News

City of Kingston Seeks Workers for 2014 Municipal Election

City of Kingston Seeks Workers for 2014 Municipal Election

Voting worker positions available for October 18 and October 27

Ted Hsu Will Not Run for Re-Election in 2015

Ted Hsu Will Not Run for Re-Election in 2015

This morning, Kingston and the Islands M.P Ted Hsu issued the following statement to explain why he has decided to not run for re-election in 2015: Since my election in 2011, it has been an honour and a privilege to serve my country and the people of Kingston and the Islands as your Member of Parliament. [...]

Lake Ontario Shark Wasn’t the First “Shark Week” Hoax

Lake Ontario Shark Wasn’t the First “Shark Week” Hoax

Discovery Channel has long history of creative prank promotions for series

Releases

Firefit Firefighters to Hold Car Wash Fundraiser

Firefit Firefighters to Hold Car Wash Fundraiser

Kingston Fire & Rescue’s FireFit Team is holding a car wash and Kids Junior Firefit Challenge from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5 at Station 7, 905 Woodbine Rd. Billed as “The Toughest Two Minutes in Sports,” the Scott FireFit Championship’s obstacle course tests the strength, speed and agility of firefighters who [...]

City Welcomes University and College Students to Kingston

City Welcomes University and College Students to Kingston

Online resources available for new and returning students

Grand Theatre Individual Show Tickets Go On Sale

Grand Theatre Individual Show Tickets Go On Sale

Get’em while they’re hot: individual show tickets available Monday for all performances in The Grand Theatre Presents’ fastest-selling season ever. Individual show tickets for all The 2014-15 Grand Theatre Presents performances will go on sale Monday, August 25 at noon. Single tickets and ticket packages are available: – In person at the Grand Theatre, 218 [...]

Entertainment

Bryan Adams Nominates Justin Trudeau for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Bryan Adams Nominates Justin Trudeau for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In a video posted today, singer-songwriter Bryan Adams fulfilled his nomination for the ALS Ice Bucket challenge and in turn nominated Justin Trudeau to likewise partake in the fundraising stunt. UPDATE: Justin Trudeau accepted the challenge. See his video below. Along with Justin Trudeau, Adams – who was born here in Kingston in 1959 – [...]

2nd Annual Loving Spoonful Food Fiesta Announced

2nd Annual Loving Spoonful Food Fiesta Announced

Event takes place Thursday, August 28th at the Lake Ontario Park Pavilion

Stephanie Braganza Music Video a Youtube Hit

Stephanie Braganza Music Video a Youtube Hit

Video continues a successful year that incl. performance for former President George W. Bush

Science & Tech

Synthetic Sperm Protein May Help Treat Male Infertility

Synthetic Sperm Protein May Help Treat Male Infertility

Discovery by Queen’s University Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Researcher

Queen’s Awarded $15 Million for Cancer Trials Collaborations

Queen’s Awarded $15 Million for Cancer Trials Collaborations

U.S. National Institutes of Health funding Clinical Trials Group at Queen’s University

StayblCam May Rid the World of Shaky Smartphone Video (Updated)

StayblCam May Rid the World of Shaky Smartphone Video (Updated)

New device attaches to smartphones and cameras to stabilize video