Sep 1 - 2022

Ryan Middleton and the data behind the EMS Crisis

About the Episode

4.38 – The EMS Crisis in Alberta has been making the news for quite some time now, with news outlets reporting stories of extremely long times for ambulances to arrive at an emergency, or even worse, increasing stories about no ambulances being available. To get a better understanding of what’s going on, we sat down for a conversation with citizen FOIPer and Paramedic Ryan Middleton! Ryan has been FOIPing EMS data for a while now, and using this publicly available data, he is able to help us understand just how serious the current situation is in EMS and what that means for Albertans! TO BE ABSOLUTELY CLEAR – All of the views expressed in this episode of The Breakdown are solely the views of those expressing them and should not be Interpreted as representing any other individual or organization. Additionally, all data referred to is publicly available or obtained through FOIP requests. No personal, Health or business information is presented.

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