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Queen’s Curlers Head to World Winter University Games

Queen’s 2010 CIS championship men’s curling team will be part of a delegation representing Canada at the 2011 Winter Universiade in Erzurum, Turkey. Also known as the Winter World University Games, 102 student-athletes and 39 officials will compete for Canada alongside 57 other nations in close to a dozen winter sports. “Representing one’s country and… Keep Reading

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Students Live in Library to Raise Awareness, Funds for Literacy

During exams, many students say they “live” at the library. This week, two students will actually move into Stauffer Library as part a campaign to raise funds and awareness about literacy around the world. Kaleigh Smith and Grace Chen will set up their four-person tent in the Stauffer atrium, where they will live for one… Keep Reading

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K-Rock Centre Announces “Get Swabbed” Hockey Night

The Kingston Frontenacs Organization, the K-Rock Centre and One Match Stem Cell and Marrow Network Announce the first ever Kingston Frontenacs Swab Day & Hockey Game, “Where You Can Make the Biggest Save”. The game is scheduled for Friday, January 28th, 2011. The Kingston Frontenacs are offering a Team Challenge and a Corporate Challenge (see… Keep Reading

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City Seeks Volunteers for Lead Testing in Homes

The City is again seeking 100 qualified homeowners 5 non-residential property owners interested in participating in its regular volunteer lead-testing program. Under this regulation, introduced in 2007, the Ministry of the Environment requires the City to test the water in Kingston homes and businesses identified as receiving their water through lead or lead-soldered pipes on… Keep Reading

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City Posts Winter Safety Tips and Reminders

As snow piles up on City streets and curbs, residents are offered again offered these winter reminders: 1. Be safe around snow plows. Drivers: Stay three car-lengths behind a snow plow to allow for a safe stopping distance. NEVER cut off a snow plow. Pedestrians: Assume the snow plow driver has NOT seen you. If… Keep Reading

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Fitness Centres Announce Open House, Free Month

INVISTA Centre Fitness & Wellness Centre Holds Open House The Fitness & Wellness Centre at the INVISTA Centre is celebrating its anniversary with an Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8. Those who sign-up for an annual membership at this well-equipped, family-friendly, and affordable City fitness centre – or at… Keep Reading

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United Way Campaign Reaches Its Goal

The Queen’s United Way campaign has surpassed its $315,000 fundraising goal, and pledges are still coming in. Faculty, staff, retirees and students have donated more than $320,000 to date. “I am thrilled and humbled by the generosity of the Queen’s community coming together to help those less fortunate,” says faculty co-chair Nick Graham. “So many… Keep Reading

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Fire Prevention Safety Tips for the Holidays

Kingston Fire & Rescue offers the following fire safety guidelines for a fire safe holiday season. While many seasonal risks increase during cold weather, most fires can be prevented. * In the last week in Ontario, cooking related fires claimed the lives of three persons and seriously injured two more. For the entire month of… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Students Selected for Elite Business Program

Three Queen’s students have been selected to participate in The Next 36 and will receive scholarships for the program valued at $25,000. The students competed in a rigorous weekend of interviews with some of Canada’s top executives to secure their spot. The Next 36 is aimed at helping launch the careers of the country’s most… Keep Reading

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City Releases Winter Reminders and Safety Tips

As a challenging mix of winter weathern is expected this weekend, the City offers these six cold-weather reminders to residents: 1. Keep your gas meters clear. Utilities Kingston reminds you that your outdoor gas meter is designed to withstand winter weather, but that heavy or hard-packed snow and ice on your meter can be a… Keep Reading

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