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Queen’s University Student Cycling to School Across Canada

Adam Beaudoin is taking the scenic route to Kingston. The 17-year-old, who will begin his studies in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies this fall, is in the midst of a 4,500 kilometre journey that will end at Queen’s just in time for fall classes. He’s cycling from his hometown of Victoria, BC to… Keep Reading

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Tentative Agreement Avoids Queen’s University Faculty Strike

UPDATE: QUFA ratifies new collective agreement Queen’s and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) have negotiated a new collective agreement. The tentative deal comes after four days of mediation that began August 11. Earlier today, the QUFA bargaining team met with its executive to review the university’s offer. “Congratulations and thanks to everyone at the… Keep Reading

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Kingston City Closures for Labour Day Weekend

The Labour Day holiday, on Monday, Sept. 5, will create some schedule changes to municipal services: * Administrative Offices: All administrative offices, including Social Services, Provincial Offences and Utilities Kingston are closed on Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston… Keep Reading

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City of Kingston to Pay Tribute to Jack Layton

The City of Kingston will host a celebration of life in tribute to The Honourable Jack Layton, on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 at the Invista Centre. Layton was a tireless and charismatic statesman whose love for Canada was clearly evident through a lengthy political career.  He lost his second battle with cancer on Monday, Aug.… Keep Reading

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Kingston Firefighters Fundraising Car Wash this Friday

Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Firefighter Combat Challenge Team is holding a car wash to raise funds for FACE (Firefighters Against Cancer’s Existence and the Combat Challenge Team) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Kingston Centre parking lot. Team t-shirts will be on sale for $15 with kids and adult… Keep Reading

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C. Difficile Cases Reported at Kingston General Hospital

Kingston General Hospital is currently dealing with an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) within their facility. Over the last 30 days, 12 new cases of this hospital-acquired infection have been reported. Consistent with provincial guidelines, a facility-wide outbreak has now been declared. The hospital is taking all the necessary steps to manage the outbreak… Keep Reading

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Shad Valley Students Head Home from Queen’s U

Forty-six high school students including Ike Zhang and Laurie Jacques have returned home after an intense and informative month of learning and living at Queen’s University. The students were attending the 2011 Shad Valley Program – a four week enrichment experience for students entering Grade 11 or 12. “I loved it,” says Mr. Zhang, a… Keep Reading

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United Way and City Streamline Grant Applications Process

The United Way serving Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) and the City have streamlined their application process to make it easier for organizations seeking grants from these organizations. The former United Way Community Fund and the former municipal Healthy Community Fund now have a single application process through the new Community Investment Fund. The… Keep Reading

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Kingston Poker Run Begins This Weekend

“Downtown Kingston!”, Poker Runs America, and Power Boating Canada, are pleased to announce that the renowned 1000 Islands Poker Run will return to Kingston, Ontario August 5 & 6 , 2011. This spectacular event attracts over 70 of North America’s premier high performance enthusiasts and their exotic boats to experience the fabulous waters of the… Keep Reading

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