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Everybody loves fireman and paramedics.
City of Toronto - Protective Vests:
"The preliminary cost for outfitting all paramedics was approximately $500,000.00 not including replacement costs due to attrition."
"Violence Against Canada's Paramedics":
"Geordie Smyth, a 33-year old paramedic from Port Hope, Ontario, once worked for Toronto EMS. But a series of violent attacks left him psychologically traumatized. He ended up trading his seniority in Toronto for a less stressful posting as a medic in a community 100 km east of the city."
"More than two-thirds of paramedics abused while at work: study":
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HOUSE OF COMMONS CANADA
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (emergency medical services workers)
(1.1) Every one commits an aggravated assault who wounds, maims, disfigures or endangers the life of an emergency medical services worker acting in the course of his or her duties.
(2) Every one who commits an aggravated assault under subsection (1) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.