Paramedic Who Had His Mother Die In His Arms Denied Wor …

July 13th, 2017

By: Katelyn Bell, Summer Law Student It is common practice for Paramedics to arrive for their shifts up to a half an hour prior to their scheduled start time. This is done in an effort to prevent the crew they are relieving from possibly working overtime hours, which would be the case if a call […]

Halton police: Staff Sergeant charged for Drug Evidence …

May 30th, 2017

By: Katelyn Bell, Summer Law Student The actions of a Milton Police officer are likely to lead to the staying and withdrawal of over 30 drug-related charges laid within the Halton region. Brad Murray, a 16-year veteran of the Halton Region Police force, has been charged and arrested after he allegedly tampered with approximately 30 […]

Update: Woman Rescued from Crane faces Six criminal mis …

April 27th, 2017

By: Nicolas Di Nardo   Yesterday’s early morning news regarding a woman who scaled up a crane in downtown Toronto has made international headlines from the United States to New Zealand. Today, there are more developments. An article released Wednesday afternoon by The Toronto Star revealed that the woman who climbed the crane will be […]

Toronto Fire Station Robberies: One of Their Own

January 13th, 2017

When you go to work, you never expect one of your own colleagues to treat you poorly, take advantage of you, or even go to such lengths to steal something from you. Unfortunately for two fire stations in Toronto, that is not the case. For fire fighters, their fire hall is their second home. They […]

Can Paramedics Learn About Their Patient’s Diagno …

December 16th, 2016

The relationship paramedics have with patients is only supposed to last one day. Every day, paramedics are exposed to first time patients suffering new challenges under different conditions. As time progresses and paramedics are exposed to more and more patients, paramedics begin to see trends in the similar problems them and become better able to […]

Paramedics, Police Officers, Firefighters and Other Fir …

February 3rd, 2016

Every day in Ontario, paramedics, police officers, firefighters and other first responders answer to thousands of calls for assistance. They bravely go into situations that most people would flee from. In doing this, first responders provide often-lifesaving assistance to people who—mostly unexpectedly—find themselves in need. The demands, environment, and conditions of their jobs lead to […]


September 10th, 2015

Everyday in Ontario, Paramedics, Police officers, Firefighters and other first responders respond to thousands of calls for assistance. They bravely go into situations from which most people would flee.  In so doing, first responders provide often lifesaving assistance to people who, mostly unexpectedly, find themselves in need.  How the demands, environment and conditions of first […]

Child Abuse Reporting Requirements for Ontario First Re …

June 23rd, 2015

Emergency First Responders in Ontario have a duty to report suspected child abuse and neglect that they come upon in the course of their professional duties.  Other professionals dealing with children have the same duty. They all must make that report to their local children’s aid society (here is a list.) Emergency First Responders must […]

Podcast for First Responders

January 19th, 2015

Podcast for First Responders This is the Ontario Family Law podcast, featuring issues related to marriage, separation, divorce, child welfare, and also some children’s rights issues. It is a companion to the book, A Guide to the Basics of Ontario Family Law, which is available on Amazon, or by calling 416-446-5847. My name is John […]

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