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Lobbying

The TPA believes strongly in engaging with elected officials and community partners. We have a proud history of speaking on behalf of the membership and our profession municipally, provincially and federally. It is very important for Paramedics to have a voice to advocate on our various issues. The TPA is a recognized voice for the profession and has contributed to many great successes through this work. We are committed to continuing this important work and building closer relationships with our government officials and other community partners.

Some of the Lobbying efforts that the TPA has been involved in.

  • Essential Service Status lobbying
  • Presumptive legislation for occupational mental health injuries and PTSD with MPP Cheri Di Novo
  • Advocating for more Toronto Paramedics and more ambulances on Toronto streets
  • Working with MPP Frank Klees to make First Responders day a reality.
  • Advocating for legislative changes related to violence against paramedics
  • Anti drinking and driving
  • Anti distracted driving campaign http://scenic.to/ontario-paramedics.html
  • Paramedic self-regulation
  • CPR and Public AED use
  • Federal designation of Paramedics as public safety officers
The is responsible for promoting the practice of Paramedicine and ensuring the highest level of care for our patients. We are leaders in the advancement of Paramedicine and achieve our objectives through public awareness, research and education. We lobby for self-regulation under the Regulated Health Professions Act. We also assist in fund-raising for community-based charities. The is a proud chapter of the Ontario Paramedic Association and the Paramedic Association of Canada. The () is not a labour union.

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