EMS professionals show tremendous commitment to providing care when Yukoners need it most. During this event, EMS members are honoured for service excellence through a number of special awards.
Each year Emergency Medical Services professionals together from across Yukon for three days of training, business meetings and to challenge each other in a friendly skills competition. It has taken place every year since 1996.
Excellence in EMS - Scott Stewart (Haines Junction) and Cathy Brais (Eagle Plains).
CS Minister Elaine Taylor with Cathy Brais of Eagle Plains
Rick Staley on behalf of Scott Stewart of Haines Junction with Minister Taylor
Excellence in EMS Education - Maria Kontogonis of Carmacks and Doug MacKay of Destruction Bay
Maria Kontogonis and Doug McKay with Community Operations Supervisor Patricia McParland
Beyond the Call of Duty - Watson Lake EMS team: Scott Cole, Anthony Merlin, Trevor Millen, Tyler Porter and Celine Skerget
Laurel Cole and Scott Cole on behalf of Watson Lake team with EMS Director Mike McKeage Bruce Harder Memorial Award - Cyndy Bekk of Faro Bea Felker Award - Rick Christianson of Carcross
Laurel Cole and Scott Cole on behalf of Watson Lake team with EMS Director Mike McKeage
Bruce Harder Memorial Award - Cyndy Bekk of Faro
Bea Felker Award - Rick Christianson of Carcross
First Place - Gabe Ellis and David Bennett of Pelly Crossing- Gabe Ellis and David Bennett of Pelly Crossing
David Bennett and Gabe Ellis with Minister Taylor
Second Place- Stephanie Hedley and Daniel Staley of Whitehorse
VASS Chairman Ted Baker, Stephanie Hedley, Daniel Staley, EMS Director Mike McKeage
Third Place - Mike Perry and Saskia Robbins of Dawson City
Community Operations Manager Chris MacPherson, Saskia Robbins and Mike Perry