Public Safety

Posted Saturday, July 14, 2018

FireDepartment The Event
At 12:58 a.m. on Saturday morning, July 14, a call was received by the 911 operator advising of a structure fire on the 800 block of Montreal Road.
The Response
The Fire Services Department responded with four vehicles from both fire halls. A total of 14 fire personnel and seven vehicles were at the scene.
The Summary
The fire was quickly extinguished with no injuries or loss of life. Crews were on scene at the time of this release (early Saturday...

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Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Falcon webAfter a review of the environment, in conjunction with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and their falcon expert, it is expected that a family of Merlin Falcons will relocate in six to ten days.
Until that time, the City of Cornwall is asking pedestrians to use caution when travelling in the area.
City staff have erected barricades and signs in the area of the Merlin Falcons’ nest. Per the attached map, pedestrians need to use caution when walking in...

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Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2018

bandshellweb What's open and closed on Canaday Day and July 2
Cornwall City Hall and other municipal offices will be closed on Monday, July 2.
The Cornwall Civic Complex will remain open with access to the walking track.
The Cornwall Aquatic Centre will be open on Sunday, July 1 from 2 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. for a leisure swim sponsored by the City of Cornwall. The facility will be open as usual on Monday, July 2.
Mattice, Reg Campbell and St. Joseph outdoor pools will be...

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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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