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Kingston Transit Adds New Bus Routes

KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 1, 2010 – Two new Kingston Transit routes, aimed at delivering riders to their destinations more efficiently, will be on the road on Tuesday, Sept. 7. ROUTE 7 Route 7 is a new east/west route that connects Gardiners/Midland to Division/Dalton along Princess Street and John Counter Boulevard and will provide all-day… Keep Reading

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Kingston Citizens Reminded to be on Voters’ List

KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 1, 2010 – The City is asking citizens to ensure their names are on the Voters’ List in preparation for the municipal election on Monday, Oct. 25. From Tuesday, Sept. 7 to Thursday, Oct. 7, the Voters’ List of all Electors of the City of Kingston will be available for inspection… Keep Reading

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Employment – Kingston Seeks Staff for 2010 Municipal Election

Must be available for training, advance polls and Election Day KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 1, 2010 – The City’s Election Office is accepting applications for employment for Technical Deputy Returning Officers, Deputy Returning Officers, Revision Clerks, Information Clerks and Standbys for this fall’s municipal election. “We are looking for civic-minded Kingstonians to act in these… Keep Reading

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Free Fall Leisure Showcase Features 80 Exhibitors

Kingstonians looking for ways to get active this season can find at least 80 ways to do so at the free Fall Leisure Showcase 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St. The Showcase will feature demonstrations every half hour by a number of the 80 activity-related exhibitors,… Keep Reading

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Ministry of Environment Issues Smog Advisory for Kingston

KINGSTON, ONT./ Aug. 30, 2010 – The Ontario Ministry of Environment has issued a smog advisory for the region of the City of Kingston warning of a high probability of poor quality air today and will remain in effect until further notice. Residents are advised that open-air burning is never permitted in Kingston when smog… Keep Reading

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Level 2 Heat Alert for Kingston Area

Monday, August 30, 2010 — With hot, humid weather forecast for the next few days in the KFL&A area, KFL&A Public Health is issuing a Heat Warning—a level 2 heat alert as part of KFL&A Public Health’s Extreme Heat Health Response Plan. A Heat Warning is issued when the weather is forecast to be 36°C… Keep Reading

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Schedules & Closures for City of Kingston on Labour Day Holiday

KINGSTON, ONT./ Aug. 30, 2010 – The Labour Day holiday, on Monday, Sept. 6, will create some schedule changes to municipal services: Administrative Offices: All administrative offices, including Social Services, Provincial Offences and Utilities Kingston are closed on Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell or a water main… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Chosen for Top Rowing Program

Queen’s Rowing has been selected to take part in the new joint ‘Pond to Podium’ program with Rowing Canada Aviron. Queen’s and the Kingston Rowing Club will run the Eastern Talent Development Centre starting next month. “We are now positioned as a key participant in a program that is linked to rowing’s long-term athlete development… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University to Have New Competitive Sports Model

Starting this fall, Athletics & Recreation will complete its implementation of a new model for competitive sports that maintains current sport opportunities and supports the success of all Gaels teams. “Just as academic programs have evolved, so have the demands of our recreation and competition sport programs,” says Leslie Dal Cin, Director of Athletics &… Keep Reading

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QUASR Team Demonstrates Student Contract Hiring System

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario — The new system for hiring students on a contract was unveiled at a town hall meeting last week. On December 20 the new customized PeopleSoft contract hiring system replaces the Electronic Student Contracts System for hiring students including research assistants, teaching assistants, teaching fellows, and non-academics. “The process for hiring… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Academic Writing Team Submits Report

After spending the summer reviewing responses to Principal Daniel Woolf’s “Where Next?” vision document, hosting two town hall meetings and listening and talking with the Queen’s community about future directions for the University, the Academic Writing Team submitted its report today. “We want to thank all the faculty, staff, students and alumni who shared their… Keep Reading

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