Union Gas Supports Algoma District Paramedic Services With $1,500 Grant For Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Elliot Lake, ON, November 30, 2017 - Union Gas supports Algoma District Paramedic Services with a $1,500 grant to purchase CO alarms.

Algoma District Paramedic Service Grant Announcement

Left to Right: Brent Belec, utility services manager, Union Gas; Henry Alamenciak, paramedic chief, Algoma District Paramedic Service and Corey Whiting, Algoma District Paramedic Service

"At Union Gas, safety governs everything we do, whether we are building a pipeline or installing a gas meter at your home," said Brent Belec, utility services manager Sault Ste. Marie, Union Gas. "Because of our safety culture, we make it a priority to support our local safety partners, helping to save lives in the community."

Algoma District Paramedic Services (ADPS) is operated by the Algoma District Services Administration Board (ADSAB) and has its headquarters located in Elliot Lake. ADPS provides emergency prehospital care to the Algoma District covering approximately 59,000 sq. kms. ADPS has 20 ambulances and emergency response vehicles and a staff of 72 Paramedics who work at 8 bases located across the district.

"This generous donation from Union gas will help protect both the public as well as our paramedics when entering areas where CO may be present. Paramedics will have these CO detectors attached to equipment that they carry on every call. Health and safety of our paramedics is always a priority for our organization," said Henry Alamenciak, paramedic chief, Algoma District Paramedic Service.

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of $8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.

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For more information, contact:

Union Gas Limited
David Primorac
External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-4600 ext. 5002058
djprimorac@uniongas.com

Algoma District Paramedic Services
Jeffrey Pulvermacher
Deputy Chief/Media Relations Officer
Ph. 705-848-7153 ext. 321
For more information, visit adsab.on.ca/en/paramedic-services/ or find us on Twiter.