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

Ten stations located in Pickle Lake, Ignace, Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Ear Falls, Red Lake, Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls, Wabaseemoong Independent Nations and Kenora. Services a population of 65,000 and a geographic area that covers 110,000 sq/km

Total call volume for 2016 was 12,413


Northwest EMS is responsible for providing emergency pre hospital care in the District of Kenora. We currently have 9 stations and 114 Primary Care Paramedics.

Contact Us

Our hours of operation are Mon.-Fri. 8am to 4:30 pm for all general inquiries please feel free to contact us.

Address: 20 King Street, Dryden Ontario, P8N 1B3
Telephone: (807) 223-2100
FAX: (807) 223-6500
Others: (807) 468-KDSB(5372)
E-mail: kdsb@kdsb.on.ca