News from Kingston Ontario


Great Skate Exchange Seeks Ice Skate Donations

Kingston’s Great Skate Exchange, a program of the City’s P.R.O. Kids charity, which helps all of Kingston’s youth get access to recreational activities, has announced that it has begun accepting donations of gently-used skates. The organization collects donated skates and matches them with skaters in need of a new pair – with this year’s drive… Keep Reading


KEDCO Update: Week Ending December 2, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development Jeff Garrah, CEO was interviewed by Brian Mann from WBEZ Radio in Chicago. Mann is working with North Country Public Radio to feature Canadian cities with economic success stories.   Garrah is featured in a series of radio episodes addressing business and labour market development. To listen to… Keep Reading


Kingston Police Seek Public Assistance with Theft & Fraud Cases

Kingston City Police are asking for the public’s assistance in helping to identify a female suspect believed to have been involved in thefts at The Rio Can Centre at 770 Gardiners Road. Store security video of the suspect in question reveals that the white female, approximately 50 years old with short dark hair and neatly… Keep Reading


Queen’s Professor Receives Electrochemistry Research Award

Gregory Jerkiewicz recently received the R. C. Jacobsen Award from the Electrochemical Society (ECS), a rarely-awarded honour reserved for outstanding contributions to the society’s Canadian section. “I am honoured because the previous recipients of the award were people who helped establish the Canadian section during the early days of the society,” says Dr. Jerkiewicz, a… Keep Reading


Mayor Gerretsen Creates Kingston Task Force on Development

A “Mayor’s Task Force on Development” has been established by Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen. The Task Force is scheduled to go before Kingston City Council for budget approval during its Tuesday, December 6 meeting. The six person task force is comprised of two members of Kingston City Council and four members of the public. The… Keep Reading

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