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Three More Contenders for Kingston Liberal Party Nomination

UPDATE: Ted Hsu was selected as the successor to retiring Liberal party MP Peter Milliken during the party’s nomination meeting Sunday, November 7 at the K-Rock Centre. This week marked the fourth entry in the race for federal Liberal nomination for Kingston and the Islands, following current MP Peter Milliken’s announcement he would not run… Keep Reading

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Cataraqui Town Centre Purchased for $168 Million

Primaris Retail REIT (TSX:PMZ.UN) has announced an agreement to purchase the Cataraqui Town Centre. The Town Centre is being purchased from a joint venture of The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Ivanhoe Cambridge for $168 million dollars, with the acquisition to occur in mid- August of this year. John Morrison, President and CEO of Primaris,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University V.P. Honoured by UK Royal Academy

Queen’s Vice-Principal and Civil Engineering professor, Kerry Rowe, has been elected a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering. He is the only Canadian, and one of just six international Fellows, whose election was revealed at the academy’s annual general meeting July 5th in London. “I am delighted. It’s very significant recognition of… Keep Reading

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Nuclear Waste Shipment May Brush Wolfe Island Shores

Last April, Bruce Power contacted the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission – Canada’s nuclear regulator – to request a licence to ship low-level radioactive generators from its Bruce Nuclear Generating Station on Lake Huron to Sweden. The 1,760 tonne shipment of 16 radiation-laced steel steam generators are being transported to Sweden where an estimated 90 per… Keep Reading

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Kingston Buskers in Highway Accident

Kate Mior, the “Marie Antoinette” living statue performer at the weekend’s Kingston Buskers festival, posted to her Twitter account that she was involved in a vehicle accident Sunday night while traveling home. At about midnight Sunday evening, she wrote: I was in a car accident coming home tonight. Car is totaled but we walked away.… Keep Reading

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Kingston Hockey Icons Bid Farewell to Bob Probert

Hundreds of mourners crowded the Windsor Christian Fellowship Friday morning to pay final respects to NHL legend Bob Probert, who died Monday at the age of 45 after experiencing chest pains while boating with his family on Lake St. Clair. Wednesday’s visitations and today’s funeral were attended by mourners that included hockey figures Tie Domi,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor to Receive Order of Canada

Walter Rosser, a semi-retired professor and former head of Queen’s University’s Family Medicine department, has been named to the Order of Canada. Rosser, who stepped down as head of the department three years ago, was acclaimed his leadership in the discipline of family medicine and primary care research, and for his contributions to the establishment… Keep Reading

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Ted Hsu Launches Campaign to Replace Peter Milliken

UPDATE: Ted Hsu was selected as the successor to retiring Liberal party MP Peter Milliken during the party’s nomination meeting Sunday, November 7 at the K-Rock Centre. Shortly after 7 pm this evening, at the Ongwanada Centre on Portsmouth Avenue, Ted Hsu launched his campaign to become the next Federal Liberal Party candidate for Kingston… Keep Reading

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Specialized Golf Cart Assessing City Sidewalks

A specialized golf cart is one week into its lengthy mission to examine Kingston’s 450 kms of sidewalk as part of the City’s asset management program. A “Sidewalks Plus” golf-cart will be collecting and mapping information about the city’s sidewalks using both GPS equipment and other electronics, as well as human observation by its driver.… Keep Reading

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Governor General Awards CFB Kingston Commander

This month, Governor General Michaëlle Jean awarded Brigadier-General Chris Coates, the commander of 1 Wing Kingston, Ontario and the first commander of Task Force Silver Dart – the Joint Task Force Afghanistan Air Wing (JTF-Afg Air Wing) – the Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) The citation reads: “Under pressure to get the newly formed air… Keep Reading

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