Region of Waterloo Paramedic Service

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Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services
Region of Waterloo Paramedic Service Crest.jpeg
Motto: Excellence in Patient Care
Headquarters Cambridge, Ontario
Jurisdiction Regional Municipality of Waterloo
Employees 208
BLS or ALS Both
Ambulances 26 + 6 First Response Vehicles
Chief Stephen Van Valkenburg
Medical director Dr. Michelle Welsford, Hamilton Health Sciences Centre for Paramedic Education and Research
Responses approx. 40,000/yr (2014)
Website Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services

Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services is an emergency medical service provider for the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. The service provides both Advanced and Primary Care level Paramedic ServicesWaterloo, Ontario, Cambridge, Ontario and Kitchener, Ontario and the Townships of Wilmot, Woolwich, Wellesley and North Dumphries.


Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services employs 208 Primary and Advanced Care Paramedics and Support Staff.


  • 33 vehicles including:
    • 26 Ambulances
    • 6 Emergency Response Units
    • 1 Emergency Support Unit;


RWPS operates from 10 stations in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, St. Jacobs and Wilmot Township and serves the population (approximately 500,000)

  • Headquarters - 120 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge
  • Phillipsburg- 2001 Nafziger Road, Wilmot Twp
  • Cambridge - 91 St. Andrews Street
  • Cambridge - Pinebush Road
  • Kitchener - 1035 Ottawa Street North
  • Kitchener - 1700 Queens Boulevard
  • Kitchener- 80 Water Street N
  • Kitchener- Conestoga College Campus, Conestoga College Blvd.
  • St. Jacobs - 30 Parkside Drive
  • Waterloo - 90 Westmount Road

See also[edit]

Paramedicine in Canada

Emergency Services in Waterloo Region