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News & Events

Paramedic Awards Banquet Dinner & After Party

Paramedics across Ontario are invited to the www.Paramedicine.ca Provincial Awards Banquet and After-Party on Oct 27

Join the OPA

Find out why you should take pride in your profession and become a member of the Ontario Paramedic Association.

OPA Featured in National ASPIRIN 81mg Medifacts Commercial

Communications Officers & Paramedics want patients to “call 9-1-1 and chew two ASPIRIN® 81mg in the event of a Heart Attack".

OPA Annual General Meeting

The OPA Annual General Meeting is Thursday October 26 at 7pm in Ottawa, ON.

Ontario Enhancing Emergency Services

The OPA responds to Minister Eric Hoskins announcement "Ontario Enhancing Emergency Services Across the Province"

Expanding Medical Response in Ontario

Fire-medics are expensive, unsafe and do not improve patient outcomes.

Paramedic Legal Protection

Ontario Paramedic Association membership now includes Paramedic Legal Protection for Full Paramedic Members ($20/month) and Associate Members ($17/month). Your membership will include:

  • Ontario Paramedic Association membership
  • Paramedic Association of Canada Membership
  • Canadian Paramedicine Magazine
  • Paramedic Legal Protection

Please read this very important information to find out more.

Ontario's Paramedics Welcome Expansion of Community Paramedicine Programs

January 21, 2014 - Toronto, ON - Today's announcement by the Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to expand community paramedicine programs is welcome news to Paramedics across the province.

Proclaim May 01 Ontario First Responders Day

On Thursday, September 27th, MPP Frank Klees brought forward a Private Member's Bill entitled, An Act to Proclaim May 1st as First Responders Day in Ontario.

Win! Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery

"Paramedics go above and beyond in the service of others every day across Ontario. They are key players in our first line of response along with police and firefighters - saving lives and protecting Ontario families. This award will recognize those paramedics who display extraordinary courage." - Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Bill 115 - Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery

Bill 115 is a private members bill to create an Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery. Read more:

Paramedics Assaulted on the Job

Make it a mandatory indictable offence to assault a paramedic.

Emergency Service Provider's Insurance Protection Act

The Ontario Paramedic Association successfully lobbied to amend the Insurance Act to protect emergency service providers from rate increases to their personal contracts of automobile insurance.