News

Police: Attempted Murder Suspect Believed to be Armed

Police: Attempted Murder Suspect Believed to be Armed

Associates believed to be aiding in his attempts to elude police

Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

Queen’s Near Top 1 Percent of World’s Degree-Granting Institutions

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has released its 2015 international rankings, with Queen’s University rated 284th out of 25,000 degree-granting institutions worldwide. That was slightly down from last year, when Queen’s was in 277th place. In a Queen’s News post about the release, Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), said “While it is [...]

Police Seek Dump Truck That Struck Cyclist

Police Seek Dump Truck That Struck Cyclist

UPDATE – Kingston Police report that the driver of the truck has been identified: With the assistance of video footage from one of the cyclist’s mounted camera a 46-year-old Kingston area man was identified and charged by Kingston Police Uniform Patrol. Video footage recorded by a fellow cyclist was able to catch the company name of [...]

Releases

Fake Canada Revenue Agency Callers Demanding Money

Fake Canada Revenue Agency Callers Demanding Money

Detectives from the Kingston Police Fraud Unit are advising that a scheme has resurfaced in the city where callers impersonating Canada Revenue Agency staff are demanding money. There has been an increase in the number of persons being contacted by alleged agents of the CRA demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes. The persons on the [...]

Kingston Road Closures & Delays for July 27 to August 2

Kingston Road Closures & Delays for July 27 to August 2

Please see below for a list of road construction projects and events expected to have an impact on traffic flow next week, including a notice from Utilities Kingston about electrical work affecting downtown parking and sidewalks and a notice from Public Works and Government Services Canada about work being planned for the La Salle Causeway. [...]

Victoria Park Wading Pool Opens for Summer

Victoria Park Wading Pool Opens for Summer

As of this week, the wading pool in Victoria Park is now open for the rest of the summer. Located at 487 Brock St., Victoria Park’s wading pool will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather-permitting). This will be the wading pool’s final season. “As we moved forward with plans to improve [...]

Entertainment

Accidental Button Push Wins Woman $33,858 at Casino

Accidental Button Push Wins Woman $33,858 at Casino

Accidentally pressing the wrong button on a slot machine ended up being a jackpot winning move for a local woman at the OLG Casino Thousand Islands. Shirley Lima of Amherstview won $33,858 on the CHINA SHORES Konami Machine, which has a free spin feature, after inadvertently hitting the ‘maximum bet’ button. “I couldn’t believe I [...]

2015 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous Has Begun

2015 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous Has Begun

The 27th annual Kingston’s Buskers Rendezvous has begun, running until Sunday, July 12th. The event, which was started as a a fun addition to Downtown Kingston’s July Sidewalk Sale, has now become known as one of the preeminent festivals of its kind in Canada. This year there is a great mix of new, returning and [...]

The Tragically Hip Among Musicians Making Canadians Most Proud

The Tragically Hip Among Musicians Making Canadians Most Proud

The Kingston formed band polled second only to Celine Dion in national poll

Science & Tech

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

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