Moose Jaw paramedic Mike Slater stands with
Lt. Gov. Vaughn Solomon Schofield moments
after receiving his Governor General EMS Exemplary
Service Medal at Government House on June 1, 2017.
Moose Jaw and District EMS advanced care paramedic Mike Slater’s days at work typically start the same way.
There’s a brief meeting in the morning with the outgoing crew for the shift changeover. From there, the paramedics’ work includes ensuring preparedness of emergency vehicles such as checking oil, lights and equipment and making sure everything is cleaned and sterilized.