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Art Equipment Manufacturer Gets Provincial Support, Creates New Jobs

With funding from the Government of Ontario, Kingston based art equipment manufacturer Eikon Device Inc. is expanding their facilities to create 10 new jobs.  The company, which developed special digital technology to help tattoo artists more effectively monitor their equipment, currently employs 43 people from the region. “This investment in Eikon is just another example… Keep Reading

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CBC: Ted Hsu, the Future of the Liberal Party?

In a recent CBC television segment, reporter Leslie MacKinnon spent the day with Kingston MP, Ted Hsu.  The interview, which aired this past weekend, begins with MacKinnon proposing: “Could Ted Hsu be the future of the Liberal Party?” Her narration continues by describing Hsu as trilingual – fluent in English, French, and Mandarin – with… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Student Writes Exam in Full Armour (Video)

Queen’s University students writing exams last month got an unexpected surprise when they were suddenly joined by a knight in shining armor. The fellow student, who goes by the profile name “Mastadufus” on Youtube, had decided to write his final exam for medieval history garbed appropriately in a set of armour he’d cobbled together, piece… Keep Reading

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CFB Kingston Soldier Recognized for Contribution to the Military

This Monday on Parliament Hill, Corporal Ricardo Chiu of CFB Kingston was one of 11 members of the Canadian Armed Forced recognized on Parliament Hill for their contributions to the military. A part of the CF Recognition Program, the event was attended by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and General Walt Natynczyk,… Keep Reading

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Kingston’s Ted Hsu Receives Two Liberal Portfolios

This Wednesday, interim Liberal Party leader Bob Rae announced his party’s 28-member shadow cabinet, formed from both returning and his newest members of parliament. Kingston & the Islands MP, Ted Hsu, was named the Liberal Critic for Science & Technology, and for the Federal Economic Development Agency of both Southern and Northern Ontario. Sean Casey,… Keep Reading

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Goverment Pledges $1.6 Million for Queen’s Student Training

An investment by the Government of Canada will enable young university researchers across the country to develop their skills and help them move from the role of trainees in productive employees within the Canadian workforce. This was announced by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), during a speech at Queen’s University.… Keep Reading

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Ground-Breaking Ceremony Announced for New Seniors’ Building

The Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation (KFHC) will be breaking ground on construction of a new 27 unit seniors’ building at 233 Queen Mary Road this Friday, June 3 at 11am. The event will be attended by Kingston MPP John Gerretsen, Mayor Mark Gerretsen and the KFHC Chief Executive Officer Mary Lynn Cousins Brame. Funding… Keep Reading

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Kingston’s Home Resale Market to Remain Strong

According to the latest Housing Market Outlook report released today by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), resale housing activity in Kingston will remain relatively strong over the next two years. Some highlights from the report include: * Sales of existing homes plateaued from their levels in the first half of 2010. With pent-up demand… Keep Reading

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Google & Stephen Colbert Let Canadians See U.S. Huffington Post

This week, Arianna Huffington launched a Canadian edition of the Huffington Post news site. In her innaugural post there on May 26, Huffington reminded readers that one of her goals after merging with AOL earlier this year was to launch international versions of the site. And within three months of that merger, she was in… Keep Reading

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Kingston Police Report Theft at Tim Hortons

Kingston Police Criminal Investigations Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects or otherwise returning property stolen on Tuesday, May 3 at approximately 11:00 a.m. On that date, the victim entered Tim Horton’s at Princess & MacDonell streets [map], made a purchase and walked away – accidentally leaving her Blackberry phone on the counter.… Keep Reading

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