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May 17, 2013
Toronto event to launch EMS Week 2013
  
Join Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) employees and members of EMS services from across the Greater Toronto Area on Tuesday for the launch of EMS Week 2013. Participating with Toronto EMS are Dufferin County EMS, Durham, York and Niagara Region EMS, Halton Region Paramedic Service, and the Hamilton Paramedic Service.

Toronto EMS Chief Paul Raftis will welcome visitors and read the EMS Week mayoral proclamation at noon, followed by a medical rescue demonstration by paramedics.

Date: Tuesday, May 21
Time: Displays and demonstrations from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Official remarks and rescue skill demonstration at noon.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.

Additional activities are planned for EMS Week in Toronto. Details: http://torontoems.ca/ems-video/?p=1462#more-1462

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Media Contact
Kim McKinnon
EMS Superintendent of Public Information and Media
416-392-2255
kmckinn2@toronto.ca

 

 

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