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Sibling Teachers Win Excellence in Teaching Awards

Kathy McVety-Kavanagh, an elementary teacher and Special Education Program Coordinator with the Limestone District School Board, and Randy McVety, Department Head of Social Studies and Music at Sharbot Lake High School have been selected by Trustees as this year’s recipients of the J.C. McLeod Excellence in Teaching Award. This “teacher-of-the-year” award recognizes the outstanding contribution… Keep Reading

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Kingston Teachers Receive Healthy Active Living Award

The Wess Garrod HEAL Award is an annual award that recognizes employees of the Limestone District School Board who have contributed in a variety of ways to the promotion and improvement of Healthy Living for All. When Supervising Principal Wess Garrod retired in 2006, a HEAL plaque was presented to him as a reminder of… Keep Reading

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Work Begins on Spirit Of Sir John A. Train Foundation

Work to prepare the new foundation for The Spirit of Sir John A. begins this week in Confederation Park. The work on the new home for this icon of Kingston’s industrial past is scheduled to be completed over the course of the summer with the move the engine itself expected to take place in mid-August.… Keep Reading

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Kingston Water Restrictions Begin June 15

Starting June 15, residents with odd numbered addresses can water their yards or wash their cars only on odd-numbered days and those with even-numbered addresses can water only on even-numbered days according to Kingston’s water use bylaw. On scheduled watering days, residents are asked to restrict their use of sprinklers to between 5 a.m. and… Keep Reading

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New Queen’s School of Religion Principal Begins Term

Pamela Dickey Young is enjoying the early days of her new role as the Queen’s School of Religion’s interim principal. “I think it’s exciting,” says Dr. Dickey Young, who takes over from former principal Jean Stairs. “The most exciting aspect of it is trying to craft a vision for the next few years, to get… Keep Reading

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Backyard Chickens ByLaw Passed by City Council

Last night City Council approved an 18-month pilot project to test-drive a bylaw allowing Kingston residents to keep up to six egg-laying backyard hens. Anyone wishing to keep backyard hens must first fill out an application to register with the Licensing and Enforcement Divsion at City Hall, 216 Ontario St. Applications for a permit to… Keep Reading

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Online Prenatal Course Offered in Kingston

In the busy day-to-day lives of parents-to-be, finding a way to schedule prenatal classes into the already-busy routines can be challenging. KFL&A Public Health is making it a little easier for parents-to-be with a new online prenatal course available as an alternative to in-person classes. The prenatal program promotes optimum health for mother and baby,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University to Get Mental Health Nurse

Student Health Services is receiving provincial government funding for a mental health nurse. This new position at Queen’s will boost services and support for students requiring care for mental health issues. Medical director Suzanne Billing applied for the funding through the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s “500 Nurses Initiative” approximately one year ago.… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Issues Developments for Week Ending May 20, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO was pleased to support local companies and organizations participating in the annual Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery 2011 held in Toronto on May 18-19.  Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Alumni Family Donates $1 Million to University

Queen’s alumnus Robert (Bob) Burnside, Sc’56, and his wife Doris have donated $1 million to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for a new program in Innovation and Global Leadership. The generous donation to Queen’s was a family decision made by Bob, his wife Doris, and their three daughters, two of whom are Queen’s… Keep Reading

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