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December 6, 2004
Trooping of the Colours - Toronto EMS to be honoured by Governor General
  
Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is proud to celebrate the presentation
and consecration of its Queen's Colours, which will be awarded by the Crown
tomorrow at Emergency Services Headquarters.

The honour of trooping the Colours, traditionally reserved for Commonwealth
Military Units, has been bestowed to Toronto EMS and its staff in recognition
of the services rendered to the community at large.

Toronto EMS is the first Emergency Service in Canada to be awarded this honour.
The Colours will be presented by The Honourable James Bartleman, Lieutenant
Governor of Ontario, on behalf of Her Excellency The Honourable Adrienne
Clarkson, Governor General of Canada.

Date: Tuesday, December 7
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: Emergency Services Headquarters
4330 Dufferin St.
Parking for media is available on Lodestar
Rd., north of Steeprock Dr.

Dignitaries attending tomorrow's ceremony will include Toronto Mayor David
Miller, Honourary Chief of Toronto EMS Major-General Richard Rohmer, Chief
Administrative Officer Shirley Hoy, Works and Emergency Services Acting
Commissioner David Kaufman, as well as a number of other dignitaries from the
City and from EMS organizations across Ontario.


Media Contacts:
Larry Roberts, Co-ordinator, Media Relations, 416-392-2255 office; 416-708-8125
cell
Ric Rangel-Bron, Senior EMS Planner, 416-392-2125 office;
416-806-5119 cell



 

 

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