Public Safety

Posted Monday, May 29, 2017

Paramedic open houseResidents are invited to celebrate Paramedic Services Week with a day of free family activities during an Open House hosted by Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services.
The open house will be held at Paramedic Services Headquarters at 601 Campbell Street on Saturday, June 3rd from 10 am to 2 pm (rain or shine).
Paramedics and staff will be on hand to provide tours of the facility and there will be a variety of free, fun family activities on tap including:
A free barbecue...

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Posted Thursday, May 04, 2017

The City of Cornwall is asking residents and sports associations to avoid using ball diamonds and sports fields in City parks at this time on account of the weather.
The recent wet weather conditions have made the fields extremely wet and they could be damaged if used in their current condition.
The City of Cornwall will officially open the ball diamonds and sports fields as soon as the weather conditions make it feasible to do so. Officials with local sports associations...

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Posted Thursday, May 04, 2017

CornwallIn light of the heavy rainfall forecasted for the coming days, the City of Cornwall would like to remind homeowners to take some precautionary steps around the home to reduce the risk of flooding.
Homeowners are encouraged to make sure eavestroughs are clean of debris and downspouts are directed away from the home. Homes that are fitted with a sump pump or backflow prevention device should be checked to ensure they are operational.
The City of Cornwall has undertaken its...

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Posted Thursday, April 20, 2017

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 Wednesday, April 19, 2017

ConstructionWith construction season just around the corner, the City of Cornwall is reminding motorists to exercise caution when driving past or through a construction zone.
These areas require drivers to be especially cautious and attentive. From the heavy machinery to changes in road conditions during construction, these zones can be dangerous for drivers.
Construction areas can be particularly distracting for those who follow the same route daily.
Signage helps indicate changes...

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