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KEDCO Update: Week Ending May 6, 2011

Business Development Jeff Garrah, CEO and John-Paul Shearer, Director of Business Development were in Chicago on May 1 – 2 for the annual CoreNet Global Summit. CoreNet Global’s mission is to advance the effectiveness of Corporate Real Estate professionals and the entire industry engaged in delivering value to corporations through the strategic management of corporate… Keep Reading

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City Seeks Input on Off-Leash Park Hours

The City is considering a pilot project that would provide dog walkers with off-leash times – 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. – at Oakridge, Castell, Snider and Patterson Parks and/or allow for a permanent, fenced off-leash enclosure in Oakridge Park. “The intent of this site-specific pilot project is to provide improved access to the off-leash… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: KEDCO Update: Week Ending April 29, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development Elizabeth Allen, Labour Market Development Project Manager attended the CFB Kingston Second Career Assessment Network (SCAN) seminar on April 19.  SCAN provides support and resources for additional learning and information on career transition for retiring military personnel.  The average age of retirement for military personnel is under… Keep Reading

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Ambassador to Peru Visits KEDCO, Kingston Businesses

The Ambassador of Peru, His Excellency Jose Antonio Bellina, visited Kingston, Ontario on Tuesday, April 26. At the invitation of the Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO), Ambassador Bellina along with Counsellor Mrs. Claudia Betalleluz, Ambassador Bellina toured two local companies – Centennial Global Technology, local manufacturer of PV solar panels and MetalCraft Marine, manufacturer of… Keep Reading

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City Seeks Nominees for Liveable City Design Award

The City of Kingston is now accepting nominations for the Livable City Design Awards, celebrating excellence in urban designs in projects that have been completed over the last three years. “We want to celebrate recent projects in Kingston that demonstrate creativity and innovation, make use of quality materials and are mindful of sustainability and accessibility… Keep Reading

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Public Invited to Williamsville Main Street Study

The public and affected businesses, organizations and residents, are invited to attend an upcoming Charette on the Williamsville Main Street Study.  It is set for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 236 Nelson Street [map]. The consulting team of Brook McIlroy Inc. will be leading participants in… Keep Reading

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Community Invited to Poverty Reduction Workshop

The next stage of public consultation to develop the Community Plan for Poverty Reduction will take the shape of a public workshop designed to allow participants to delve more deeply into the proposed Plan’s components. The workshop is being presented by the Kingston Community Roundtable on Poverty Reduction, the United Way Serving Kingston Frontenac Lennox… Keep Reading

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Kingston’s “Big Dig” Wins National Award

Downtown Kingston! is thrilled to announce that the BIG DIG (aka the Lower Princess and King St. Reconstruction Project) will receive the award for Special Events & Promotions at the Business Improvement Area (BIA) National Conference today in London, ON. Submissions were judged on the following criteria: 1. Innovation — Does the project or program… Keep Reading

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Rick Hansen Seeks Kingstonians for 25th Anniversary Relay

Twenty five years after his Man In Motion World Tour, and in preparation for his 25th Anniversary Relay which will re-create the Canadian-portion of his original Tour, Rick Hansen is looking for residents of Kingston to help cover the 12,000 kilometre trek across Canada. One man in motion will be represented and celebrated by many… Keep Reading

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University’s New Medical Building Nears Completion

Queen’s University’s new medical school building on the corner of Arch and Stuart Streets is now 85 per cent complete, says senior project manager Mike Finn (shown below, standing on the top level of what has been dubbed “the glass lantern” – a three-storey atrium facing Stuart Street). Dry walling is nearly finished, painting has… Keep Reading

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