Maskwacis emergency medical team gets award

Alberta Chambers of Commerce has recognized Maskwacis Ambulance Authority (MAA) with the Award of Distinction

Alberta Chambers of Commerce has recognized Maskwacis Ambulance Authority (MAA) with the Award of Distinction in the Eagle Feather category during the annual awards ceremony in Edmonton on Friday, Feb 27.

“This award affirms the outstanding achievement of the MAA team and the contribution to our community while having developed business acumen and management practices to ensure long term sustainability,” said paramedic Stew Schmidt, MAA general manager.

“I am very proud of the entire MAA team for their work, which has been recognized with this award,” Schmidt added.

MAA, founded in 1982, has evolved to a team of more than 90 staff over the years. In addition to providing three dedicated advanced life support units within

Maskwacis, the MAA staff also provide mutual aid to neighboring communities.

“We have an exceptional team with a commitment to excellence, innovation and high-quality service,” Schmidt concluded.