WINNIPEG - There will soon be 14 new primary care paramedics joining the front-lines to provide emergency services to Winnipeg.
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Chief, John Lane, along with Councillor Vivian Santos attended the graduation ceremony of Winnipeg's newest paramedics.
“I am pleased to welcome these 14 new paramedics into our Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service family,” said Chief John Lane. “They are joining our team of highly skilled frontline staff providing round-the-clock emergency services to Winnipeg’s residents, visitors, and businesses. They will be part of the team there for Winnipeggers when disaster strikes or the unthinkable happens.”
The newest graduates completed a six-week orientation and training period which was held at the WFPS Training Academy. The orientation and training period provided recruits with a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training specific to WFPS paramedic operations.