Monthly Archives: October 2018

Fire chiefs raise concerns over new ambulance dispatch system

Oct. 25, 2018, Metchosin, B.C. – Firefighters are raising concerns about B.C.’s new ambulance dispatch system, saying it often cuts their departments out of emergency calls in small communities that see less ambulance service. Under the new system, launched in the spring, firefighters may not be notified of a medical emergency unless it’s considered a […]

Government takes next steps on post-traumatic stress injuries action plan

October, 23, 2018, Regina, Sask. – Government officials took part in a panel discussion at the annual Canadian Institute of Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Forum in Regina and recognized that firefighters, police and paramedics face exposure to traumatic incidents in the course of their work. | READ MORE. (RSS generated with FetchRss) Powered […]