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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
The Guelph Fire Department reminds residents that use of outdoor fire pits, chimineas and other similar devices are not permi… Continue reading Outdoor, recreational fires not permitted within city limits
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
Emergency workers deserve and receive fair compensation for performing services that help keep our community safe, and they d… Continue reading Emergency Services Negotiations: Related News
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
Guelph, ON, February 23, 2015 – The City of Guelph and the Guelph Professional Firefighters’ Association (GPFFA) are set to b… Continue reading City and firefighters begin contract negotiations February 27
During this evening’s City Council meeting, Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie issued the following statement: “Earlier this evening, C… Continue reading Mayor’s Statement: negotiating with Guelph firefighters’ union
Guelph, On, December 8, 2014 – On Saturday, December 13, the City’s police, firefighters and paramedics will be collecting no… Continue reading Third annual ‘Stuff an Ambulance’ event happening December 13
Guelph, On, November 4, 2014 – Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Service has purchased a potentially life-saving device for… Continue reading Paramedics using new drill for easier vascular access in patients
City receives $220,000 to develop community paramedicine program Guelph, On, October 29, 2014 – Guelph is one of 30 Ontario c… Continue reading Local paramedics to provide more community care
CO alarms now mandatory in all homes October 14, 2014 — Ontario is taking another step to keep families and homes in Ontario… Continue reading Keeping Ontarians safe from carbon monoxide
Guelph, On, September 30, 2014 – The Guelph Fire Department is hosting its annual Fire Prevention Day on Saturday, October 4.… Continue reading Fire Prevention Day in Guelph is October 4
Guelph, On, September 11, 2014 – Today, Guelph’s emergency services personnel will pause at 9:59 a.m. to remember the fallen… Continue reading Guelph’s emergency services remember 9/11 anniversary
As the GFD continues its quest for quality improvement, we are in the process of renewing our five year community-driven strategic plan to guide operational improvements and enhance how the services are provided throughout the community. We need your help. Please take the time to complete this survey. Y
Guelph, ON, May 14, 2014 – The fire at 25 Manor Park Crescent that the Guelph Fire Department started battling at approximate… Continue reading House fire at historical building extinguished
Guelph, On, May 13, 2014 – The Guelph Fire Department is asking residents to avoid using Silvercreek Park while they continue… Continue reading Residents urged to avoid Silvercreek Park while fire crews battle nearby house fire
Attention: News and photo editors Guelph, ON, May 5, 2014 – On Wednesday, May 7 the City of Guelph will host an Emergency Pre… Continue reading City hosting Emergency Preparedness Day event
Guelph, On, April 15, 2014 – This afternoon the City and the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association (GPFFA) reached a t… Continue reading City and GPFFA reach tentative agreement
Guelph, On, February 19, 2014 – The Guelph Fire Department is partnering with TVOKids and the Ontario Office of the Fire Mars… Continue reading Guelph Fire wants all families to “Push the Button!”
Guelph, ON, February 7, 2014 – Unusually large snow banks along roadways have reduced the horizontal width of many of Guelph’… Continue reading City reminds residents of need for three metres of clearance on roadways
Guelph, On, February 7, 2014 – The Guelph Fire Department is asking residents to remove snow from exterior vents connected to… Continue reading Guelph Fire asks residents to clear snow from exterior vents
The following media release was first issued on January 25, 2014 by Guelph Police Service and the Guelph Fire Department. On… Continue reading House fire at 2 Deerpath Drive