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  • Kenora Rally – Hope in the darkness National Walk

    As frontline workers and service providers in EMS, it’s a safe bet that we have all had some experience with youth regarding mental health issues. It is also safe to say that in many parts of our province accessing mental health services can be a lengthy process. This is especially true in the north and even more prevalent in First Nations Communities. In some of these communities there remains a crisis involving our youth, which is illustrated via “cluster suicides.”.......

  • Norfolk -Special Events Planning for Friday the 13th

    Norfolk County is a large, mainly rural, area of 1600 sq. km. on the north shore of Lake Erie.  With a current population of approximately 62,000 residents, Norfolk County continues to attract new residents and visitors to its pristine beaches, wineries, breweries, restaurants and tourist activities.  Norfolk County EMS provides paramedic services to the entire County, with six ambulance bases, eleven ambulances, three ERV’s, an ESU and a RAV (rapid access vehicle).  In addition, robust community paramedicine program, public access......

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Origin of the OAPC

The Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) was formed to allow members of the EMS/Paramedic industry to come together to develop common strategies for optimizing the transition to municipal control of ambulance service within the province.

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The OAPC has an organizational process that features six committees (groups) that oversee a number of working sub-committees, feeding information and recommendations to the Board.  The core areas are:  Strategic Analysis, Operations, Performance Standards, Professional Standards, Education & Research and Public Relations & Image Building.

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Looking for an opportunity to acquire employment with a paramedic service or to advance your career? Consider employment opportunities with the EMS / Paramedic team.

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Demers Ambulances is one of the largest firms in North America and is the Canadian leader in ambulance design, manufacture and distribution.

Interdev is Canada’s leading provider of administrative health solutions.

ZOLL delivers technology that advances emergency care and benefits patients.

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In honour of the emergency services workers on scene at the horrific crash in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, the OAPC has made a donation to the Tema Conter Trust.