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Queen’s University to Host CBC Sports Day

CBC Sports, ParticipACTION and True Sport have selected Queen’s and Kingston as the host of this year’s ‘Sports Day In Canada’ event to be held on the 18th of September. Live broadcast from the Athletics and Recreation Centre will be shown by CBC sports beginning at noon. In addition, a celebration of the 100th anniversary… Keep Reading


Kingston’s First City Plan Now in Effect

Plan guides the next generation of City’s development KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 14, 2010 – The City of Kingston’s new Official Plan is now in full force and effect.  The Plan, which guides the next 20 years of development of the City of Kingston, was approved as amended by the Ontario Municipal Board Order on… Keep Reading


Local HS Students Recognized for Creative Writing

Three aspiring student writers will be recognized for their creative musings at the 2nd Annual Kingston Writers Festival. Close to two-hundred area youth submitted their writing to the Youth Project writing contest: You Think You can Write and all three finalists are Limestone students. Congratulations to: First Place Winner: Rylee Raeburn-Gibson, Frontenac Secondary School Two… Keep Reading


Six LDSB Schools Receive HEAL Award

Congratulations to students and staff at Clarendon Central/Sharbot Lake Public Schools, Central Public School, Loughborough Public School, Frontenac Secondary School, KCVI and Sydenham High School on receiving the LDSB HEAL (Healthy Education and Active Living) Award. The HEAL Award recognizes schools who are working hard to create learning environments that promote health and wellness alongside… Keep Reading


Kingston Firefighters to Honour Victims of 9/11 Attack

Kingston Fire & Rescue will be honoring the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack that leveled the World Trade Centre in New York with a moment of silence. Station #4 (at 271 Brock St.) and Station #7 (at 905 Woodbine Rd.) will observe a minute of silence on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 9:59… Keep Reading


Winners Announced for Kingston Blooms Awards

The winners of this year’s Kingston Blooms individual gardens awards were announced last night during a celebration at the Senior Staff Mess at RMC. This year, gardens were judged on a point system instead of the Bloom rating used in previous years. “It is always such a pleasure for our judges to visit Kingston’s loveliest… Keep Reading


City Seeks Input on Affordable Housing At Leroy Grant Park

Vacant Park Identified As Potential Site For Affordable Housing The City wants public input as it considers declaring Leroy Grant Park surplus to allow affordable housing to be developed on the site, which has been vacant for the last decade. A public meeting to gather input is set for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15,… Keep Reading


Five Queen’s Professors & Almost 100 students Awarded Funds

Five Queen’s professors and almost 100 students have been awarded Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants, scholarships and fellowships. “This funding announcement reflects Queen’s significant engagement in leading-edge research in the social sciences and humanities and our commitment to the training of graduate students and new scholars. Queen’s is a world-class research intensive… Keep Reading


Limestone District School Board Releases 2010 Mission Statement

Our Mission is to prepare students within safe and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as life-long learners and informed, responsible citizens. The Limestone District School Board is committed to improving the outcomes for students through their well-being and academic achievement.  We are committed to success for all. The LDSB will continue to maintain… Keep Reading

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