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Kingston Firefighters to Defend Title at FireFit Competition

The Kingston Firefighters Combat Challenge team will defend their titles this weekend at the FireFit Canadian National Championships in Brampton. Firefighters Ralph Crouse and Jamie Neadow placed first for the third year in a row in the last tournament, setting a new world record time in the Over 40 age category two person NXG2 race.… Keep Reading

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Employment – Kingston Seeks Staff for 2010 Municipal Election

Must be available for training, advance polls and Election Day KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 1, 2010 – The City’s Election Office is accepting applications for employment for Technical Deputy Returning Officers, Deputy Returning Officers, Revision Clerks, Information Clerks and Standbys for this fall’s municipal election. “We are looking for civic-minded Kingstonians to act in these… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Considers School of Religion Integration

In a recent announcement, Queen’s University and Queen’s School of Religion have formally entered discussions to explore the possibility of integrating the school back into the University. According to the principals of both schools, the proposed move will take place in 2012, which is the centenary of the current affiliation agreement between the School and… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Human Resources VP to Retire

This week, Queen’s University announced the retirement of V-P (Human Resources) Rod Morrison, effective August 31. Morrison, who arrived at Queen’s in 2005, was credited with a number of accomplishments including several new staff learning initiatives, and with Queen’s being named one of Canada’s Top 100 employers for 2010. He was also acclaimed for providing… Keep Reading

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Ministry of the Environment Finds Algae Blooms in Cataraqui River

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has advised the KFL&A Public Health that an on-site investigation of the lower Cataraqui River revealed the presence of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). When blue-green algae blooms are visible, there is a risk that this algae could produce toxins. The MOE is doing more tests to analyze the water sample… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Reunion to Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Basketball

Queen’s Women’s Basketball celebrates 100 years this fall. Past players,referees, coaches and fans are all invited back to campus September 18-19 for the centenary reunion. The event includes an exhibition game against McGill, an “alumni vs. alumni” game, and a banquet dinner. Here’s a look back at the team’s beginnings.The December 1, 1910 issue of… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University V.P. Honoured by UK Royal Academy

Queen’s Vice-Principal and Civil Engineering professor, Kerry Rowe, has been elected a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering. He is the only Canadian, and one of just six international Fellows, whose election was revealed at the academy’s annual general meeting July 5th in London. “I am delighted. It’s very significant recognition of… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor to Receive Order of Canada

Walter Rosser, a semi-retired professor and former head of Queen’s University’s Family Medicine department, has been named to the Order of Canada. Rosser, who stepped down as head of the department three years ago, was acclaimed his leadership in the discipline of family medicine and primary care research, and for his contributions to the establishment… Keep Reading

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Pump House Steam Museum and KFD Hold Family Event

The Pump House Steam Museum and members of Kingston Fire and Rescue announced their upcoming family event to be held on Saturday, July 3, from noon until 4 p.m. The Summer Steam-Off Spectacular is a free event featuring the firefighters from Kingston Fire and Rescue with demonstrations of the new Thomas. H. Patterson fireboat, a… Keep Reading

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