News from Kingston Ontario


KEDCO Update: Week Ending November 11, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Kingston Economic Development Corporation would like to congratulate all nominees for the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards which were presented on November 4. KEDCO is especially pleased to highlight Mark Sherwin of First Capital Construction on his award for Young Entrepreneur of the… Keep Reading


Dean of Health Sciences Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Queen’s University Dean of Health Sciences, Richard Reznick, has been granted an honourary fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland RCSI). This fellowship is the highest honour the college can give and only a few are awarded each year. “I have been extremely privileged over the years to have interacted with the Royal… Keep Reading


Eclipse Bringing the Pink Floyd Experience to K-Rock Centre

“Eclipse: The Pink Floyd Story” is playing the K-Rock Center this Saturday, November 12. This special production honors the 40 years since Pink Floyd’s first concert in Canada, and now Kingstonians can experience Eclipse’s grand commemorative rock show celebrating these legendary performers. Now audiences can travel back 40 years to when it all began, as… Keep Reading


KGH Wins Silver in 2011 Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards

Kingston General Hospital (KGH) has received a silver award in the 2011 Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards created last year by the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care – HealthForceOntario. KGH was among 37 hospitals and healthcare organizations recognized for their efforts to improve their workplaces in ways that contribute… Keep Reading


Kingston Residents Invited To Session About Trees Near Airport

Residents are invited to attend an upcoming Public Information Session about the necessary removal or trimming of trees in the area of Kingston Airport, including some on residential properties. The Public Information Session is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Royal Canadian Air Force Association (416 Wing) building at the corner of… Keep Reading


Queen’s University Staff Member Advocates for KGH Patients

A Queen’s staff member is playing an important role in improving the patient experience at Kingston General Hospital (KGH). “When people enter the health care system, they expect to be treated with dignity and a reasonable level of care. They also want the opportunity to be involved in their care. I wanted to contribute to… Keep Reading


Kingston Remembrance Day Ceremonies Announced

Community, Veteran and military groups will be laying their wreaths at the Cross of Sacrifice starting at 9:30 a.m. ahead of the civic ceremony on Remembrance Day this year in Kingston. UPDATE: 2013 Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Kingston The Civic Ceremony is set to start at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Cross… Keep Reading


Renewed Funding Expands Arctic Climate Change Research

Thanks to an unprecedented funding renewal, Queen’s University-led researchers are expanding their study of how climate change affects the interaction between land and water ecosystems in the High Arctic. A national team led by Geography professors Scott Lamoureux and Melissa Lafrenière focuses on how climate change affects the flow of water, energy, sediment, nutrients and… Keep Reading

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