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Toronto EMS News

Toronto EMS Awards Ceremony 2014 being held today at HQ

One of the Valour Awards:

On July 8, 2013 Toronto was flooded with rain. Paramedics Victor Pak and Richard Vella, where first to arrive at a walking path near Finch Avenue where nine were trapped holding to trees to prevent falling into the fast moving water. Both Paramedics entered the water knowing the risks involved and calmed the group with their presence until help arrived. All were safely removed.

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Toronto FC and Toronto EMS for CPR Awareness

November is CPR awareness month, and the Toronto FC and Toronto EMS are promoting the importance of helping paramedics save a life. If you see someone unconscious and not breathing, call 911 for the paramedics, start CPR and ask for the automated external defibrillator.

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First Annual Canadian Paramedic Memorial Ride

Friday morning on the 20th of September a multitude of paramedics from all over Canada participated in the first annual Canadian Paramedic Memorial Ride. Starting at Queen’s Park and ending 526km later on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the riders are raising funds and awareness in support of the Canadian Paramedic Benevolent Society’s goal for a National Canadian Paramedic Monument.

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Toronto EMS Podcast Episode 3

In our third installment, we speak with Superintendent Lawrence Knox about 911-in-any-Language.

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