News

Queen’s University Updates Anti-Vaxx Prof Investigation

Queen’s University Updates Anti-Vaxx Prof Investigation

Queen’s University Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Alan Harrison, issued a statement today to address the “anti-vaccine” controversy related to Melody Torcolacci, the instructor of HLTH 102, “Physical Determinants of Health”. Harrison states that the results of his information-gathering, including comments from students taking that class, does not enable him to state “unequivocally” that Ms.Torcolacci’s sole [...]

City of Kingston Wins Sustainable Award

City of Kingston Wins Sustainable Award

For the second time in three years, the City of Kingston has won a Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Sustainable Communities Brownfield Award. Announced at the FCM conference in London, Ontario,the award honours the City’s innovative and efficient filtering solution to remediating groundwater at Emma Martin Park. “We’re proud FCM continues to acknowledge the work [...]

Vandalism Causes $100K in Damages at Kingston Youth Shelter

Vandalism Causes $100K in Damages at Kingston Youth Shelter

Shelter will not be able to open on time for its first 5 residents

Releases

Utilities Kingston Releases Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Utilities Kingston Releases Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Unusually cold weather increases frozen water calls to Utilities Kingston

Gov’t Awards $8.1 Million for Kingston Graphene Production

Gov’t Awards $8.1 Million for Kingston Graphene Production

Funds to automate Grafoid’s production of low-cost, high-purity MesoGraf graphene

Stratford Festival Brings King Lear to Kingston Screen

Stratford Festival Brings King Lear to Kingston Screen

Cineplex Odeon showing King Lear on Thursday, February 19

Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd to be Featured At Restaurants Canada Show

Dan Aykroyd to be Featured At Restaurants Canada Show

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Dan Aykroyd will share secrets to food service and beverage success at The Restaurants Canada Show during the exclusive breakfast from 8:00 am to 9:45 pm. The Kingston area resident and other presenters will be at the Direct Energy Center in Toronto. The breakfast is an annual event that brings [...]

Bryan Adams to Receive Humanitarian Spirit Award At Canadian Music Week

Bryan Adams to Receive Humanitarian Spirit Award At Canadian Music Week

Singer to receive the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award during the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards

Tickets on Sale for Third Annual Next Gen Masquerade

Tickets on Sale for Third Annual Next Gen Masquerade

On Saturday February 21, 2015, United Way Next Gen is hosting the third annual Next Gen Masquerade at the Renaissance Event Venue. Tickets are now on sale for this memorable night out. This social soiree gives guests the chance to slip into semi-formal attire and a mask and enjoy a night of dancing, cocktails, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, [...]

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