Collection: Membership

The Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) represents 100% of the municipal and designated delivery agent paramedic services providers in Ontario as well as ORNGE and six First Nations paramedic services.


Are you interested in increasing your exposure to paramedic service providers in Ontario and their purchasing agents?  If so, please consider becoming a Sponsor of the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs.

  • Voting Member

    By becoming a Voting Member, the benefits you receive will include:

    • Discounted registration fees at our Conferences and Annual General Meetings and Spring Conferences
    • Right to vote at Annual General Meetings and Special Meetings and to stand as a candidate for the Board of Directors
    • Opportunities to participate in shaping the regulations and legislation that impact the delivery of paramedic services in Ontario, through working groups and committees
    • Admission to the Members’ Only section of our website, which includes a discussion forum on best-practices in paramedicine and paramedic services, a document library, position papers and announcements
    • Ability to post or respond to a survey and to view past surveys
    • Posting of job listings and the ability to search job listings
    • Access to a searchable electronic Members’ Directory
    • Participation in Zone Meetings
    • Opportunities for peer-support and networking
    • Professional development opportunities for you and your staff

    2022 Rate Structure (based upon population)

    0  – 60,000: $1,248.00

    60,001 – 100,000:  $1,769.00

    100,001 – 200,000: $2,341.00

    Over 200,001: $2,861.00    

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  • Non-Voting Member

    By becoming a Non-Voting Member, the benefits you receive include:

    • Discounted registration fees at our Conferences and Annual General Meetings and Spring Conferences
    • Admission to the Members’ Only section of our website, where you will find peer support information and research
    • Ability to upload or participate in a survey and to view archived surveys
    • Add a job listing or search existing job listings
    • Access to our searchable electronic Members’ Directory
    • Opportunities for peer-support and networking

    Annual fee of $150.00 for each regular or additional member in addition to the Voting Member

    Non-Voting Members include:

    ADDITIONAL DELIVERY AGENT MEMBERS:

    Individuals who are employed by Voting Members in good standing that are delivery agents, who apply and receive approval from the Designated Representative of such Voting Member.

    ONTARIO AFFILIATE MEMBERS: 

    Individuals who are employed by an organization that operates in Ontario with similar aims and objectives to that of the Association, including but not limited to suppliers of paramedic supplies, vendors, volunteer community organizations, Professional Leadership Allied Agency Organizations or Associations, and members of the various branches within the Ministries of the Province of Ontario.

    OTHER AFFILIATE MEMBERS: 

    Individuals who are employed by an organization with similar aims and objectives to that of the Association that operates outside of the Province of Ontario, or individuals who are representatives of an EMS provider outside of the Province of Ontario.

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  • Other Members

    EDUCATION MEMBERS

    Educational memberships are available to any staff or representative of our Voting Members.  Educational Members receive access to the Members’ Only section of the website and on-line membership directory as well as opportunities to network at OAPC events.

    Annual fee of $75 for each Education Member

    RETIRED MEMBERS

    Retired membership is available to any former voting and regular members who are no longer active in their paramedic careers but maintain an interest in the profession.  They will be provided access to the Members’ Only section of the website and electronic membership directory as well as opportunities to attend OAPC educational and networking events.  Retired members will also have access to a webpage maintained by OAPC Senators dedicated to information pertaining to this class of membership.

    Annual fee of $100 for each Retired Member

    RETIRED PAST BOARD MEMBERS

    Retired Past Board Members will have all the rights and privileges of Retired Members for an annual fee of $50 per Retired Past Board Member.

    SENATORS

    Individuals who are Retired Directors in good standing or Retired Members in good standing.

    Annual fee of $50 for each Senator

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Sponsorship

  • Corporate

    The benefits of a Corporate Sponsorship include:

    • Access to OAPC’s searchable electronic Members’ Directory, which includes email addresses and mailing information
    • Admission to the Members’ Only section of OAPC’s website
    • Your logo and link to your corporate website featured on OAPC’s website homepage
    • Placement of your logo on our Conference and Annual General Meeting brochure and delegate handouts
    • A list of delegates to our Conference and Annual General Meeting
    • Second choice for placement of a complimentary small booth on the vendor floor at our Conference and Annual General Meeting
    • Placement of your corporate logo on OAPC’s membership registration form
    • Early bird notification of OAPC’s special events and publications

    Corporate sponsorships are available for an annual fee of $6,500.

