Medic retiring at 65 reflects on 38-year career

The biggest challenges during his career where the introduction of AEDs and ALS on trucks, stretcher redesigns and allowing medics to administer medications


MISSISSAUGA, Canada — Only four per cent of paramedics ever actually reach retirement age still working as paramedics, Bob Arthur notes.

At the age of 65, and after 38 years, he’s one of them.

Arthur retired in December as one of the longest-serving Peel Regional Paramedics on the job today.

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