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Queen’s student petitions Canadian government for action on Iran

A petition originated in Kingston has garnered over 3,300 signatures and counting as of Tuesday. Presented by second year Queen's student Niki Ehsan and sponsored...

Rotary Club of Kingston announces launch of 2023 Community Outreach Grants

The Rotary Club of Kingston has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Rotary Club of Kingston’s Community Outreach Grants (COG). Among those...

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Rotary Club of Kingston announces launch of 2023 Community Outreach Grants

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The Rotary Club of Kingston has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Rotary Club of Kingston’s Community Outreach Grants (COG). Among those...

Learn how to create the life you want with Financial Empowerment for Canadian Women

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Laura Southall, a certified financial planner is hoping to offering her expertise to Kingston Frontenac residents and beyond with a new book. Financial Empowerment for...

Fort Henry improvements among Parks Canada site investments

The Government of Canada is investing $12 million into preserving Parks Canada sites, including Kingston's Fort Henry. At Fort Henry's Great Hall on Monday morning,...

Zellers is making a comeback to Canada and one of its first locations will...

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After over a decade of being absent from the retail landscape, Zellers has announced that they’re making a comeback to Canada.  According to the news...

Frontenacs make moves for next year as city council considers Memorial Cup bid funding

The Kingston Frontenacs are one of four OHL teams vying to host the 2024 Memorial Cup, and the team's moves ahead of Tuesday's trade...

AirBnB listings returning to pre-pandemic levels in Kingston

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Recent analytics are showing that short term rental listings are making a resurgence in Kingston. The analytics factor in two major short term rental...

City of Kingston to evict campers next week as more shelter beds open up

The City of Kingston has issued Trespass Notices to campers in Belle Park and the surrounding K&P trail less than a day after announcing...

Parks Canada seeks Indigenous artists for Bellevue House

As part of its restoration and renewal of Kingston's Bellevue House, Parks Canada has a call out for Indigenous artists to create art installations...

Rally to be held in support of prisoners as guard faces trial

A demonstration is planned outside of Napanee Superior Court on Thursday morning, as a correctional services officer is facing trial for a 2012 assault....

KHSC offering incentives to attract healthcare workers

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is hoping to help address staffing shortages by offering incentives to new hires. The new incentives also encourage current...

Kingston Police wants you to know that a high risk offender has been released...

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Kingston Police has released a safety notice about the release of Paul Kubesch, who has been deemed a high risk offender and is currently...

Waaban Crossing opens to public

Kingston wrapped up its largest ever infrastructure project on Tuesday, as the newest bridge over the Cataraqui River officially opened after a ceremonial ribbon...

Structural fire destroys building on Princess street

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A major structural fire broke out last night at the former Gino’s Pizza location on Princess Street.  Kingston Fire and Rescue began responding to the...

Ontario education workers ratify deal with government, but the fight continues

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Ontario education workers have ratified a tentative deal between their union and employer, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) said Monday, closing off...

Pascan Aviation “pauses” service in Kingston

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The YGK Airport has announced that Pascan Aviation will be pausing flights from Kingston, starting January 6, 2023. Pascan Aviation initially began offering passenger service...

Kingston Humane Society launches Homes for the Holidays to find cats homes

The Kingston Humane Society (KHS) is making a push to get as many cats as possible into loving homes over the next month. KHS...

Booster Juice moves into historic location on Princess Street

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Booster Juice held a grand opening this month to celebrate the opening of their third location in Kingston. The grand opening occurred earlier this...

Analysis: Canada should focus on building ties with countries that share its values —...

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By: David Detomasi, Queen's University, Ontario In his recent book, Values: Building a Better World for All, economist and former governor of the Bank of...

United Way KFL&A 2022 Campaign narrowly exceeds funding goal

United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington hosted the return of their Touchdown Breakfast at St. Lawrence College, bringing contributors together to announce the...

Wellness centre brings psychedelic-assisted programs to Kingston

A new facility in Kingston is looking to bring healing and growth through community and psychedelics, with programming ramping up in the coming months....

Rally held in Kingston for Iranians as thousands are detained

PUBLISHING NOTE: Subjects asked for their surnames to be left out of the article. A crowd of roughly a hundred people gathered across from Kingston...

Queen’s “strongly recommends” masking indoors

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Queen’s University has announced that they are strongly recommending that Queen’s students, staff, and faculty wear a mask in indoor settings where physical distancing...

Support Not Stigma initiative gets federal funding

A coalition of community partners is receiving $1.34 million in federal funding to support a new initiative aimed to better the life of substance...

Queen’s makes way for “significant institutional building”

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Queen’s University has revealed plans to demolish two “vacant and aging houses” on 154 and 160 Stuart Street, which once housed the Queen’s Film...

Cure Cancer Classic looks to reach funding milestone

Queen's Cure Cancer Classic organizing committee is gearing up to roll out its first of many events of the 2022/23 school year. This year...