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Gulf Oil Spill in Kingston Would Reach Ottawa

A new interactive map provides some local perspective about the size of the Gulf oil spill when laid over top of Kingston. If the Gulf of Mexico oil spill was to have bubbled up from beneath our city, it would stretch from Barrie to the west and all the way to Ottawa in the west.… Keep Reading

Bombardier Kingston to Design Saudi Monorail Trains

Bombardier Inc. reports it has signed a $241 million contract to provide monorail trains to Saudi Arabia. The Kingston facilities will engineer and design that trains, which will be then manufactured at its Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania factory. The contract is to build, operate, and maintain a monorail system in the capital of Saudi Arabia.  That 3.6-kilometer… Keep Reading


When Avril Lavigne Meets a Local Fan

Avril Lavigne has met hundreds of fans over the span of her career, ranging from special needs and hospitalized young fans to visiting children in the Sichuan province of China – victims of the earthquake that struck the area a few months before (where members of the China Association of Social Workers presented her with… Keep Reading

Queen’s University Discovers Space Invaders

Dr. Terry Bridges, an astronomer at Queen’s University, has discovered that as many as one quarter of the star clusters in our Milky Way are invaders from other galaxies. The study – co-authored by Duncan Forbes of Swinburne University of Technology in Australia – was recently accepted for publication in the Monthly Notices of the… Keep Reading

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