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Accident Causes 401 Closure near HWY 38

Kingston, Ontario — Updated: Fri Jul. 16 2010 9:43 PM An accident on the 401, speculated online as being related to a high-speed police chase, has occurred in the westbound lane of the 401 near HWY 38. Online posts on Twitter indicate a pickup truck was involved in the incident as was another car, although… Keep Reading

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Three More Contenders for Kingston Liberal Party Nomination

UPDATE: Ted Hsu was selected as the successor to retiring Liberal party MP Peter Milliken during the party’s nomination meeting Sunday, November 7 at the K-Rock Centre. This week marked the fourth entry in the race for federal Liberal nomination for Kingston and the Islands, following current MP Peter Milliken’s announcement he would not run… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – July 16th, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO is pleased to be working with Queen’s School of Business students on the upcoming business conference, Experience India. The one day forum will take place on August 7 from 8am – 5pm in Goodes Hall, 143 Union Street. With India rising steadily in economic strength, the… Keep Reading

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Primaris Retail REIT Announces Cataraqui Town Centre Purchase

Excerpt from Primaris Retail REIT Press Release. Associated article: “Cataraqui Town Centre Purchased for $168 Million” Primaris Retail REIT (TSX:PMZ.UN) has announced an agreement to purchase the Cataraqui Town Centre… —————————————————————————————- Cataraqui Town Centre Cataraqui is a two-level enclosed regional shopping centre containing a gross leaseable area of approximately 595,000 square feet, was built in… Keep Reading

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Cataraqui Town Centre Purchased for $168 Million

Primaris Retail REIT (TSX:PMZ.UN) has announced an agreement to purchase the Cataraqui Town Centre. The Town Centre is being purchased from a joint venture of The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Ivanhoe Cambridge for $168 million dollars, with the acquisition to occur in mid- August of this year. John Morrison, President and CEO of Primaris,… Keep Reading

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Movie Legend Mickey Rooney Coming to Kingston

Mickey Rooney is crossing Canada on a farewell tour and will make a stop at Kingston’s Grand Theatre on Wed. Sept.29, less than a week after celebrating his 90th birthday. Rooney, along with his wife Jan Rooney, two singers, and a three piece band, will sing songs, show film clips, and tell tales from his… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University V.P. Honoured by UK Royal Academy

Queen’s Vice-Principal and Civil Engineering professor, Kerry Rowe, has been elected a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering. He is the only Canadian, and one of just six international Fellows, whose election was revealed at the academy’s annual general meeting July 5th in London. “I am delighted. It’s very significant recognition of… Keep Reading

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Innovation Park’s Medizone Retains New Investor Relations Firm

Medizone International, Inc. (OTCBB:MZEI) announced today that it has retained The Eversull Group for Financial Public Relations, Investor Relations  and Shareholder Services Consulting. Medizone International, Inc. is a research and development company engaged in developing its AsepticSure™ System to decontaminate and sterilize hospital surgical suites, emergency rooms, intensive care units, schools and other critical infrastructure.… Keep Reading

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City and Federal Governments Celebrate New Interval Housing

Earlier this month, the Government of Canada, the City of Kingston and Kingston Interval House celebrated the grand opening of Robin’s Hope Transitional Housing/ Maison l’Espoir de Robin, a new second stage housing project for women and children fleeing violence in Kingston and Frontenac County. Member of Parliament for Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry Guy Lauzon, on behalf… Keep Reading

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Chef Cooking Demos at the Kingston Market Square

Every Saturday in July and August, there will be free chef cooking demos at the Kingston Public Market. The demos will happen in the courtyard of Spring Market Square running from 11am until Noon. The cooking demos are all about Kingston’s best chefs sharing their knowledge and passion for local food with the public. There… Keep Reading

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