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Amazon Ranks Kingston as Top 10 Most Romantic City

Amazon Ranks Kingston as Top 10 Most Romantic City

Once again, Amazon has recognized Kingston as one of Canada’s Top 10 Most Romantic Cities. Its seventh annual ranking by was determined by compiling a year’s worth of data from the purchases of items that include romance novels and relationships books, romantic comedies, Amazon’s sexual wellness store, jewelry sales, and romantic music. Victoria, BC was [...]

180 Correctional Officers to be Hired, incl. 10 for Napanee

180 Correctional Officers to be Hired, incl. 10 for Napanee

Other Facilities in Fort Frances, Kenora, Thunder Bay, Lindsay, Ottawa, Monteith, Sault Ste. Marie and Brantford

Students Camp in Library to Send 3rd World Kids to School

Students Camp in Library to Send 3rd World Kids to School

Eleventh year for the Queen’s University “Live-In for Literacy” campaign

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Kingston Road Closures & Delays for February 8 to 14

Kingston Road Closures & Delays for February 8 to 14

Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events expected to have an impact on traffic flow this week. Is construction coming to a street near you? See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at CityofKingston.ca/construction. Kingston Transit riders: find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at CityofKingston.ca/residents/transit/service-alerts. For updates on Highway 401 construction [...]

Kingston Couple Win $100,000 with Instant Wild Card

Kingston Couple Win $100,000 with Instant Wild Card

Ryan Major and Lauranne Warner of Kingston are celebrating after winning a $100,000 top prize with INSTANT WILD CARD (Game #1854). INSTANT WILD CARD is a $5 INSTANT game that has seven top prizes of $100,000. Overall odds of winning are 1 in 3.87. The winning ticket was purchased at Mac’s on Division Street in [...]

Police Investigating Suspicious Car Fire

Police Investigating Suspicious Car Fire

Kingston Police is investigating a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred off of Highway 38 during the evening of February 2. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Kingston Fire & Rescue first attended to the report of a sedan, located in the bush and off the area of 2229 Highway 38, located between Burbrook Road and Unity Road. [...]

Entertainment

Variety Show to Raise Funds & Awareness for Cystic Fibrosis

Variety Show to Raise Funds & Awareness for Cystic Fibrosis

Event takes place on Sunday, February 7th at Queen’s University

Public Invited to Spaghetti Dinner to Support Local Choirs

Public Invited to Spaghetti Dinner to Support Local Choirs

Dinner being hosted on Saturday, February 6 from 5pm to 7pm

Popular Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike Returns

Popular Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike Returns

Local families are being invited to learn about two of the most “mysterious winter forest residents” as part of the CRCA Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike. The event takes place at 6:30 pm on Saturday, January 23 at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Since these animals are quite shy and stealthy, organizers say [...]

Science & Tech

Kingston-Built Bombardier Trains Arriving in B.C.

Kingston-Built Bombardier Trains Arriving in B.C.

According to Vancity Buzz, the first Bombardier Innovia Metro 300 train cars for the Vancouver SkyTrain system have begun to arrive in Burnaby, BC. A total of seven trains, equaling 28 cars, were ordered by TransLink in 2012 for $90.7-million to expand the fleet’s capacity. According to TransLink, four trains were built at the Bombardier [...]

KGH First in Ontario to Use GPS-like Technology in Cardiac Procedures

KGH First in Ontario to Use GPS-like Technology in Cardiac Procedures

400+ KGH cardiac patients expected to benefit from new technology

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