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Limestone District School Board 2011 HEAL Awards Announced

The Limestone District School Board is congratulating students and staff at Perth Road, Frontenac, Centennial, H.H. Langford, Sandhurst, Lancaster Drive Public Schools, Module Vanier, Sharbot Lake High School, and North Addington Education Centre for receiving this year’s HEAL (Healthy Education and Active Living) Award. The HEAL Award honors schools that have worked hard to make… Keep Reading

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Kingston Police Investigate and Solve Copper Theft

The Kingston Police Criminal Investigations Unit, involved in an ongoing investigation for incidents of copper theft in the city beginning on August 24th, report an arrest has been made in that case. According to police, the first offense occurred when a man entered a construction site at Sir John A. MacDonald and Princess Street.  After… Keep Reading

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Video Promotes Queen’s University Football Opener Against McMaster

The Queen’s Football season opens this Labour Day weekend, pitting the Queen’s Gaels against the McMaster Marauders. The September 5 game is being advertised in a slick, professional video shot on Queen’s campus this summer that features a number of team members. (embedded below). As stated on the GoGaelsGo website, the Gaels team is coming… Keep Reading

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Actua Receives $1.25 Million to Promote Science to Underpriviledged Youth

More Southern Ontario children will be able to experience innovations in science with an investment in Actua, a national science, engineering and technology youth outreach network, some likely at Queen’s University in Kingston. Each year, Actua’s growing network of member organizations reach more than 200,000 young Canadians in more than 450 communities nationwide, and lists… Keep Reading

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CFB Kingston Celebrates Restoration of Services Designations

Chris Alexander, MP for Ajax-Pickering and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, Peter Mackay, joined the Canadian Forces at CFB Kingston Tuesday to celebrate the announcement that the Government of Canada has restored the traditional names of the three former services of the Armed Forces: the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the Canadian Army… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Student a Finalist to Dine with Warren Buffett

To celebrate Business Wire’s 50th Anniversary, college students were invited to submit short videos that answered the question “What is the Future of Public Relations and Communications?”. This week, Business Wire – a Berkshire Hathaway company that is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure – announced the competition’s ten finalists, which… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University CUPE Strike Averted

Queen’s University and employees represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have successfully concluded their contract talks. CUPE collectively represents approximately 430 university staff who are technicians (Local 254), library technicians (Local 1302) and a number of employees in Physical Plant Services, Residence Operations and Athletics & Recreation (Local 229). “These tentative agreements… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University CUPE Strike Talks Extended

UPDATE – August 7 : Queen’s University CUPE Strike Averted The Queen’s University News Centre has released a statement that the University and CUPE have agreed to extend their legal strike/lockout deadline to 12:01 am, Monday August 8. The parties will meet again next Thursday August 4 and Friday August 5. The mediator has imposed… Keep Reading

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Stroll Downtown Saturday in the Princess Street Promenade

“Downtown Kingston!” is inviting everyone to take a stroll down the centre of Princess Street this Saturday, July 30th, from 10am to 6pm when it will be closed to vehicular traffic from Division Street to Ontario Street for the Princess Street Promenade. The promenade is a one day festival that promotes active living and community… Keep Reading

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