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The City of Guelph prohibits outdoor recreational fires (e.g. fireplaces, fire pits, and chimineas). Failure to comply with o… Continue reading Outdoor recreational fires not permitted
Guelph, Ont., May 31, 2017 – The Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) has launched a bike medic program to provide quic… Continue reading Bike medics roll in this summer
Guelph, Ont., May 29, 2017 – In celebration of national Paramedic Services Week, May 28 to June 3, the Guelph-Wellington Para… Continue reading Celebrate Paramedic Services Week
Guelph, Ont., May 1, 2017 – On Wednesday, May 3, the City of Guelph will host its annual Emergency Preparedness Day event at… Continue reading Is your family prepared if an emergency strikes?
Guelph, Ont., Thursday, April 13, 2017 – Today, Fire Chief John Osborne announced the selection of Steven Goode as the City’s… Continue reading City welcomes Steven Goode as deputy chief of Operations
Guelph, Ont., March 6, 2017 — On February 21, 2017, the City of Guelph received the board’s decision on the interest arbitrat… Continue reading City asks for a judicial review on fire interest arbitration award
Guelph, Ont. December 12, 2016 – On Saturday, December 17, the City’s police, firefighters and paramedics will be collecting… Continue reading Fifth annual ‘Stuff an Emergency Vehicle’ event happening December 17
Guelph, Ont., Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – For more than 40 years, Guelph’s firefighters have volunteered their time to dist… Continue reading Guelph firefighters collecting toys at fire stations
Guelph, Ont., November 24, 2016 – Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service is launching a new community program designed to help s… Continue reading Defibrillator loaner program launches in Guelph
Guelph, Ont., November 3, 2016 – On Monday, November 7, the Guelph Fire Department will recognize local residents Donie Fogar… Continue reading Guelph Fire recognizes two community members for bravery
Guelph, Ont., Wednesday, October 5 – The Guelph Fire Department is hosting its annual Fire Prevention Day on Saturday, Octobe… Continue reading Fire Prevention Day in Guelph is October 15
The City and the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association head into interest arbitration. Arbitration hearing is open to the public.
Public access defibrillators presented to schools, County and City Guelph, Ont., September 21, 2016 – On September 16, the Gu… Continue reading Paramedics honoured at annual celebration
Guelph, Ont., September 13, 2016 – The Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) will host its third annual celebration and… Continue reading Paramedics to be honoured at awards dinner on September 16
Guelph, Ont., July 13, 2016 – Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility is safe to be occupied, according to a structural engineer… Continue reading Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility structurally safe after fire
The City of Guelph reminds residents that air-conditioned City facilities and libraries are open to residents and visitors looking for a place to keep cool during the severe heat warning.
Outdoor, recreational fires not allowed in Guelph Guelph, Ont., July 5, 2016 – In the interest of public safety, the Guelph F… Continue reading Guelph Fire asks residents to use caution if cooking outdoors
Update – 4:30 p.m. The Guelph Fire Department has extinguished the fire and is assessing the damage. A structural assessment… Continue reading Update: Fire at Guelph’s Material Recovery Facility closes 110 Dunlop Drive
Due to weather conditions, the City of Guelph is moving to Level 2 Red watering restrictions under the Outside Water Use Program, effective immediately.
Colleen Clack, who has served as the City of Guelph’s general manager, Culture, Tourism and Community Investment for the past six years, has been appointed by the Executive Team as the City’s newest deputy chief administrative officer (DCAO) of Public Services. In her new position, Clack will oversee Culture, Tourism and Community Investment, Emergency Services, Guelph Transit, Operations, and Parks and Recreation.
