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Peel Paramedic Association – JAN2022

Matchbox Ambulances The PPA and Peel Regional Paramedic Services stopped by a few hospitals within the region to drop off some of our custom Matchbox Ambulances for the kids. A special thanks to Mattel for making this a reality. Movember Believed to be the first of its kind in Canada, the PPA and Peel Regional Paramedic Services kicked off its Movember campaign revealing this Movember Ambulance. Paramedics across the region raised funds to bring awareness to men’s cancers below the … Read More

Waterloo Region Association of Professional Paramedics – JAN2022

Carol of the Bells From all of us at the Waterloo Region Association of Professional Paramedics & the Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services we wish you a safe and happy holiday season! WRAPP Display Check out WRAPP’s Winter display at Waterloo Park, kicking off the festive season! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-ozxaDdHiw Keep Reading from this Edition

Simcoe County Paramedic Association – JAN2022

Toy Drive Simcoe County Paramedic Association in partnership with the County of Simcoe Paramedic Service and the County of Simcoe, launched its annual Toy Drive, sending volunteers out across the County to collect toys, food and cash donations in support of the community. In its 19th year, the residents of the County and many organizations generously donated food, cash and toys, supporting the dire needs of the food banks and providing many children with some Christmas cheer. Thanks to the … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Association – JAN2022

Toronto Paramedic Association Annual Movember Campaign a Great Success in 2021 This fall, Eden Rosenberg and Brian Annett sold Movember hats to contribute to the Toronto Paramedic Movember team. It was a great success and they raised over $12,000 Once again Toronto Paramedics put their lips on the line to promote Men’s Health by way of Movember! They ‘grew’ strong, in an effort to fight Men’s Cancers as well as for Mental Health. Paramedics know 1st hand that mental health … Read More

Ontario Paramedic Association – JAN2022

North City Makes Donation to Feed Ontario on Behalf of Ontario Paramedics More than half a million people visit food banks in Ontario every year. A number hard to imagine, especially as we move through the holiday season. To help families get back on their feet, North City Insurance Brokers provided a donation of $1,000 to Feed Ontario on behalf of all paramedics in Ontario. Feed Ontario secures fresh and healthy food sources, to drive change through policy research and … Read More

EMS takes part in largest coordinated patient move in AHS history

For many of us, moving involves some boxes, bubble wrap, maybe some friends, and a truck. But when it comes to relocating an entire hospital, there are considerations most of us could never dream of. Well before sunrise on the morning of December 4th, 2021 in the northern Alberta city of Grande Prairie, Alberta Health Services (AHS) launched the largest coordinated patient move in the organization’s history, beginning the delicate task of relocating about a hundred patients from the old … Read More

Paramedic Services Chiefs of Saskatchewan – ON2021

Saskatchewan Paramedics Honoured Saskatchewan ground EMS serves the Province with 105 ambulance services, over 250 ambulance units, over 2,200 licensed professionals and they cover a geographical land base of 650,000 square kms and serve a population of 1.2 million residents.  These dedicated practitioners respond to over 130,000 calls a year on average (and closer to 150,000 calls during COVID). Each year, an Emergency Medical Services Provincial Awards Ceremony is held at Government House in Regina to honour recipients of the … Read More

Toronto Paramedic Association News – ON2021

September 30th 2021 was the last day that Dr Rick Verbeek worked as the Medical Director for Toronto Paramedics before he retired. Dr Verbeek was an extremely well liked and respected physician and Medical Director. We will miss his steady presence, support, and guidance, as we all wish him the best in this next chapter of his life. Below is an open letter to Paramedics from Dr Rick Verbeek ‘On my last day as Medical Director I am writing to … Read More

Ontario Paramedic Association – ON2021

OPA Wellness Committee Are you a motivated individual who is passionate about making impactful change? The OPA is seeking participants who are interested in making a difference in the mental health and wellness of the paramedic community to support ongoing initiatives of the OPA Wellness Committee.   The purpose of the OPA Wellness Committee is to empower paramedics with pragmatic tools toward attaining a wellness continuum within the field of paramedicine. This committee has been established by the OPA who … Read More

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