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

Paramedic Deb

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Paramedic Deb

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Here is my story. I have wanted to be a paramedic since the days of “Johnny and Roy” on TV’s Emergency. I am proud to say that I have been doing this work for 28 years and have been able to provide paramedic service in a number of ways throughout my career. … Read More

Fleet Mechanic Ross

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Fleet Mechanic Ross

paramedic services week profiles Click for yesterday’s profile Hi my name is Ross. I have been working with the Toronto Paramedic Services as a mechanic for a few years now, and I have worked in other mechanic shops in the past. I have to say that working with Toronto Paramedic Services gives me such pride in what I do. Although … Read More

Paramedic Dara

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Paramedic Dara

paramedic services week profiles Hello, I’m Dara. I’m a primary care paramedic for Toronto Paramedic Services. I respond to 911 calls, and provide hands on care for the sick or injured in emergency situations. I examine and evaluate patients who are experiencing medical or traumatic emergencies in out-of-hospital settings, and treat them with equipment and medication following medical directives outlined … 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

Happy Mothers Day from Toronto Paramedic Services

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We at Toronto Paramedic Services would like to wish a Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there, to our own moms, and particularly to all the women who work here who are mothers themselves. We recognize that being a parent is a full time job all by itself, and we appreciate the sacrifices that you make!

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