News Remote First Nations may see emergency first responders SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Friday, Mar. 7th, 2014 A drive is underway to establish emergency services on remote First Nations in Northern Ontario. Researchers at Sudbury’s school of medicine identify the need in a report. The report suggests that isolated First Nations residents be trained to act as first responders in an emergency. Twenty-nine First Nations in Northern Ontario either don’t have 911 or paramedic service.