Paramedic Association of Canada


The Vision of the Paramedic Association of Canada is to have Paramedicine recognized in primary health care. The Mission of the Paramedic Association of Canada is to provide quality care for the public through leadership in the advancement of the profession of paramedicine. Our values are integrated into the following statement:

"PAC is committed to leading the profession of paramedicine, through a spirit of collaboration, a commitment to the vision and strong leadership. We will demonstrate honesty, integrity and transparency in our affairs, be accountable to the Chapters, and fairly represent Paramedics with a national focus. We are committed to the Renewal of the National Occupational Competency Profile (NOCP), the development of a National Examination, and the development of a National Registry."


The PAC Executive will be guided by three goals in the period of 2011-2014. These goals have been established to provide guidance to staff for the preparation of annual operational plans and budgets for the Board's consideration and to provide a framework within which progress will be assessed.

  • National Occupational Competency Profile (NOCP) Management.
  • An active partner in setting education standards for the practice of paramedicine.
  • Collaborate with the Society for Prehospital Educators in Canada (SPEC) in the education of Paramedics.
  • Collaborate with Canadian EHS Research Consortium (CERC) to develop best practice guidelines for the profession of paramedicine.
  • Collaborate with the EMS Chiefs of Canada (EMSCC) to further the profession.
  • Resource
  • Registration
  • Affiliation


Dave Deines (President)
Tim Stairs  (Secretary/Treasurer)
Phil Comeau (Chair, Board of Directors)
Pierre Poirier  (Executive Director)
Dwayne Forsman  (Chief Administrative Officer)
Vacant  (Registrar)
(Chair, PAC Research Committee)
(Chair, Continuing Education)

President's Message Read the annual message delivered on Oct 15th, 2010 by Chris Hood at the 14th AGM.

PAC History You can read about the history of the Paramedic Association of Canada.

PAC Structure Find out how PAC is organized with a more complete association structure.

Committees What are we working on. Find out and get involved!

Provincial Chapters Links to all the Provincial chapters.

FAQ's Responses to some Frequently Asked Questions.

Downloads Reference documents for Paramedics. Reference documents for Paramedics. for Paramedics.


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