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Fire Prevention Safety Tips for the Holidays

Kingston Fire & Rescue offers the following fire safety guidelines for a fire safe holiday season. While many seasonal risks increase during cold weather, most fires can be prevented. * In the last week in Ontario, cooking related fires claimed the lives of three persons and seriously injured two more. For the entire month of… Keep Reading

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Pay Your Parking Ticket With a Toy On December 9 & 10

On Dec. 9 and 10, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, drivers who have received parking tickets over the last month can pay for it with a toy at City Hall. Over last year’s holiday season, the city collected more toys than ever in the Toys for Tickets program. 360 gifts were turned over in… Keep Reading

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CFKA Kickstart Grants Benefit Local School Children

The Youth Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area (CFKA) was honored by the Limestone District School Board, who recognized their support of Limestone schools through the CFKA’s Fall 2010 Kickstart Grants. Kickstart is a bi-yearly grant competition available to all elementary school classes in the Limestone and Algonquin and Lakeshore school… Keep Reading

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CFB Kingston: New Commander for Land Force Doctrine & Training System

On December 10, Major-General David Fraser will assume command of Land Force Doctrine and Training System (LFDTS) from Major-General Guy Laroche. Command will be officially transferred at a ceremony in the Normandy Hall at CFB Kingston, presided over by Chief of Land Staff, Lieutenant-General Peter Devlin. MGen Laroche will retire from the Canadian Forces after… Keep Reading

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Military and Veterans Medical Research Initiative by Queen’s & RMC

An innovative national network of researchers from universities across Canada has been launched to advance military and Veteran health research targeted towards the unique health needs of military personnel, Veterans and their families. An initiative led jointly by Kingston’s Royal Military College and Queen’s University, along with the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health… Keep Reading

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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Honours Queen’s Rugby Team

The  Gaels men’s rugby team, one of several Queen’s University groups raising money for breast cancer research, was recently recognized by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. “The honour feels fantastic,” says rugby team captain David Slattery. “We have been participating in the CIBC Run for the Cure for the last 11 years, and it’s something… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Weekly Update: Week Ending November 30, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development On November 22, The Honourable Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Economic Development & Trade announced that George A. Wright & Son was the successful recipient of $1,392,342 from the provincial Eastern Ontario Development Fund. The funds will help the company expand their clean energy machining and fabrication business,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Women

A Queen’s University family medicine professor has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 women. The award pays tribute to the highest achieving female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in Canada. “I am honoured to be recognized in this way, joining a remarkable group of women leaders who are making a difference… Keep Reading

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Jingle Bell Walk to Light Up City Park

Skating, singing and giving event starts at Springer Market Square Kingston residents are welcome to “Jingle all the way” from Springer Market Square to light up City Park during the Jingle Bell Walk event next Friday, Dec. 3. Participants are to gather in Springer Market Square at 6pm for skating to the music of the… Keep Reading

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CMHC: Kingston Resale Home Market to Remain Healthy

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHA) reports resale housing activity in Kingston should remain above the 15-year average sales in 2010 and 2011. CMHC released this information today in its latest Housing Market Outlook report for the Kingston Census Metropolitan Area s well as other major metropolitan areas across Canada. Highlights of their latest report… Keep Reading

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