Public Safety

Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018

Cornwall EMSThe Paramedics serving Cornwall and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry have begun legal strike action as of 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 17.
As a result, fewer ambulances and paramedics will be maintaining emergency service coverage.
Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services asks that only those patients with urgent and emergent health issues call for an ambulance.
During the day, three ambulances staffed by union employees will respond to urgent and emergent calls....

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Posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018

ConstructionWith road construction season now upon us, the City of Cornwall is reminding motorists to exercise caution when driving past or through a construction zone.
Safety in construction work zones is of great concern to construction workers as well as the motoring public, cyclist and pedestrians. A construction site poses unique challenges to worker safety. The presence of moving vehicles around the work zones along with the intrusion of passing vehicles into work areas complicates...

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Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Department of Infrastructure & Municipal Works is undertaking annual maintenance of its fire hydrants and watermains.
Fire Hydrants are tested to ensure they are ready should our Fire services need to use them and also for flushing the watermains. Testing ensures that hydrants are in full working order and verifies their flow capacity.
In order to determine that a hydrant is capable of meeting fire flow requirements, City crews must open the hydrants and discharge...

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Posted Monday, December 18, 2017

Winter drivingWith the winter weather conditions now upon us, the City of Cornwall would like to remind motorists to be extra cautious behind the wheel.
“Stay alert, slow down and stay in control,” said Tommy Sauve, Safety, Training and Operations Supervisor with the City of Cornwall. “Winter driving requires some additional planning and preparation on the part of drivers, and we all have a part to play in keeping our roads safe.”
Safe winter driving is nothing...

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Posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Safe driver awardsCornwall Transit employees were honored during a breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, December 13th at the Cornwall Transit facility on Second Street West.
Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy, CAO Maureen Adams and Municipal Works and Infrastructure General Manager John St. Marseille and Cornwall Transit Division Manager Len Tapp were on hand to present certificates and pins to employees with safe driving and safe working records.
“We want to recognize the level of professionalism...

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