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

Toronto Paramedics Teach Students CPR During Heart Month

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cps lessons school gym

Toronto Paramedic Services’ Safe City instructors taught 57 Grade 6 students at Palmerston Avenue Junior Public School cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) as part of community outreach during Heart Month in February. Students practised hands-only CPR and the use of AEDs using mannequins, with the support of Toronto Paramedic Services instructors. Toronto Paramedic Services’ … Read More

Donate Blood this December

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Wrap-it-up-red graphic

This December, you have the power to “Wrap It Up Red” and Give Life Toronto Paramedic Services and Toronto Fire Services Blood Donor Clinic 4330 Dufferin Street Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm To a hospital patient and their family, there is no better gift. Give a gift that can’t be bought. Give Life.  This December, more than … Read More

Chief Paul Raftis Talks about Making the Right Call on Newstalk 1010

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1010 Raftis

Newstalk 1010’s Richie Favalaro recently interviewed Chief Paul Raftis of Toronto Paramedic Services. In their discussion, Richie asked Chief Raftis when is the right time to call 911 for the paramedics. The chief explained that Toronto Paramedics and emergency medical dispatchers are some of the best in the business. They are highly skilled and educated medical professionals. Residents should “Always … Read More

Viral Rap Video from Toronto Paramedic Services

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King Rahim rapper paramedic

To show support for on the job health and safety, the employees of Toronto Paramedic Services have recorded and shot a rap video called “Thinkin’ ‘Bout Me”, showcasing the hip-hop talents of Toronto Paramedic Ammad “King” Rahim. Give it a click and join the thousands of others who have made this a success already, and think about your health and … Read More

Fifty New Canadians Receive Their Citizenship at Toronto Paramedic Services Headquarters Today

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Citizenship Ceremony 2015

Citizenship Judge Ruth Klein granted Canadian citizenship to 50 new Canadians at a Citizenship and Immigration Canada ceremony this morning at Toronto Paramedic Services headquarters at 4330 Dufferin St. More than 100 guests in attendance saw the Toronto Paramedic Service Honour Guard escort Chief Paul Raftis, his senior team, and Judge Klein to the podium to begin the 45 minute … Read More

Chief Paul Raftis Talks about Making the Right Call on Newstalk 1010

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1010 Raftis

Newstalk 1010’s Teri Hart recently interviewed Chief Paul Raftis of Toronto Paramedic Services. In their discussion, Teri queried Chief Raftis about the people who make up Toronto Paramedic Services, the organization’s rich history and making the Right Call to receive the most appropriate medical assistance. Chief Raftis describes the men and women of the Toronto Paramedic Services as “highly skilled … Read More