Christopher (Chris) Robertson
Christopher (Chris) Robertson, JD, MA, BA was a former medic in the Canadian Forces Reserves in the late 1980s and into the 90s, attaining the rank of Sergeant before taking his release. In his civilian life, Chris began a Paramedic career in Ontario in 1990, eventually working as an Advanced Care Paramedic and a Critical Care Flight Paramedic on BANDAGE 4 – one of Ontario’s fixed wing air ambulances in Northern Ontario. He was on the instructional faculty of OPALS (Ontario Prehospital Advanced Life Support) Program, then introducing ACPs into Ontario on a large scale as part of the OPALS Research project in the mid and late 1990s. He went on to become a Deputy Chief of a Municipal Paramedic Service in Belleville, Ontario. He retired from active but part-time clinical practice as an ACP in 2013 following his graduation from Osgoode Hall Law School. Chris now practices general civil litigation as a lawyer in Ontario, Canada, with a smaller practice in criminal and professional and regulatory defence.