July 05, 2011 12:43 ET

Media Advisory: Ornge to Make an Announcement for Patients of Southeastern Ontario

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 5, 2011) - Ornge, Ontario's transport medicine service, invites members of the media to an announcement at the Oshawa Municipal Airport. This event will unveil plans that will help to significantly strengthen patient care for the residents of Ontario, specifically in the Southeastern region.

Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Oshawa Municipal Airport
Airside in front of the Terminal Building (Apron)
1200 Airport Boulevard (located off Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road)
Oshawa, ON
Who: Tom Lepine, Chief Operating Officer, Ornge
Mayor John Henry, City of Oshawa
Steve Wilcox, Airport Manager, Oshawa Municipal Airport
What: Interview/Photo opportunities
Helicopter landing and tours of aircraft (weather permitting)


Ornge is the world's leading innovator in the emerging field of transport medicine, and operates from a number of bases across the province of Ontario and performs more than 21,000 admissions annually. It coordinates all aspects of Ontario's aero medical transport system, the critical care land transport program, paediatric transport program and the authorization of air and land ambulance transfers between hospitals. Ornge is dedicated to the provision of high quality patient care through innovative transport medicine.

Contact Information

  • Ornge
    Gannon Loftus
    Regional Media Relations Officer
    416-531-7577 or toll free: 1-888-229-8115