the year

Emergency medical dispatcher of the year Sandra Humenik This year, Monday, April 13, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015 is proclaimed by the City of Toronto as 9-1-1 Telecommunicator’s Week. Every year, the second week of April is dedicated to 9-1-1 Telecommunicators, the first of the first responders in an emergency. The week is dedicated to honour and show appreciation … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services Recognizes Residents and Others for Helping Save Lives

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2015 Award Winners

On Thursday April 2, at Toronto Emergency Services Headquarters, Chief Paul Raftis hosted the division’s annual awards ceremony. Among the more than 50 people recognized for their roles in helping paramedics save lives in Toronto over the past year were 32 residents and several employees of the Toronto Police Service, the City’s Corporate Security and the Toronto Transit Commission. “I … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Services Earns Re-accreditation as an Emergency Medical Dispatch Centre of Excellence

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Chief Paul Raftis; Jerry Overton, Chair of the Board of Accreditation of the Academies of Emergency Dispatch; Deputy Chief of Communications Gord McEachen

Chief Paul Raftis; Jerry Overton, Chair of the Board of Accreditation of the Academies of Emergency Dispatch; Deputy Chief of Communications Gord McEachen   On April 2, Toronto Paramedic Services Chief Paul Raftis accepted a recognition plaque from Jerry Overton, Chair of the Board of Accreditation of the Academies of Emergency Dispatch. The plaque marks the third time since 2008 … Read More