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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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Study: Queen’s a Leader in Mental Health Programs & Awareness

The first study to examine mental health first aid programs in North American post-secondary education institutions confirms Queen’s as a leader in providing mental health first aid (MHFA) education and spreading awareness of mental health issues. “We are encouraged by the commitment of Student Affairs staff to reducing the stigma of mental health problems by… Keep Reading

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Deadline Approaching to License Dogs and Cats

Pet owners: it’s time to renew your dog and cat licenses at www.cityofkingston.ca/pets. Jan. 1, 2011 is the deadline to license your pets to receive the pet tags that go on their collars and make it easier for strangers and animal control officers to return a lost pet to your home. City Bylaw 2004-144 requires… Keep Reading

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City Promotes Use of Recyclable Gift Wrap

The City is encouraging citizens to prefer re-usable or recyclable gift wrap and gifts that come with less packaging. “Don’t buy garbage when you buy your gifts. Buy gifts with less packaging. Less packaging means less garbage,” says John Giles, Manager of Solid Waste. “Certain kinds of packaging are recyclable, such as boxboard, plain paper… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Student Dies, One Injured After Fall

A first-year student has died and another student remains in hospital after falling through a library skylight last night at Duncan McArthur Hall on west campus. 19 year old Habib Khan of Saudi Arabia was pronounced dead in hospital. He was in residence at Brockington House. 18 year old Stephen Nagy of Mississauga is in… Keep Reading

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Early Intervention Key to Success for Disadvantaged children

Children living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods are more likely to succeed if they participate in a community-based prevention program, according to findings released recently from a multi-year research study based at Queen’s University. Children participating in the Better Beginnings, Better Futures (BBBF) project showed improved social and academic functioning. The project also impacted positively on families… Keep Reading

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Grad Student Supervisors Receive Award of Excellence

Rod Lindsay (Psychology) and Audrey Kobayashi (Geography) expect a lot from the graduate students they supervise and they give a lot in return. They have received the 2010 Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision for their teaching and support that helps shape the next generation of scholars and academics. Dr. Lindsay credits his own… Keep Reading

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