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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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University’s Northwest Passage Stations to Study Polar Bears

Queen’s University will soon have a strategic polar presence along the increasingly important Northwest Passage. With colleagues from the Gjoa haven, Cambridge Bay and Taloyoaks Hunters and Trappers Organization, a team led by Queen’s biologist Peter V.C de Groot is renovating three polar bear monitoring stations to assess the impact of changing conditions and increased… Keep Reading

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Remembrance Day in Wilton, Ontario [3D]

On Thursday November 11, citizens and neighbours of Wilton, Ontario – just north of Kingston – commemorated Remembrance Day at the town’s cenotaph. Organized by the Odessa and District Lions Club, a large crowd gathered for prayer, song, and the laying of wreaths to remember and pay respect to Canadian soldiers felled in battle. What… Keep Reading

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University Holocaust Exhibit Raises Awareness, Helps Fight Anti-Semitism

A walk-through exhibit currently on display in the lower level of the JDUC is designed to educate people about the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, and the reasons it’s important to remember that time in history. The exhibit is just one part of Holocaust Education Week at Queen’s. “The purpose of Holocaust Education Week is to show respect… Keep Reading

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