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Open House This Week for QECVI Student Built Homes

Students of the Building Construction Internship Program (BCIP) at QECVI will be welcoming the community to the latest student-built houses today and Thursday. This building partnership between students of the Limestone District School Board and area builders provides students with a hands-on learning experience that not only educates students eager for a placement in the… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update – Week Ending January 21, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Entrepreneurship Centre at KEDCO hosted its monthly Entrepreneurs Club on January 20 at the Queen’s Inn, 125 Brock Street.  The Entrepreneurs Club offers the chance to network with local entrepreneurs and small business owners in Kingston. This casual networking session seeks to expand networks and build… Keep Reading

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Kingston Hydro Customers to Get 10 Per Cent Rebate

Kingston Hydro and Utilities Kingston are pleased to advise electricity customers that they will soon see the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit credit on their electricity bills. In November 2010, the Ontario Government announced the 10 per cent credit for all residential and small business customers in Ontario. Starting early next week, Kingston Hydro customers will… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Researchers Receive $2.8 million in NSERC Grants

Six Queen’s University researchers have received grants totaling $2,823,354 over three years from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) 2010 Strategic Projects Grants (SPG) Program. “These grants foster collaborative partnerships between Queen’s researchers and industry that will not only benefit Canada but will also continue to cement Queen’s reputation as a… Keep Reading

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Public Invited to Attend Agricultural Land Review

An upcoming open house and information session will offer the public a look at sections of the rural area of the City that are recommended to be re-designated as “rural” and/or “prime agricultural” according to an Agricultural Land Review. The open house starts at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27 at the Joyceville Road Fire Hall,… Keep Reading

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Principal’s Development Fund Attracting International Scholars

Fifteen scholars from around the world are coming to Queen’s this academic year with funding from the Principal’s Development Fund. “It’s exciting to be welcoming this group of respected international academics to Queen’s,” says Principal Daniel Woolf. “They will enrich our classroom and research environments and their visits will help strengthen our ties to foreign… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Creating Partnerships Between Kingston and Istanbul

Ariel Salzmann’s prestigious interdisciplinary fellowship at Koç University’s Research Centre for Anatolian Civilizations in Istanbul adds another connection between Queen’s and academic institutions in Turkey. Professor Salzmann is the first faculty member from a Canadian university to be awarded one of the esteemed fellowships. “The fellowship will allow me to use archival materials and printed… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor To Make Math Fun with TV Show and Book

Lynda Colgan never imagined that her bi-weekly column about math in a Kingston newspaper would lead to a television show and a book based on her ideas. But this week, the associate professor in the Faculty of Education will celebrate the debut of The Prime Radicals and the release of Mathemagic. Both the TV show… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending January 7, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The New Energy Project is moving forward with Ruth Noordegraff appointed as the new Project Manager. The New Energy Project is an ambitious multi‐year initiative to position, market and further develop the Kingston‐Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) area as a “green” region. Reporting to a Steering Committee… Keep Reading

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Residents Invited to Sir John A MacDonald Birthday Celebration

Sir John A. Macdonald’s birthday celebration in City Park January 11 The City of Kingston is encouraging local residents and elementary and secondary school students in particular to join with Mayor Mark Gerretsen next Tuesday, Jan. 11 to honour the birthday of Kingston’s greatest son, Sir John A. Macdonald. As has been the case since… Keep Reading

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