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Kingston Sisters Pay Tribute to Women of East Africa

On Thursday, June 7, a Collection of Paintings and Jewelry were showcased to pay homage to the struggle, the strength and the beauty of East African women. Heather Haynes presented a collection of her most recent art work that is based on her travels through East Africa from 2008 to 2012. The art pays tribute… Keep Reading


Physical Inactivity Costs Canadian TaxPayers $6.8 billion per Year

According to a Queen’s University study, Canadian’s physical inactivity is creating substantial problems for both the physical and financial health of the country. The researchers, who were funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, report that inactivity in adults is costing taxpayers $6.8 billion per year. That figure represents 3.8 per cent of total… Keep Reading


Farmer’s Market Opening at Kingston Memorial Centre

The city’s newest farmer’s Market will begin this Sunday, May 20 at the Kingston Memorial Centre located at 303 York Street. It will run every Sunday from 9am to 2pm until closing for the season on October 21. The new market features 14 produce vendors, 6 craft vendors, 2 vendors of prepared and baked foods,… Keep Reading


Study: The Colour of Robins’ Eggs Determines Male Parental Care

According to research by Queen’s University biology professor Bob Montgomerie, a male robin will care more diligently for its young if the eggs its mate lays are a brighter shade of blue. Prof. Montgomerie has studied robins on and off for 25 years and has been especially fascinated with the bright blue colour of their… Keep Reading


Kingston to be Represented at International Food Expo

The Kingston Economic Development Corporation has announced it will be attending the Salon International de l’Alimentation (SIAL Canada) International Food Expo in Montreal, along with the Ontario East Economic Development Commission. The SIAL Canada show – one of the food processing industry’s most important gatherings in North America – will run from May 9 to… Keep Reading


Kingston Centre’s Pharma Plus Robbed, Narcotics Stolen

Kingston City Police report a robbery was committed just before 11am today at the Pharma Plus located at the Kingston Centre (1040 Princess St). UPDATE: Kingston Police have arrested a 46-year-old man and charged him with armed robbery in this case, according to FLY FM. The suspect was disguised with a black toque and scarf,… Keep Reading


Kingston Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspects

Kingston Police have requested the public’s assistance in identifying two male suspects who entered a 37 Cassidy Street apartment and robbed the tenant on April 7, 2012 between 9:45pm and 10:15pm. (map) Video surveillance from the building’s security cameras has been released (embedded below) that shows the suspects enter through the front lobby. The individuals… Keep Reading


Pottermore Website Now Makes Hogwarts Available to All Muggles

Muggles around the world have yet another reason to celebrate as the interactive “Pottermore” website finally opened its doors on the weekend. Announced in June, the portal for fans of the fantasy series was reserved to a select group of members until this past Saturday. But now anyone can register to be divided among the… Keep Reading

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