Jen­nifer Jesty

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Breton -

Age: 42

Home: North Sydney Oc­cu­pa­tion: Ad­vanced-care para­medic

Trail­blazer: A sta­tus Abo­rig­i­nal from Eska­soni, Jesty has ac­com­plished a list of firsts, in­clud­ing: first Abo­rig­i­nal woman to grad­u­ate the para­medic pro­gram at the Cen­tre for Emer­gency Medicine in Pitts­burgh, Pa.; first Abo­rig­i­nal woman to be­come a mem­ber of the Nova Sco­tia Fire­fight­ers As­so­ci­a­tion; first Cana­dian mem­ber on the board of trustees for the In­ter­na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Women in Fire and Emer­gency Ser­vices.

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