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Businessweek Ranks Queen’s Top MBA Canadian School

Businessweek magazine has once again ranked Queen’s MBA as the top Canadian business school, finishing second overall for international schools in the biennial business school ranking. Now known as Bloomberg Businessweek, the ranking is based on three elements: a survey of the most recent MBA graduates (45%), a poll of corporate recruiters (45%), and a… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Law School Partners with Indian Institution

Queen’s Faculty of Law and Jindal Global Law School in Delhi, India, have reached an agreement that will establish a student exchange program and allow Jindal law students to attend Queen’s Kingston campus and the international law program at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) in the spring term. “As India’s economic growth continues to… Keep Reading

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Limestone District School Board Recognizes Outstanding Service

Trustees of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) recognized excellence in education as provided by staff at the regular Board meeting earlier this month. Trustees honoured district support staff with the Barry C. O’Connor Excellence in Support Staff Award, and two teachers with the J.C. McLeod Excellence in Teaching Award. A reception was also held… Keep Reading

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City Offering 1 Month Free to Annual Fitness Club Members

The City wants you to become one of the people who workout in Kingston.  Those who sign-up for an annual membership at a well-equipped, family-friendly, and affordable City fitness centre between Thursday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 27 will get one month free. The offer is good at both the Fitness & Wellness Centre at… Keep Reading

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Tett Centre Submissions Deadline Extended

Arts organizations interested in becoming tenants at the City’s J.K. Tett Centre for the Arts now have until Tuesday, November 23 to apply to become tenants in the proposed Centre. Selected tenants will have an opportunity to participate in shaping this important new City art space at 370 King St. West adjacent to the proposed… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – November 12, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO is hosting a Lunch and Learn Session on November 22 with local companies who are interested in learning more about Customs and Immigrations rules and procedures relating to international air traffic into the Kingston Airport.  The session takes place from 12pm – 1:30pm at The Ambassador… Keep Reading

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No Cost Dental Program Available for Kingston Kids

For families with low-incomes, juggling finances and dental treatment for their children is tough at best. For the families of 1,300 KFL&A children and youth, things just got a little easier thanks to a new, no cost dental program now available to eligible children 17 years-old and younger in the KFL&A area. Healthy Smiles Ontario,… Keep Reading

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Greenhouse Gas Inventory Reveals University’s Carbon Footprint

In its first greenhouse gas inventory – a measure of the greenhouse gas emissions from facilities under the control of the University – Queen’s fared well, according to Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Bob Silverman. “Tracking the university’s greenhouse gas emissions is the first step toward setting reduction targets and developing strategies and activities to achieve… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Board Elects Derek Winton as New Chairman

The Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Derek Winton has been elected as the newest Chair of the Board. His term will begin in January, 2011. Derek Winton is the former General Manager or Bombardier and brings over 40 years experience working in industry both nationally and internationally. … Keep Reading

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Avril Lavigne: New Single Out in January

Napanee-raised singer/song-writer Avril Lavigne posted a message on her website today to let fans know the first single from her upcoming 4th album will be released in January. Titled “What The Hell”, Lavigne described it as the least personal song from the album, but instead the most ‘pop song’ on the record that is both… Keep Reading

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Biology Professor Wins Nature Award for Mentoring

Renowned biologist John Smol has received the 2010 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science. The award recognizes the commitment and dedication Dr. Smol has shown to mentoring his students. “I am honoured and thrilled to receive this award,” says Dr. Smol. “It is especially precious to me as it was driven by my former students… Keep Reading

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