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Karen Hitchcock Joins Park Strategies

Senator Alfonse D’Amato is pleased to announce the addition of Karen Hitchcock, Ph.D, former President of the University at Albany, State University of New York, to Park Strategies as a Special Advisor. Dr. Hitchcock will specialize in developing strategic relationships between educational institutions and commercial enterprises, including Park Strategies’ diversified clientele. Said Sen. D’Amato, “My… Keep Reading

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Former Queen’s U. Principal Hired as U.S. Lobbyist

Former Queen’s University Principal, Karen Hitchcock, has been hired as a U.S. lobbyist by Park Strategies LLC. Park Strategies, which describes itself as “among the most sought after public policy and business development firms in the country, providing strategic advice and consulting services to a wide array of clients throughout the U.S. and around the… Keep Reading

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Peter Milliken Resigns as MP and Speaker

Kingston, Ontario – Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Kingston & the Islands, has announced he will resign those positions effective the next Federal election. Milliken made the announcement in front of hundreds of friends, family and supporters who braved the light rainy conditions at his annual summer… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – June 25th, 2010

KEDCO: Weekly Update – Week Ending June 25, 2010 HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Entrepreneurship Centre at KEDCO is pleased to welcome Victor Li to the position of Youth Business Counsellor. Li will be working with the Summer Company program during the summer and supporting KEDCO’s Youth Entrepreneurship programs part-time during… Keep Reading

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Celebrate St-Jean-Baptiste Day in Kingston

Celebrate St-Jean-Baptiste Day with ACFO Mille-Îles, ACFOMI Employment Services and ACFOMI Immigrant Services Thursday, June 24th from 11 am until 2 pm You are invited to join us for a free BBQ. Hot-Dogs, Chips and Beverages are on the menu. 760, Highway 15, Kingston / Tel: 613 546-7863 —————— Venez célébrer la St-Jean-Baptiste avec l’équipe… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Opens Medical Centre in Belleville

This week, the Queen’s University School of Medicine officially opened a state-of-the-art medical centre to serve as an academic home to family medicine residents. Funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the facility is part of a $6.6 million expansion of the university’s family medicine residency program, with the University providing $1… Keep Reading

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LD School Board Approves $258M Budget

At a board meeting last week, Trustees of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) approved an $235,556,000 operating budget and a capital budget of $22,577,000 for the 2010-2011 school year. Initially the Trustees were presented with an estimated operating expenditure deficit of $1,400,000 – as a result of a large reduction in revenues, due to… Keep Reading

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Ottawa Earthquake Felt in Kingston

The magnitude 5.0 earthquake (originally reported to be a 5.5) , centered 53 km NNE of Ottawa, was felt in Kingston and as far away as Chicago and Montreal. There have been two recorded earthquakes with a magnitude over 6.0 in this Canadian seismic zone: a 6.1-magnitude quake in 1935 and one measuring 6.2 in… Keep Reading

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Kingston 2010 Canada Day Events and Closures

UPDATE: To see 2016 Canada Day events click here. Municipal Offices Closed July 1, 2010 Transit Will Run On Sunday Service Kingston’s July 1 Canada Day celebrations are scheduled for Confederation Park and Grass Creek Park. (A list of holiday and road closures follows below). Here’s what is going on: Red & White People Parade… Keep Reading

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