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


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According to André Picard, Health Reporter and Columnist, from Paramedicine to the Hospitals, patients want healthcare that is:

  • ✅ Prompt
  • ✅ Necessary
  • ✅ Safe
  • ✅ Affordable
  • ✅ 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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The OPA and you

We are committed to being an engaging and evidence-based organization that represents many of the finest paramedics in Canada.

The OPA is a member centric organization comprised of thousands of paramedics and support staff. We encourage our members to advocate for improved patient outcomes and to become leaders in the profession of paramedicine.

You will find many resources specific to paramedicine and the OPA's ongoing activities. Along with exceptional member benefits, the tools provided through this new website will allow you to get involved and help shape the profession of paramedicine.