Guelph, Ont., May 24, 2016 – In celebration of national Paramedic Services Week, Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service… Continue reading Celebrate Paramedic Services Week
Updated at 1:22 p.m. Guelph, Ont., May 12, 2016 – Motorists are still being asked to avoid the area between Quebec, Paisley a… Continue reading Update: Cause of downtown fire under investigation
Guelph, Ont., May 4, 2016 – Tomorrow, the Guelph Fire Department will recognize two local individuals for their efforts in pr… Continue reading Guelph Fire recognizes two community members for fire safety efforts
Guelph, Ont., May 2, 2016 – On Wednesday, May 4 the City of Guelph will host its annual Emergency Preparedness Day event at t… Continue reading City hosting annual Emergency Preparedness Day event
Guelph, Ont., April 21, 2016 – Today, at a groundbreaking event, the City of Guelph and Guelph Police Service (GPS) announced… Continue reading City, Guelph Police break ground on headquarters renovation
A look at some of the budget details On December 10, 2015, City Council approved a $216 million operating budget and a $61 mi… Continue reading 2016 budget highlights
Guelph, Ont. December 10, 2015 – On Saturday, December 12, the City’s police, firefighters and paramedics will be collecting… Continue reading Fourth annual ‘Stuff an Ambulance’ event happening December 12
Guelph, Ont., November 19, 2015 – Today, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Derrick Thomson announced the selection of Andy… Continue reading Seasoned fire and EMS leader comes to Guelph as interim fire chief
Guelph, Ont., November 19 – The City and the Guelph Professional Firefighters’ Association (GPFFA) will resume contract discu… Continue reading Arbitration dates set for City and Guelph firefighters’ contract negotiations
Public notice – November 19, 2015 On Saturday, November 21, 2015 the Guelph Gryphons Football Team is competing in the Mitche… Continue reading Fireworks during November 21 Guelph Gryphons game
Guelph, ON, November 4, 2015 – The City of Guelph regrets to announce that Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong will leave the City to… Continue reading City’s Fire Chief accepts position at City of Kingston
Help clear leaves from catch basins, storm drains Guelph, ON, October 27, 2015 – Environment Canada has issued a special weat… Continue reading Heavy rain expected for Guelph and area
The City of Guelph, in partnership with the Guelph Fire Department and University of Guelph Off-Campus Living office, is carrying out a tenant safety blitz from October 19 to 23, 2015.
Collective bargaining will start this month between the City and two of its union groups.
Council’s bargaining mandate directs staff to negotiate contracts that are fair to our employees—whose work we value every day, reasonable and affordable for our taxpayers, and within the City’s capacity to pay.
The Guelph Fire Department is hosting its annual Fire Prevention Day on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
Guelph, ON, September 22, 2015 – The West End Community Centre has reopened and all programs are running as usual following a… Continue reading West End Community Centre reopens following temporary evacuation
Guelph Fire Department deems facility safe to reopen Guelph, ON, August 12 – Eight City employees have been released from Gue… Continue reading City’s recycling facility employees released from hospital
Unknown substance on sorting line prompts closure Guelph, ON, August 12 – The City’s recycling facility—the Material Recovery… Continue reading City temporarily closes recycling facility
Guelph, ON, July 9, 2015 – Earlier today, the City announced it found a metal drum on the construction site near the intersec… Continue reading Update on drums removed from Guelph construction site
Construction crews found, removed and contained one more metal drum on the construction site near the intersection of Wellington Street and the Hanlon Expressway. Odours are expected to subside quickly. The drum and surrounding soil are being removed for safe disposal. Since September, 2014, 43 170-litre (45-gallon) drums have been removed from the site.
Guelph, ON, June 30, 2015 – The Guelph Fire Department is reminding residents, landlords, and business owners to know and und… Continue reading Guelph Fire reminds residents, landlords, business owners about fire code compliance
Guelph, ON, May 27, 2015 – Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service (GWEMS) was honoured last Friday evening at the 12th a… Continue reading Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service receives Service Award for Geriatric Excellence
Public invited to three information sessions Guelph, ON, May 20, 2015 – To kick off Paramedic Services Week, May 24 to 31, Gu… Continue reading Paramedic Services Week is May 24 to 31
Guelph, ON, May 12, 2015 – After seven negotiation meetings between the City of Guelph and the Guelph Professional Firefighte… Continue reading City and Guelph Professional Firefighters’ Association file for conciliation
Guelph, ON, May 11, 2015—The City of Guelph and the Guelph Professional Firefighters’ Association (GPFFA) met today, and will… Continue reading City and firefighters continue negotiations May 12
Guelph, ON, May 4, 2015 – On Wednesday, May 6 the City of Guelph will host its annual Emergency Preparedness Day event at the… Continue reading City hosting Emergency Preparedness Day event
File of Life program gives emergency responders access to patient medical history Guelph, ON, April 10, 2015 – The City of Gu… Continue reading City launches new in-home safety tool for vulnerable residents
Service enhances personal safety, access to 9-1-1 for people with hearing or speech impairments Guelph, ON, March 11, 2015 –… Continue reading City hosting Text with 9-1-1 information forum