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Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides emergency ambulance service to the City of Toronto. When somebody calls 911 for a medical emergency, Toronto EMS paramedics assess, treat, and transport the patient to a hospital emergency department. Toronto EMS is the largest municipal land ambulance service in Canada, and the sole emergency ambulance service in Toronto.


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Toronto EMS News

Announcing the Road to Justice Exhibit

Please join us for the launch of the Road to Justice Exhibit, a multi-media exhibit documenting the historical discriminatory treatment of Chinese Canadians and other immigrants of colour in Canada, the communities’ triumph over racism, and the lessons Canadians should learn from our history.

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30 Years of Advanced Life Support

2014 marks the 30 year anniversary of ALS or Advanced Life Support paramedicine at Toronto EMS. Join us as we celebrate this milestone throughout the year. Check this page from time to time as we update it with materials we’ve collected over the last 30 years.

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Paramedic Services Week & Doors Open 2014

Toronto EMS Chief Paul Raftis announces Paramedic Services Week May 24 – 31 2014. This year the theme is “Our Family Caring for Yours!” There are several public events planned and we hope that you will be able to attend some of them. The week starts with Toronto EMS Doors Open event.

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Toronto EMS Awards Ceremony 2014

Each Spring, Toronto Emergency Medical Services recognizes paramedics, emergency medical dispatchers (EMDs), citizens and City of Toronto allied service employees for outstanding contributions to the public. Award winners either assist Toronto EMS paramedics and EMDs in providing excellent patient care, or in making improvements to Toronto EMS’ service to the public.


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