OAEM Tribute to First Responders Day 2024


First Responders Day Act

As per the First Responders Day Act, which was enacted in 2013, May 1st of each year is recognized as First Responders Day in Ontario. First Responders Day recognizes the valuable contributions of those who protect and preserve life, property and the environment during emergencies, which includes: police officers, firefighters, military personnel, paramedics, medical evacuation pilots, dispatchers, nurses, doctors, emergency medical technicians and emergency  managers.

Read Bill 15 (Chapter 11 Statutes of Ontario, 2013) An Act to Proclaim First Responders Day 

Premier Doug Ford's Message

Click here to view Premier Doug Ford's message regarding First Responders Day.

Solicitor General Sylvia Jones' Message

Click here to view Solicitor General Sylvia Jones' message regarding First Responders Day.

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