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Queen’s University Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions

An inventory of Queen’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has found that the university’s emissions dropped by roughly nine per cent from 2008 to 2009. The 2009 inventory aligns with Queen’s commitment to establish benchmarks for green house gas emissions under the University and College Presidents’ Climate Change Statement of Action for Canada. It has been… Keep Reading

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New Empire Design Build Expanding into City’s East End

The Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) is pleased to announce that New Empire Design Build Contractors Ltd. are expanding their developments in the City’s east end. New Empire Contractors have purchased nine acres on Innovation Drive within the St. Lawrence Business Park with the intention to develop the lots with a 104,000 square foot professional… Keep Reading

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Kingston City Councillors Tour Innovation Park

Kingston city councillors toured Innovation Park on Feb. 7. After an introductory presentation regarding Innovation Park that highlighted the opportunities for collaboration and economic development, councillors visited the laboratories of Medizone International Inc. and GreenCentre Canada. Medizone is a research and development company that is developing an easily-transportable, cost-effective system to address hospital-acquired infections. Councillors… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Model Parliament on Rick Mercer Report

Students attending the first day of this year’s Queen’s University Model Parliament quickly (and literally) became all a-twitter when they realized the conference was being crashed by Canadian comedian and political satirist, Rick Mercer. It appeared Mercer had indeed responded their Fall campaign aimed at getting the popular television personality to attend this annual event,… Keep Reading

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Downtown Kingston Power Outage: Feb. 13 & 14

Utilities Kingston will be upgrading the electrical infrastructure on behalf of your electricity distributor, Kingston Hydro Corporation. Switching is required for isolation of existing underground equipment to facilitate installation of new equipment and to repair existing equipment. Scheduled power outage starting Sunday, February 13, 2011, at 11:00 p.m. for approximately 7 hours Utilities Kingston is… Keep Reading

Tour the 1000 Islands with Your Own Aquatic Jetpack

The rivers and lakes surrounding Kingston and the Islands are a popular tourist attraction every year, but starting this summer the more affluent visitors can tour the waterways in the style of James Bond. After 10 years of development, Canadian inventor Raymond Li is now taking orders for his Jetlev Flyer, an aquatic jetpack on… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Delegates Visit Australian Universities

  Queen’s University principal Daniel Woolf and vice-provost (International) John Dixon will be in Australia for the next two weeks meeting with university officials from around the globe as well as connecting with Queen’s alumni. “Trips such as this one allow me to find out at the highest levels how other universities are adapting to… Keep Reading

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Spring Start for Isabel Bader Centre Construction

The vision of a world-class teaching and performance venue for students, faculty, artists and members of the wider community will soon be a reality at Queen’s. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring on the university’s Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. The $63 million capital funding for the waterfront project is now in… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending February 4, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The annual Work in Kingston Day took place on February 2 in Grant Hall at Queen’s University.  The event, designed to promote not only local employers and employment opportunities but also the quality of life and cost of living in the city of Kingston, was a tremendous… Keep Reading

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