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
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
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
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. 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
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, 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
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
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 – 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
Guelph, On, January 15, 2014 – The Guelph Fire Department is urging people to use caution when disposing of cigarettes, match… Continue reading Fire department urges caution when disposing of cigarettes
Guelph, ON, December 5, 2013 – Tomorrow, Friday, December 6, the Guelph Fire Department will participate in a hazardous mater… Continue reading Guelph Fire participating in hazmat training Friday
The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management has asked that we remind community members to check serial numbers of their dishwashers after a recent fire investigation revealed the cause of the fire to be an electrical failure within the dishwasher, a product that had been recalled in 2010. The occupant was seriously injured as a result of the incident.
Guelph, On, November 8, 2013 – Thanks to a new call processing system being piloted in Guelph, the City’s Emergency Services… Continue reading New dispatch system shortens processing time of medical calls
Guelph, On, October 8, 2013 – Unattended cooking is the number one cause of residential fires in Ontario and according to the… Continue reading Guelph Fire emphasizes safe cooking during Fire Prevention Week
Guelph, On, September 24, 2013 – In advance of next month’s Fire Prevention Week, the Guelph Fire Department is hosting its a… Continue reading Fire Prevention Day in Guelph is September 28
Community events include garage sale and pancake breakfast Guelph, On, September 19, 2013 – Last week, the City of Guelph lau… Continue reading City kicks off $55,000 United Way fundraising campaign
Guelph, On, July 19, 2013 – The Guelph Fire Department is reminding residents that outdoor fireplaces, fire pits, and chimine… Continue reading Outdoor, recreational fires not permitted within Guelph city limits
Earlier today the City of Guelph decided to file for interest arbitration with regards to the collective bargaining agreement with the Guelph Professional Fire Fighters Association (GPFFA), the union representing its 165 fire department employees.
Guelph, On, May 21, 2013 – The Guelph Fire Department is testing a new product called Mark-A-Hydrant that makes it easier for… Continue reading Reflective markers make it easier for firefighters to see hydrants at night
Guelph, ON, April 26 — The City and the Guelph Professional Fire Fighters Association (GPFFA) bargaining teams have met nine… Continue reading Statement from The City of Guelph: Collective bargaining between the City and GPFFA update
To prevent a tragic fire from happening in our community, such as the one that recently claimed the lives of four people in East Gwillimbury, Guelph Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong is urging residents to have working smoke alarms in their homes.