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  • Ontario celebrates Paramedic Services Week 2024 with a call to “help us, help you”

    In honour of the nearly 11,000 dedicated paramedics in Ontario, Paramedic Services Week 2024 will kick off on Sunday. This year’s theme is “Help Us, Help You” and was selected given the current challenges on the healthcare system. It will focus on educating the public about the different ways paramedics help beyond emergency response and to consider other programs and services before calling 911. “Paramedics support their communities in a myriad of ways and play a vital role in the......

  • “Meet the most interesting Canadian”: Paying tribute to OAPC’s Honorary Chief Emeritus, the incredible Honorary Lieutenant General Richard Rohmer on his 100th birthday

    By OAPC President Michael Sanderson Today we wish a very happy centennial birthday to the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chief’s Honorary Chief Emeritus, Honorary Lieutenant General Richard Rohmer.  Born in my favourite city, Hamilton, we have had the privilege of having HLGen Rohmer as OAPC’s Honorary Chief for more than 20 years. During this time, he has presented thousands of Governor General Emergency Medical Service Exemplary Service Medals and Bars on our behalf.  For those of us fortunate to have......

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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