News

Richardson Foundation Pledges $5 Million for Queen’s Stadium Revitalization

Richardson Foundation Pledges $5 Million for Queen’s Stadium Revitalization

Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Daniel Woolf, announced today that a $5 million pledge has been made toward the revitalization of Richardson stadium. The donation comes from the Richardson Foundation, the giving arm of James Richardson & Sons, Limited and Affiliated Companies, the same family that the stadium was originally named for. “The histories of [...]

Queen’s University Alumni Nominated for Indy Music Award

Queen’s University Alumni Nominated for Indy Music Award

Splash’N Boots nominated for Children’s Group of the Year

Family & Children’s Services Seek Donors to Send Kids to Camp

Family & Children’s Services Seek Donors to Send Kids to Camp

Agency seeks to raise $10,000 to send 50 kids to camp

Releases

Public’s Help Sought to Research Salamander Population Decline

Public’s Help Sought to Research Salamander Population Decline

50 percent decline in the ranges of all but two species in Ontario

Public Invited to Artillery Park Aquatic Centre Grand Opening

Public Invited to Artillery Park Aquatic Centre Grand Opening

Residents are being encouraged to attend the Grand Opening ceremony for the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre at 382 Bagot St. at noon on Thursday, May 1. Mayor Mark Gerretsen and Councillor Rob Hutchison will cut the ribbon to officially open the doors to this completely updated facility. “I am excited and proud to officially re-open [...]

City to Offer Online Sustainability Discussion on Earth Day

City to Offer Online Sustainability Discussion on Earth Day

Interested in how the City is promoting sustainability in Kingston?

Entertainment

Avril Lavigne Releases “Hello Kitty” Music Video

Avril Lavigne Releases “Hello Kitty” Music Video

Avril Lavigne released a new video today for her song “Hello Kitty”. The song has been released as her self-titled album’s fourth single in Asia, while the worldwide fourth single will be “Give You What You Like”. It weas co-written by Lavigne, her husband and Nickleback lead singer Chad Kroeger, David Hodges and Martin Johnson. [...]

Crimson Peak Filming in Kingston’s Market Square

Crimson Peak Filming in Kingston’s Market Square

Today, Kingstonians are excited to be welcoming the cast and crew of Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak” (also known by its working title “Haunted Peak”) who are in town to shoot scenes outside City Hall. The filming centers around the historic Market Square, behind City Hall, where tons of earth and 1900-era props have been [...]

Eric Idle Tweets with Queen’s University “Spamalot” Director

Eric Idle Tweets with Queen’s University “Spamalot” Director

Student has Twitter exchange with Monty Python member who authored Broadway play

Science & Tech

“Rock Snot” in Rivers & Lakes May be Linked to Global Warming

“Rock Snot” in Rivers & Lakes May be Linked to Global Warming

Research debunks ‘human-transfer’ theory

Queen’s Science Discovery Day a Hit with Local Youth

Queen’s Science Discovery Day a Hit with Local Youth

Teacher candidates at Queen’s University hosted a Science Discovery Day for children and their families this past Saturday afternoon, with 75 science activity centres set up in the foyer and gymnasium of Duncan McArthur Hall. “This event gives teacher candidates the opportunity to demonstrate their initiative, hard work and creativity,” said associate professor of Elementary [...]

Kingston Kids Wanted for Exergaming Study

Kingston Kids Wanted for Exergaming Study

Children get gamebike & exercise video games for 6 weeks