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Brenda Tirrell: the tour de force behind 9runrun and Ottawa First Responders Foundation

“I am as comfortable with a chainsaw as I am using a sewing machine.” Brenda Tirrell, Firefighter and Founder is the tour de force behind

Brittany Smith: Closing the gap when it comes to supporting First Responders

As an active Paramedic for the past 13 years, Brittany Smith gives back to her First Responder community as a volunteer with Ottawa First Responders

Gerry Pingitore: Ottawa First Responders Foundation reduces barriers to pathways of support

Meet Gerry Pingitore, 42 years of service as a Firefighter and as a leader in the Ottawa Fire Service, Pingitore served on the Fire Management

Everyday is anything but routine for Emergency Dispatch Operator Eva Burnett

“A person’s worst day is our everyday. A normal shift for us is calls like suicide, drug overdoses, fatal accidents, and mental health issues just

Responding to First Responders: three paramedics push to new limits for mental health of Ottawa First Responders at QC Mega Trail

Three paramedics from Ottawa will run the Québec Mega Trail in support of first responders on August 14. Éric Roy, Valérie Jacques, and Francis Paré