Guelph, Ont. December 14, 2017 – On Saturday, December 16, the City’s police, firefighters and paramedics will be collecting… Continue reading Help stuff an emergency vehicle on December 16
Guelph, Ont., December 7, 2017—Around noon today a fire broke out at the City’s Organic Waste Processing Facility, located at… Continue reading Fire at City’s organics facility extinguished by fire department
Last night’s fire in Cambridge caused odours in Guelph. People can resume outdoor activities unless they experience coughing or throat irritation.
Guelph, Ont., November 17, 2017 – Guelph’s firefighters are collecting toys for The Salvation Army as part of their annual Ch… Continue reading Guelph firefighters collecting toys at fire stations
Guelph, Ont., October 6, 2017 – The Guelph Fire Department is hosting its annual Fire Prevention Day on Saturday, October 14… Continue reading Learn about fire safety on October 14
Guelph, Ont., October 2, 2017 – Today, the Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) Ride for Heart bike team and Guelph Pub… Continue reading Paramedics and library staff raising funds to help save lives
September 28, 2017 Under the authority of the City of Guelph’s Fireworks Bylaw (1993)–14362, an exemption has been granted to… Continue reading Notice: Fireworks bylaw exemption – University of Guelph
Guelph, Ont., September 6, 2017 – The Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) is hosting its fourth annual celebration and… Continue reading Celebrating Guelph and Wellington County’s paramedics
Left, Deputy CAO Public Services Colleen Clack, Guelph Fire Chief John Osborne, Chief Steven Westerman, chair of the Commissi… Continue reading Guelph Fire Department maintains accreditation status
GUELPH, Ontario, July 10, 2017 – The City’s Emergency Services are left in good hands as general manager of Emergency Service… Continue reading GM of Emergency Services completes contract with City
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 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., 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
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.
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
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
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