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Chown And Hanson Parking Garages to Get Automated Attendants

Motorists can now use their debit or credit cards to pay for parking at the Chown and Hanson parking garages using autoPay. autoPay – an automated parking attendant – is expected to reduce exit line-ups as many drivers will simply use their credit cards to exit these municipal garages. “We surpassed the lifespan for the… Keep Reading

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City Urges Kingstonians To Take The Commuter Challenge

Residents and employers are encouraged to participate in the first annual Active Commute to Work Week, June 4 to 8, being hosted by the Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT). Comprised of representatives from the City of Kingston, KFL&A Public Health, Queen’s University and other members of the community, KCAT is urging Kingstonians to count… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Co-Hosting Town-Gown Conference

Delegates from across Ontario have gathered in Kingston for the Town Gown Association of Ontario’s Annual Symposium. “Queen’s has worked collaboratively with our city and post-secondary partners to build relationships and develop town-gown strategies that will serve us all well in the future,” says Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Alan Harrison. “I look forward to sharing… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Collaborates with Singapore School of the Arts

The Faculty of Education at Queen’s University is pushing ahead with several innovative initiatives that combine both international programming and digital teaching and learning. The most recent project is a partnership with Singapore’s School of the Arts (SOTA). In conjunction with SOTA, Queen’s will offer an online professional development course on International Service-Learning. Service-learning is… Keep Reading

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Kingston Centre’s Pharma Plus Robbed, Narcotics Stolen

Kingston City Police report a robbery was committed just before 11am today at the Pharma Plus located at the Kingston Centre (1040 Princess St). UPDATE: Kingston Police have arrested a 46-year-old man and charged him with armed robbery in this case, according to FLY FM. The suspect was disguised with a black toque and scarf,… Keep Reading

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University of Vienna Promotes Partnership with Queen’s University

Sebastian Schütze, who co-ordinates the University of Vienna’s exchange agreement with Queen’s University, recently visited campus to promote the partnership among Queen’s faculty and staff. He was accompanied by Austria’s ambassador to Canada, Werner Brandstetter. Dr. Schütze is Professor of Early Modern Art History and Chair of the Department of Art History at the University… Keep Reading

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Students Promoting Physical Activity with Sharbot Lake Community

A group of Queen’s occupational therapy students has spent the last several months developing a project for promoting the benefits of physical activity in Sharbot Lake, a community north of Kingston. “One thing stressed in our community development course and reinforced through the project is the importance of building a strong rapport with local residents,”… Keep Reading

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April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day

The Southeastern Ontario Palliative & End-of-Life Care Network, along with many other national, provincial/territorial and local organizations, is encouraging Canadians to think and talk about their wishes for end-of-life care on April 16th – National Advance Care Planning Day. “Imagine, one day, without any warning, you find yourself in a hospital in a life-threatening situation,… Keep Reading

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Kingston City Hall 2012 Tour Dates Announced

Complimentary Tours Of City Hall Begins On May 14 Kingston’s City Hall Ambassadors are about to get very busy sharing the exciting history of the Limestone City with visitors and residents alike. City Hall tours will commence on May 14 and continue through the summer to September 30, 2012. This very popular program features approximately… Keep Reading

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