• Clearing a path
  • Always ready
  • Advanced Life Support skills
  • Promoting Paramedics


Ontario has over 11,000 Paramedics, 1200 Communications Officers and more than 2000 Support Staff who handle 1.75 million emergency calls every year. 

Paramedics are very proud to offer seamless service to 14.8 million Ontario residents in 444 communities.

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According to AndrĂ© Picard, Health Reporter and Columnist, from Paramedicine to the Hospitals, patients want health care that is:

  1. Prompt
  2. Necessary
  3. Safe
  4. Affordable
  5. Respectful

Picard, A. (2019, September 20). Quirky Past, Uncertain Future: Where is medicare headed in the 21st Century? Paramedicine Across Canada Expo. from: www.PACExpo.ca

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