Public Safety

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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Posted Thursday, December 07, 2017

Pet oxygen masksCornwall Fire Services has another tool at its disposal to help furry family members in emergencies.
Pumper trucks are now equipped with pet oxygen masks – life-saving devices specifically designed for animals that have been exposed to smoke during a fire.
“Our first priority in the case of fire is always to assist the occupants involved and ensure buildings are cleared. While doing our job though, we often have the opportunity to help pets,” said Firefighter...

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Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Winter parkingLike many other communities, the City of Cornwall has overnight winter parking restrictions in place during the winter season.
These restrictions are necessary in order to ensure snow clearing activities can be completed in a safe and effective manner.
The restrictions work as follows:
From November 15th to December 14th Parking on any roadway between the hours of 1 am - 7 am is prohibited ONLY on days when a snowfall of 5 centimetres or more is forecasted by Environment...

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Posted Monday, November 06, 2017

Remembrance DayResidents are welcome to attend the annual Remembrance Day ceremony on Saturday, November 11th at the Cornwall Cenotaph on Second Street West.
The march will start at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 297 (at the corner of Second and Cumberland Streets) at approximately 10:45 am and continue along Veterans’ Walk to the Cenotaph, where the Remembrance Day ceremony will begin at 11 am.
To ensure the safety of all participants, the Cornwall Community Police Service may...

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