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About Us


Founded by Douglas E. Bird in 1987, the Emergency Medical Consultants provided quality training until early in the 1990's. In 1991, Mr. Bird crossed paths with Donald C. Edwards. They met when both men were qualified as paramedic instructors for the provincial emergency health services. Like Mr. Bird, Mr. Edwards had a long history of academic achievement and experience in the Emergency Medical Service field. He was offered a senior teaching position with the Emergency Medical Consultants and the grass-roots E.M.S. Division. Mr. Edwards retired in 2001, but returned to EMC in 2014 as a Senior Instructor.


The company was put on the back burner as other commitments became more pressing, but in 2014 the company was re-registered with the Province of Ontario. In August 2018, we became Global Emergency Medical Consultants & Training Ltd., a Federally Incorporated company within Canada. As a leader in advanced first aid training, we continue to provide a variety of programs to the public, schools, industry, and fire departments.


The past couple of years has seen major growth in offered programs and additional highly qualified staff. In partnering with the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Emergency Care & Safety Institute, and the Canadian Red Cross, we are focused on providing our services to the highest levels of customer satisfaction. 


With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy learning with us, and we look forward to exceeding your expectations. 

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Our President and CEO has over 37 years experience in                 pre-hospital emergency care, over 42 years experience as a      facilitator and instructor, and over 15 years experience in         emergency planning and exercise design.

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