An ominous sign warns travellers of the dangers of heading toward the Arctic Circle: “there are no emergency medical services on the Yukon portion of the Dempster Highway.”
New Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) graduates from Behchoko are the integral part of a much-needed rejuvenation of the Behchoko ambulance services, according to the Tlicho Community Services Agency (TCSA).
Hundreds of Hay River residents descended upon the new community fire and emergency medical services (EMS) hall Friday to celebrate the grand opening of the long-anticipated facility.
For Chris Bird, being a volunteer emergency responder in his home community of Fort Smith is something he wishes he began earlier.
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