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Kingston Police Report Theft at Tim Hortons

Kingston Police Criminal Investigations Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects or otherwise returning property stolen on Tuesday, May 3 at approximately 11:00 a.m. On that date, the victim entered Tim Horton’s at Princess & MacDonell streets [map], made a purchase and walked away – accidentally leaving her Blackberry phone on the counter.… Keep Reading

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Ernestown Secondary School Band Welcomes NFLD Students

Ernestown Secondary School Concert Band will welcome students of the Carbonear Collegiate Choir, from Carbonear, Newfoundland, May 8 to 13, for 5 days of cultural exchange, music and fun. The 24 Newfoundland students and their three teacher/chaperones arrive at Ernestown Secondary School on May 8 at approximately 5:30 pm.  ESS will welcome their musical guests… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Alumni Named Top 40 Under 40

The Caldwell Partners International has named three Queen’s University alumni for one of the country’s most distinguished awards: Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. Leonard Brody, Artsci’93, is president of Clarity Digital Group and its website: Examiner.com.  Based in Vancouver, the media website is one of the Top 100 in North America, featuring commentary by “trusted… Keep Reading

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Liberal Candidate Ted Hsu Holds Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Last night, Liberal candidate Ted Hsu (pictured here with the Hon. Peter Milliken) held a virtual town hall meeting with more than 6,000 Kingston and area constituents. The teleconference enabled Hsu to expand on some of the topics raised in previous local Party debates as well as providing a Q&A platform for participants to ask… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Engineering Student Wins $10K Scholarship

This week, the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) announced that Queen’s University student Jessica Steeves has received the 2011 Vale Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship. This prestigious $10,000 scholarship is awarded annually to two of the most promising women in an accredited undergraduate engineering program in Canada.  Both winners are described by the Foundation as being actively… Keep Reading

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First Avenue P.S. Taking Part in Anti-Bullying Event

Staff and students at First Avenue Public School announced they will be taking part in the national and international Pink T-shirt “Stand Up” day that represent a school’s determination to fight bullying in all its forms. The occasion originated several years ago in Central Kings High School, in Cambridge, Nova Scotia, when a school boy… Keep Reading

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Public Invited to Review Skateboard Park Drafts

The City of Kingston has made proposed skateboard park design elements available for review by the public on its website. Community Responses to Neighbourhood Concerns (CRNC) and the City are planning to build a new Skatepark at the Wally Elmer Neighbourhood Centre, 50 MacCauley St, and plans to improve existing skateboard parks at West-49 Lyons… Keep Reading

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New Provost Appointed at Queen’s University

Economist Alan Harrison will become Queen’s next Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), effective August 1, 2011. Dr. Harrison is currently Provost and Vice-President (Academic) at the University of Calgary, a position he has held since 2006. Prior to joining the University of Calgary, he was Provost and Vice-President (Academic) at Carleton University. Before Carleton, he held… Keep Reading

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March Break Activities for Kids in Kingston

Adventure, swimming, skating, crafts, and games are all being offered by the City over March Break. * UPDATE: Click here for Kingston’s 2016 March Break activities * Below is a schedule of activities to help residents plan their week. FREE K-ROCK CENTRE PUBLIC SKATES Skate for FREE at the K-Rock Centre, 1 Barrack St. 11 a.m. to 2… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Student Honoured for Gulf Oil Spill Response

A graduate student in the Department of Biology has been honoured by Fisheries and Oceans Canada for her work during last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill crisis. Colleen Greer spent two weeks on a ship a few hundred metres from the site of the spill collecting water samples to track the deep sub-surface plume… Keep Reading

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