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Kingston Companies Chosen for Windstream Energy’s Wind Power Project

Windstream Energy has announced its decision to invest in Kingston, home to Ontario’s first contracted offshore wind power project. At a press conference on Friday organized by the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), Windstream announced preliminary agreements with Anchor Concrete Products Ltd., George A. Wright & Son Ltd. and M. Sullivan & Son Ltd. for… Keep Reading

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University’s International Health & Disability Program Receives $1.3 Million

A Queen’s University project aimed at strengthening maternal and child health and disability programs in Bangladesh has been awarded $1.3 million from the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The project will be implemented by the International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation (ICACBR). “This funding will enable us… Keep Reading

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New Kingston Drop Off Locations For Used Batteries & Cell Phones

Battery-shaped collection bins have been set up in the lobbies of City Hall, 216 Ontario St., and the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiner’s Rd., to make it more convenient for residents to properly dispose of used single-use and rechargeable batteries and small used electronic devices such as cell phones. Spent batteries are considered household hazardous waste… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University International Centre Celebrates 50 years

The Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) is celebrating 50 years of supporting students, facilitating the growth of study abroad, and advancing internationalization on campus. “QUIC has played a key role in situating Queen’s at the forefront of the international scene among Canadian universities,” says Wayne Myles, Director, QUIC. Students, administration, Kingston Rotary clubs and a… Keep Reading

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ACFOMI Employment Services Announce January Workshops

French Conversation Groups January 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th – ACFOMI Immigrant Services will hold a beginner French Conversation Group on January 5th (10:00am to 12:00pm) and January 19th (5:00pm to 7:00pm). The intermediate French Conversation Group will be on January 12th (10:00am to 12:00pm) and January 26th (5:00pm to 7:00pm) in their office located… Keep Reading

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Kingston Skate Rental Opens In Springer Market Square

Beginning this past weekend, residents and visitors are able to rent and sharpen skates rink-side down at Springer Market Square. “This is a service that has been frequently requested and we are pleased to be able to offer it in time for people to enjoy it over the holidays,” says Luke Follwell, Manager of Recreation… Keep Reading

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City Council Approves 2012 Operating and Capital Budgets

City Council has approved the 2012 operating and capital budgets. The 2012 municipal operating budget, amounting to just under $301 million, represents a tax increase of 3.5 per cent, accounting for inflation estimated at 2.0 per cent, incremental capital investment of one per cent and service changes of 0.5 per cent. The municipal capital budget,… Keep Reading

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