News

Public Invited to Earth Hour, Saturday at Market Square

Public Invited to Earth Hour, Saturday at Market Square

The City is inviting the public to celebrate Earth Hour at the Kingston Unplugged event in the Springer Market Square courtyard. Hosted by Sustainable Kingston, the event begins at 6:30 pm on Saturday, March 28. “Kingston Unplugged is a solar and wind powered event the whole family will enjoy,” said Mayor Bryan Paterson, in a [...]

Kingston Memorial Centre’s Outdoor Aqua Park Renamed

Kingston Memorial Centre’s Outdoor Aqua Park Renamed

The City of Kingston’s outdoor aquatic centre at 303 York Street (map), previously known as SCOTT Aqua Park, will now be named as Tomlinson Aqua Park. The Scott Environmental Group was acquired by the Tomlinson Group last summer, and requested the name change to reflect this change in ownership. New signage will be provided by the [...]

Kingston Charity Kept Busy During Recent Visit to Haiti

Kingston Charity Kept Busy During Recent Visit to Haiti

Medical Clinic opens for business in Port-Au-Prince’s Cité Soleil

Releases

City Seeks to Recognize Remarkable Recyclers

City Seeks to Recognize Remarkable Recyclers

The City is again seeking to recognize and reward its most remarkable recyclers. If your household knows what to do with a plastic shopping bag or a cardboard can with metal ends* once you are done with them, there’s a good chance YOU are remarkable recyclers. “Sign-up to participate in the remarkable recycler program and [...]

Police Seek Man Who Exposed Himself in University District

Police Seek Man Who Exposed Himself in University District

Kingston Police is advising the community and looking for assistance in identifying a male who is believed to be responsible for multiple indecent acts in the University District area. Police originally received a single call of an occurrence on Sunday, March 15 at approximately 10:45 p.m. A female Queen’s University student was leaving the Queen’s [...]

John Counter Boulevard Closure for Tuesday & Wednesday

John Counter Boulevard Closure for Tuesday & Wednesday

John Counter Boulevard will be closed from Portsmouth Avenue to Princess Street from 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 until 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 25.  Urgent repairs are needed to the culverts in this area. The VIA Rail station and area businesses can be accessed from John Counter Boulevard by way of Princess Street during this [...]

Entertainment

Author Douglas Gardham at Chapters Book Store on Saturday

Author Douglas Gardham at Chapters Book Store on Saturday

Author will discuss his books from 1pm to 5pm at the March 21st event

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

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