North West EMS employs 114 primary care paramedics and supervisory staff and a further 6 shared KDSB administrative personnel Operate a fleet of 24 vehicles including :
- 21 ambulances
- 1 multi casualty support vehicle
- 2 Administrative Vehicles
Nine stations located in Pickle Lake, Ignace, Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Ear Falls, Red Lake, Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls and Kenora. Services a population of 65,500 and a geographic area that covers 110,000 sq/km
Total call volume for 2016 was 12,413
As a service of the Kenora District Services Board, Northwest EMS is committed to the provision of effective and efficient district wide services that support its individuals, families and communities in reaching their full potential.
Northwest Emergency Medical Services is committed to providing exemplary care and transport that meets recognized professional standards in a safe and timely manner to individuals, families and communities in need of assistance.