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City Urges Public to Participate in Earth Hour

The City is urging residents, businesses and workers to plan to participate in Earth Hour this Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. During Earth Hour, the City of Kingston – along with participants worldwide – will reduce or, where possible, eliminate energy-usage to acknowledge humanity’s impact on climate change. Help show Kingston’s… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Reappoints Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science

Alistair MacLean looks back on his past five years as the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science and sees several positives despite stringent budget conditions. “We are still able to offer some breadth to our students. The quality of teaching and research is still excellent despite all of the pressures that have been… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Celebrates Adaptive Technology Centre

Twenty years ago, Queen’s opened the Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC) in Douglas Library, a place where students with disabilities could find a variety of learning resources. At the time, the University was recognized as a leader in the field, and won an award for innovation from the Canadian Association of College and University Libraries. Today,… Keep Reading

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Restoration Work Begins on Confederation Park Locomotive

Tomorrow morning, the City of Kingston will be doing a small amount of work on Engine 1095 as a first step toward preparing ‘The Spirit of Sir John A.’ for its relocation and restoration, scheduled to get underway this spring. In 2011, the iconic locomotive is to be restored to how it appeared in the… Keep Reading

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KEDCO to Deliver Small Business Internship Program for Kingston Area

The Entrepreneurship Centre at the Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) is pleased to announce that they have been selected by the federal government to deliver the Small Business Internship Program (SBIP) for the greater Kingston region. The SBIP creates opportunities for post-secondary students in small business by giving them first-hand experience with successful businesses. It… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending March 4, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development Jeff Garrah, CEO met with City of Kingston consultants to review the Williamsville Main Street Study.  KEDCO is working with the City and property owners to identify opportunities for future development and improvements for this area. John Paul Shearer, Director of Business Development attended The Kingston Community… Keep Reading

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City of Kingston Purchasing Downtown British Whig Building

City buys historic British Whig Building to anchor municipal offices in downtown core KINGSTON, ONT. / March 2, 2011  — The City of Kingston announced today that it is purchasing the historic downtown landmark known as the British Whig Building as its permanent municipal administration centre in the City’s downtown core. The purchase was approved… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending February 25, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development Lindsay MacDonald, Program Coordinator with The Entrepreneurship Centre at KEDCO attended the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade meeting for regional enterprise centres in Belleville on February 22-23. The regional meetings offer the opportunity for Small Business Centres to share best practices and learn more about new… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending February 18, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development John-Paul Shearer, Director of Business Development joined Commodore William S. Truelove and a delegation from Royal Military College on a tour of Metal Craft Marine. A highly innovative company, Metal Craft is a fully integrated designer and builder of high-speed aluminum patrol boats, fire/rescue craft, and specialty… Keep Reading

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National Innitiative to Raise Children’s Rights Awareness

Psychology professor Wendy Craig, one of the country’s leading experts on child bullying, is part of a new national initiative aimed at raising children’s awareness of their human rights. “If children are treated with respect, then they are more likely to treat others with respect,” says Dr. Craig. “Informing our children and youth about their… Keep Reading

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