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No Cost Dental Program Available for Kingston Kids

For families with low-incomes, juggling finances and dental treatment for their children is tough at best. For the families of 1,300 KFL&A children and youth, things just got a little easier thanks to a new, no cost dental program now available to eligible children 17 years-old and younger in the KFL&A area. Healthy Smiles Ontario,… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Board Elects Derek Winton as New Chairman

The Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Derek Winton has been elected as the newest Chair of the Board. His term will begin in January, 2011. Derek Winton is the former General Manager or Bombardier and brings over 40 years experience working in industry both nationally and internationally. … Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Remains in Top 5 in Maclean’s Rankings

Queen’s continues to rank among the top five medical doctoral universities in the country according to Maclean’s magazine’s 2010 rankings. This latest scorecard follows last month’s Globe and Mail’s University Report. The Globe report is a student experience-focused ranking in which Queen’s scores more “A”s than any other large, medium and small university, and is one… Keep Reading

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Kingston Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility Closing

The Household Hazardous Waste facility will close for this year’s season, with its final Thursday operation on November 25 and  the last Saturday on November 27 at 196 Lappan’s Lane. Kingston residents can drop off household hazardous materials there between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays… Keep Reading

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HR PeopleSoft Launch Delayed at Queen’s University

The new HR PeopleSoft administration system will come online in 2011 rather than the end of this year as anticipated. Detailed readiness assessments completed recently looked at testing, training, knowledge transfer, support and production requirements. They also considered the demands placed on staff time by other important priorities at the university. “The QUASR team is… Keep Reading

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Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Clinics Open for Kingston Area

Last week, KFL&A area residents began rolling-up their sleeves to prevent the spread of influenza. The annual campaign—a fixture in communities across the province for the past ten years—kicked off for KFL&A area residents Thursday at the Frontenac Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through the end of the campaign in mid-January, residents will… Keep Reading

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Kingston Elections Updates Available Online Monday Night

KINGSTON, ONT. / Oct. 22, 2010 – Monday’s unofficial municipal election results will be regularly updated on the City’s website at www.cityofkingston.ca/election. UPDATE: View unofficial election results here (Howe Island & Wolfe Island municipal election results) The Election Office will be offering updates on the mayoral, district and school board election results as they are… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Faculty and Students Involved in United Way-Funded Program

David Gordon remembers fondly how the late John Coleman got him to volunteer with the Lunch by George program. “Professor Coleman twisted my arm at church one Sunday six years ago,” says Professor Gordon with a smile. “He was a very difficult man to say no to.” Volunteers including some Queen’s community members established the… Keep Reading

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Symposium to Expose Students to Opportunities in the Arts

‘Art Works’ is symposium designed to expose students in the Limestone District School Board to specialized skills and post secondary opportunities in the Arts.  Secondary students enrolled in the Board’s Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) in the Arts and Culture Program will attend the October 28, 2010 symposium at Queen’s University – Faculty of Education.… Keep Reading

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