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Schedules & Closures for City of Kingston on Labour Day Holiday

KINGSTON, ONT./ Aug. 30, 2010 – The Labour Day holiday, on Monday, Sept. 6, will create some schedule changes to municipal services: Administrative Offices: All administrative offices, including Social Services, Provincial Offences and Utilities Kingston are closed on Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell or a water main… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Chosen for Top Rowing Program

Queen’s Rowing has been selected to take part in the new joint ‘Pond to Podium’ program with Rowing Canada Aviron. Queen’s and the Kingston Rowing Club will run the Eastern Talent Development Centre starting next month. “We are now positioned as a key participant in a program that is linked to rowing’s long-term athlete development… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University to Have New Competitive Sports Model

Starting this fall, Athletics & Recreation will complete its implementation of a new model for competitive sports that maintains current sport opportunities and supports the success of all Gaels teams. “Just as academic programs have evolved, so have the demands of our recreation and competition sport programs,” says Leslie Dal Cin, Director of Athletics &… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Academic Writing Team Submits Report

After spending the summer reviewing responses to Principal Daniel Woolf’s “Where Next?” vision document, hosting two town hall meetings and listening and talking with the Queen’s community about future directions for the University, the Academic Writing Team submitted its report today. “We want to thank all the faculty, staff, students and alumni who shared their… Keep Reading

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QUASR Halfway to being Incorporated at Queen’s University

The three-year Queen’s University Administrative Systems Replacement (QUASR) project has passed the halfway mark. The first phase of the new finance system was launched in November 2009, and the first phase of new student and human resource administrative systems are set to launch this fall. By 2012 finance, student, human resources and research administrative systems… Keep Reading

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Deadline For Healthy Community Fund Is September 23

Grants Support Heritage, Community Development And Recreation This year, the United Way serving Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) will once again administer the City’s $192,650 Healthy Community Fund designed to foster projects that support the health of the community’s in the areas of community development, sports and recreation and heritage. “The partnership with the… Keep Reading

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New Memorial Scholarship to Benefit Inuit Students

The parents of Lindsay Dale Hudson, BA’97, MIR’99, acting on behalf of their family—which includes Lindsay’s brother Graham Hudson, LLM’05, and step-sister Nadine Legare, Artsci/PHE’01—have launched a commemorative scholarship in hopes that some good can come out of Lindsay’s tragic death. She was just 37 when she went for a walk on the snowy tundra… Keep Reading

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Level 1 Heat Alert Issued for Kingston Area Over Weekend

With hot, humid weather forecast for the Sunday and Monday few days in the KFL&A area, KFL&A Public Health is issuing a Level 1 Heat Warning. A Level 1 Heat Alert is issued when temperatures or humidex are forecast to be 36°C for two or more consecutive days. Depending on changes to the forecast for… Keep Reading

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Two Queen’s University Alumni sworn in as Superior Court Judges

Kingston, Ontario — Two Queen’s alumni were sworn in on August 9 as judges of the Superior Court of Justice. The appointments of the Honourable Peter B. Annis, Arts’68, Law’71, and the Honourable John A. McMunagle, Law’85, were announced by the federal Minister of Justice in June. Mr. Justice McMunagle has been a sole practitioner… Keep Reading

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