In the Community

Lifeguard & Paramedic Showcase - June 16, 2018

On the sunny afternoon of Saturday, June 16, Peel Paramedics and lifeguards at Professor’s Lake in Brampton gathered to practice different medical emergency scenarios. The medical situations were diverse—one scenario even involved a motorboat!—and both groups demonstrated how they respond to each situation and worked together to become an efficient team. The groups enjoyed the event, and got to know how each team responded with a similar or different method for each scenario!

Artists in the Ambulance 2 - June 8, 2018

On Friday, June 8, 2018, the 2nd Annual Artists in the Ambulance concert took place at 3030 Dundas West, Toronto. From 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m., the GTA-based paramedic-musicians performed live at the OPSEU Local 277-sponsored event in support of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust, which provides mental health support to first responders. There, friends, family, and guests enjoyed delicious food and drinks, a silent auction for artistic pieces created by paramedics, and music performed by solo musicians, duos and bands. This year, the performances featured Nevada Munroe (who covered songs by Kesha and Flo Rida), Just Noah (who performed incredible original songs), Northbound (at their first live performance), Mary-Kate Terepka & Christian Odorico , the Judy Belanger Band, and to wrap up the amazing night, the 10-19 Band.

Peel Paramedics Awards Ceremony - June 1, 2018

On Friday, June 1, 2018, the Peel Paramedics Awards Ceremony was held at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton. That afternoon, members received awards marking their years of service and were celebrated for their dedication and the work they do as paramedics. After the ceremony, everyone enjoyed delicious appetizers and amazing music performed live by paramedic musicians during the cocktail hour. Dinner was a fun and friendly affair, with more awards and prizes given out as members, their families and friends dined and enjoyed the games hosted by the emcee. The night concluded with more music, dancing, and socializing!