Councillor Maria Augimeri (Ward 9 York Centre) and Toronto Paramedic Services Acting Chief Gord McEachen recently hosted a community open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open Toronto’s first new multi-function paramedic station.
The event was held on September 13 at the new paramedic station, located at 1300 Wilson Avenue in North York. The official remarks and ribbon cutting were followed by station tours, paramedic skills demonstrations and vehicle displays.
The new ambulance station is the first multi-function station in the city, and is the largest ambulance station ever built in the city of Toronto. It is designed to hold up to 25 ambulances and their respective paramedic crews, as well as other support services to serve patients more efficiently and effectively.
The facility was built following an infrastructure investment as part of Toronto Paramedic Services’ key strategic initiatives designed to prepare the service to meet the City’s pre-hospital emergency needs as residents continue to grow and age.