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The Mansion to Host Joe’s MILL Fundraising Concert

Joe’s M.I.L.L. and K-Rock 105.7 have announced a musical event to support the Joe Chithalen Musical Instrument Lending Library. “A Joe Show” will be held at the Mansion – 506 Princess Street – on Thursday, November 17, to celebrate Joe Chithalen’s birthday. The event will be headlined by Bloom and Rueben DeGroot and His Whole… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Professor Wins Prestigious Trudeau Fellowship Prize

Within a week of Queen’s University being visited by M.P. Justin Trudeau, political studies professor John McGarry has been honoured as one of four recipients of a Fellowship named for his father, the late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Trudeau Fellowships were established by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and awarded to individuals who achieve high… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending October 14, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development Jennifer Baker, Business Development Project Manager is attending the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) in Toronto on October 17 -18 with the Ontario East Economic Development Commission. CMTS is Canada’s premier national manufacturing event and Ontario East along with regional members have secured a trade show booth… Keep Reading

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Celebrate at the French Services Fair this Saturday

L’ACFO Mille-Îles has announced that the 15th edition of the Franco-foire (French Services Fair) will be held on Saturday October 15th, 2011. ACFO Mille-Îles is inviting the members of the community, especially the French community, to come explore services offered in French in Kingston. ACFO Mille-Îles also celebrates its 35th anniversary and it will launch… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Launches First Off-Campus Hub for Nurse Practitioners

The first off-campus hub for Queen’s primary health care nurse practitioner (PHCNP) students will provide students with the option of tutorials and hands-on learning opportunities that are closer to home. Eight Peterborough-based students starting or completing their graduate-level education this fall will take part in tutorials at Trent University and complete local clinical placements that… Keep Reading

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Kingston School Boards Issue Suspicious Person Bulletin

The Limestone District School Board & Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board have issued a bulletin in the interest of community and student safety. (See Update below) According to the release: on the evening of Thursday October 13, in Bayshore Estates located just west of Collins Bay Road, a boy was approached by an… Keep Reading

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K-Rock Centre Transformed for Saturday’s Crystal Ball Gala

On Saturday, October 15, the K-ROCK Centre will be transformed into a glittering Ballroom as it plays host to the inaugural Crystal Ball Gala, in support of The Limestone Learning Foundation. The sold out crowd of seven hundred guests will come together for this black tie evening on the floor of the K-Rock Centre arena.… Keep Reading

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Celebrate Farm to Fork Harvest Dinners in Kingston

It’s the perfect pairing – Kingston’s best local producers will be providing products (meat, cheese, veggies, wine, and more) so that some of Kingston’s finest chefs can prepare excellent meals for you. The restaurants involved in Farm to Fork will serve the dinners each week at 7:30pm. Farm to Fork Harvest Dinners are the tastiest… Keep Reading

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More Street Intersections Mean Less Outdoor Activity for Children

High intersection density and well-connected streets in towns and cities may discourage children from being active and exercising outdoors, according to a Queen’s University study. “We’ve known for a while that high street connectivity—well-connected streets and a high density of intersections in a given area—helps adults stay physically active since it makes it easier and… Keep Reading

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