Frontenac County Paramedic Services Chief awarded high honour

October 2, 2017 by

ChiefCharbonneauFrontenac County Paramedic Services Chief Paul Charbonneau (pictured) received the OAPC President’s Award of Excellence at the 2017 Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) Annual Awards Gala held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa on September 28, 2017.

This award is given at the discretion of the sitting President to any person for service in advancing the discipline of paramedicine of such significance to merit the award.

“I cannot think of a person more deserving of this award than our 2017 winner,” said OAPC President Neal Roberts, “Chief Charbonneau has been an unrelenting supporter of Paramedic Services in Ontario for over four decades.”

“There are very few people who have done more to advocate for paramedicine in Ontario than Chief Charbonneau. He never hesitates to share his love and passion for our profession – no matter whether he is speaking to individual paramedics, the media, policy implementers, policy makers, Ministers of the Crown or even Premiers,” added Roberts.

“I was honoured and humbled to be recognized for something I love to do from practicing paramedicine to now making sure that paramedics have the tools they need to do their jobs,” said Charbonneau.