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Toronto Paramedic Services: coming this October!

Effective October 1, 2014, Toronto Emergency Medical Services will be known as Toronto Paramedic Services. A new Service crest has been designed and forms part of the change. The public will start to see these new symbols as they are phased in through the regular life-cycle replacements occur for station signage, ambulance vehicles and uniforms.

9-1-1 is not affected by this change.
In an emergency call 9-1-1.


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Ice Bucket ALS Challenge at Toronto EMS

On Thursday August 21, 2014, Toronto EMS Chief Paul Raftis and his senior staff, Deputy Chief Operations Garrie Wright, Deputy Chief Program Development and Service Quality Cindy Nicholson, Deputy Chief Communications Gord McEachen, and Deputy Chief Operations Support Frank Hurlehey responded to Ottawa Paramedic Services Chief Anthony Di Monte’s call out to take the icebucket challenge for ALS.

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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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