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C. Difficile Cases Reported at Kingston General Hospital

Kingston General Hospital is currently dealing with an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) within their facility. Over the last 30 days, 12 new cases of this hospital-acquired infection have been reported. Consistent with provincial guidelines, a facility-wide outbreak has now been declared. The hospital is taking all the necessary steps to manage the outbreak… Keep Reading

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Shad Valley Students Head Home from Queen’s U

Forty-six high school students including Ike Zhang and Laurie Jacques have returned home after an intense and informative month of learning and living at Queen’s University. The students were attending the 2011 Shad Valley Program – a four week enrichment experience for students entering Grade 11 or 12. “I loved it,” says Mr. Zhang, a… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending August 12, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO has partnered with the International Trade Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade to organize a New Exporters Border Seminar for businesses entering the United States market for the first time or who are planning on expanding their market share. The seminar will… Keep Reading

Entertainment/Featured

“Flashpoint” Leads the Pack for Gemini Award Nominations

The 26th annual Gemini Award nominations were announced this week and Toronto-based police drama ‘Flashpoint’ received the most nods of any series. The show was honored with 17 nominations, including best dramatic series going up against ‘Endgame’, ‘Skins’, ‘The Borgias’, and ‘The Tudors’. Flashpoint’s ensemble cast includes Head SRU (Strategic Response Unit) sniper Ed Lane,… Keep Reading

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Kingston Blooms 2011 Award Winners Announced

The winners of this year’s Kingston Blooms individual gardens awards were announced last night during a celebration at the Senior Staff Mess at RMC. “Kingston’s dedicated gardeners put their hearts and souls into their work and we all enjoy the fruits of their labour. They add flourish and interest to our already lovely streets.  They… Keep Reading

First Glasses-Free 3D Notebook Introduced

This week, Toshiba introduced the industry’s first glasses-free 3D notebook computer, available for purchase in North America beginning next week. The Toshiba Qosmio F755 features an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDA GeForce 540M graphics, Harmon Kardon speakers, and a Blu-ray drive. It can display content in both 2D & 3D modes and in cooperation with… Keep Reading

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Song-Sharing Birds Really Are “Chirping” Each Other

While singing the same songs as your neighbours may sound harmonious, research conducted at Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS) suggests that song-sharing amongst song sparrow populations is actually an aggressive behavior, akin to flinging insults back and forth. “It’s been hypothesized that repertoire size and song complexity is about the singer’s ability to advertise their… Keep Reading

Featured/News

Queen’s University Student a Finalist to Dine with Warren Buffett

To celebrate Business Wire’s 50th Anniversary, college students were invited to submit short videos that answered the question “What is the Future of Public Relations and Communications?”. This week, Business Wire – a Berkshire Hathaway company that is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure – announced the competition’s ten finalists, which… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Students Awarded Vanier Scholarships

Three Queen’s doctoral students have received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships from the Government of Canada. Dianna Lanteigne, Krystle Maki and Andreas Reichelt will each receive $50,000 annually for up to three years. Ms Lanteigne recently completed her masters in psychology at Queen’s under the supervision of professor Tom Hollenstein and will continue to work with… Keep Reading

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United Way and City Streamline Grant Applications Process

The United Way serving Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) and the City have streamlined their application process to make it easier for organizations seeking grants from these organizations. The former United Way Community Fund and the former municipal Healthy Community Fund now have a single application process through the new Community Investment Fund. The… Keep Reading

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