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KGH Wins Silver in 2011 Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards

Kingston General Hospital (KGH) has received a silver award in the 2011 Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards created last year by the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care – HealthForceOntario. KGH was among 37 hospitals and healthcare organizations recognized for their efforts to improve their workplaces in ways that contribute… Keep Reading


Virtual World Being Created for Children with Cerebral Palsy

A virtual world that allows children with cerebral palsy (CP) to socialize, exercise and engage in collaborative games from the comfort of their own homes may soon be a reality, thanks to pioneering research by Queen’s University computing experts. “The level of excitement about this project is unlike anything I have ever experienced,” says Nick… Keep Reading


Kingston Team Ties Record at National Slam Poetry Finals

The local “Kingston Pen” team, in its inaugural year, finished fourth overall in the National Poetry Slam Championships at the 2011 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (CFSW). This was the eighth annual edition of CFSW – Canada’s premier slam poetry event – and the local team was one of 20 teams representing 17 communities across… Keep Reading


KEDCO’s John-Paul Shearer Awarded Economic Developer of the Year

Ontario East Economic Development Commission is proud to announce this year’s Economic Developer of the Year Award winner, John-Paul Shearer of Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO). Jeff Garrah, Chief Executive Officer and Donna Gillespie, Marketing & Communications Manager, nominated John-Paul this year on behalf of KEDCO. John-Paul was presented with the award on September 14th,… Keep Reading


Avril Lavigne Sheds Tears in “Wish You Were Here” Video

Today, Napanee’s Avril Lavigne released her latest video from the Goodbye Lullaby album: “Wish You Were Here” (video embedded below), a song written by Lavigne along with Martin Max and Johan Karl Schuster. This release marks the third video from her album, following productions for the songs “What the Hell” and “Smile“. The ballads video… Keep Reading


Blues Brothers Television Series in the Works

According to Variety magazine, actor and SNL Alumnus (and long-time Kingston area resident) Dan Aykroyd will take part in a TV series based of his famous Blues Brothers characters. Both Aykroyd and Judy Belushi – widow of Blues Brother John Belushi – own the TV rights to the characters, and she has reportedly been involved… Keep Reading

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