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School Council to Hold Presentation to Prevent Bullying

On Thursday, November 4, the Limestone District School Board Council Liaison Committee will hold a presentation entitled “Parents, Schools, and Communities Working Collaboratively to Prevent Bullying”. The presentation – which will take place between 7:00 and 8:30 pm that evening – will feature Dr. Wendy Craig, a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Queen’s… Keep Reading

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Lake Ontario Park Detailed Design to be Presented to Public

A detailed implementation plan and design for Lake Ontario Park will presented at a a public meeting in Kingston on Monday, November 1st. It will be held in the Press Lounge at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, at 59 Yonge Street. The plans can be viewed beginning at 7 p.m. that evening and a meeting and presentation… Keep Reading

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$1.5 Million in Upgrades for Kingston Soccer Fields

The city has announced that work to improve soccer fields in Kingston has already started, and will continue throughout the fall and into the 2011 soccer season. In total, $1.5 million worth of upgrades will be made to current soccer fields to provide an improved playing surface. Additionally, the following outdoor-sports projects are scheduled to… Keep Reading

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University Study: End of Life Care Needs Improvement

Kingston, Ontario — According to a study by Queen’s University professor Daren Heyland, better psychological and spiritual support – along with improved planning of care and stronger relationships with physicians – are required to improve end-of-life care. “High quality end-of-life care should be the right of every Canadian,” says Heyland, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology… Keep Reading

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Funeral for Queen’s University Student Held in Westport CT

The funeral for Cameron Bruce, a first year Queen’s University student who died on campus earlier this month, was held Saturday afternoon at the Saugatuck Congregational Church in his hometown of Westport, Connecticut. Hundreds of mourners packed the church to remember and pay tribute to the 18-year-old Engineering student, with many more in a church… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Family Medicine Residency Program Expands to Peterborough

In an effort to help attract family doctors to Peterborough and Kawartha, Queen’s family medicine residency program is expanding to that area. Four Queen’s residents started their two-year placement in July, in a satellite training centre that officially opened in Peterborough on Wednesday. That number will eventually grow to 12, and local physician recruiters hope… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University United Way Campaign Announced

Last week, the United Way campaign by Queen’s University was launched in support of the organization’s social services and programs for the local community. The university is the biggest contributor to the event and hopes to raise $315,000. Commenting on the announcement, staff co-chair Shelley Aylesworth-Spink said “The generosity of the Queen’s community for the… Keep Reading

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U.S. and Canada Squads Announced for Colonial Cup Rugby League Game

Both the Canadian and U.S. teams have named their squads for this Sunday’s Colonial Cup Rugby League international game at Richardson Stadium. Canadian squad: Tyer Allen (Toronto City Saints) Troy Browser (Toronto City Saints) Dave Burton (Toronto City Saints) Chris Diamond (St Catharines Bobcats) Patrick Farrell (St Catharines Bobcats) Shane Farrell (St Catharines Bobcats) Sam… Keep Reading

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