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  • Elite

    In addition to all of the benefits extended to our Corporate Members, Elite Sponsor Member receive:

    • Ability to post items on the Alerts and Breaking News section of the Members’ Only section of our website
    • Formatted electronic mailing labels for all paramedic services in Ontario
    • Event sponsorship at OAPC’s Conference and Annual General meeting that will include prominent placement of your logo on conference brochures and delegate handouts
    • Prime location of your signage at both our Annual General Meeting and Spring Meeting
    • First right of refusal on a complimentary small booth space at our Conference and Annual General Meeting The ability to make a one-hour presentation to delegates at our Conference and Annual General Meeting
    • The opportunity to introduce one of the guest speakers at our Conference and Annual General Meeting
    • Up to three complimentary registrations for our Conference and Annual General Meeting
    • Two Invitations to the VIP Reception held in conjunction with our Annual Gala
    • Four Invitations to our Annual Gala

    Elite sponsorships are available for an annual fee of $16,500.

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By-law #2

1.1 Voting Members

(a) Subject to the Charter Documents, there shall be four (4) classes of Voting Members, which shall be divided into the following four (4) Zones, namely, Eastern, Northern, South Western, and Central.

(b) The Voting Members shall be those persons who satisfy the admission criteria set out in section 3.2 (c).

(c) In order to become a Voting Member, a person must:

    (i) be a delivery agent, be designated under the Ambulance Act to provide or to ensure the provision of ambulance services;

    (ii) apply and be approved by the Directors to be a Voting Member in one (1) of the Zones in such a manner as the Directors may from time to time determine; and

    (iii) pay the applicable membership fees, in accordance with section 3.4.

(d) Voting Members can only be a Member of one (1) Zone at any given time. In the event that a Voting Member wishes to transfer Zones, it must resign as Voting Member of its current Zone and apply to be a Voting Member in a different Zone.

(e) Each Voting Member in good standing shall be entitled to appoint one (1) or more Designated Representatives to receive notice of, attend, participate and vote at all Members Meetings in accordance with section 4.4.


1.2 Non-Voting Members

(a) Subject to the Charter Documents, the seven (7) classes of Non-Voting Members are as follows: Additional Delivery Agent Members, Education Members, Ontario Affiliate Members, Other Affiliate Members, Retired Members, Retired Directors, and Senators.

(b) In addition to the criteria at subsection 3.3 (c), the following eligibility and admission criteria shall apply to the following classes of Non-Voting Members:

          (i) Additional Delivery Agent Members: Individuals who are employed by Voting Members in good standing that are delivery agents, who apply and receive approval from the Designated Representative of such Voting Member.

         (ii) Education Members: Individuals who are employed by Voting Members in good standing who apply and receive approval from the Designated Representative of such Voting Member.

         (iii) Ontario Affiliate Members: Individuals who are employed by an organization that operates in Ontario with similar aims and objectives to that of the Association, including but not limited to suppliers of paramedic supplies, vendors, volunteer community organizations, Professional Leadership Allied Agency Organizations or Associations, and members of the various branches within the Ministries of the Province of Ontario.

       (iv) Other Affiliate Members: Individuals who are employed by an organization with similar aims and objectives to that of the Association that operates outside of the Province of Ontario, or individuals who are representatives of an EMS provider outside of the Province of Ontario.

       (v) Retired Members: Individuals who were previously Designated Representatives and/or Additional Delivery Agent Members who are no longer active in their EMS/Paramedic Service careers.

      (vi) Retired Directors: Individuals who were previously Designated Representatives and/or Additional Delivery Agent Members, and previously Directors, who are no longer active in their EMS/Paramedic Service careers.

     (vii) Senators: Individuals who are Retired Directors in good standing or Retired Members in good standing.

(c) In order to become a Non-Voting Member, an individual must:

      (i) apply and be approved by the Directors in such a manner as the Directors may from time to time determine; and

     (ii) pay any applicable membership fees, in accordance with section 3.4.

(d) Provided that an individual meets the relevant eligibility and admission criteria, they may apply and be admitted to more than one (1) class of Non-Voting Members.

(e) Non-Voting Members shall not be entitled to receive notice or vote at any Members Meetings, however, they may be invited by the Directors to attend certain Members Meetings.