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Open House to Discuss Preserving Historic Court House

KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 27, 2010 – Residents are invited to offer feedback at an upcoming open house to discuss the creation of a Commemorative Integrity Statement to guide the management of the Frontenac County Court House National Historic Site, at 21Court St, over the next 20 years. The open house is set for 6:30… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Memorial for Cameron Bruce Announced

Queen’s will hold a memorial next week for Cameron Bruce, the first-year student who died September 13. After consulting with Cameron’s family and friends at Queen’s, University Chaplain Brian Yealland will officiate at a service in Wallace Hall in the JDUC on Tuesday October 5 at 7pm. “We are working with the students who Cameron… Keep Reading

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City of Kingston Seeks Input on Municipal Housing Strategy

Shaping The Future Of Housing In Kingston And Frontenac County The public is invited to two upcoming consultations on a Municipal Housing Strategy being developed by the City of Kingston and County of Frontenac to help guide future housing initiatives, policies and programs. The Strategy will identify the key housing challenges facing residents of Kingston… Keep Reading

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Funeral for Queen’s University Student Held in Westport CT

The funeral for Cameron Bruce, a first year Queen’s University student who died on campus earlier this month, was held Saturday afternoon at the Saugatuck Congregational Church in his hometown of Westport, Connecticut. Hundreds of mourners packed the church to remember and pay tribute to the 18-year-old Engineering student, with many more in a church… Keep Reading

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Kingston Business Achievement Award Nominees Announced

The Kingston Chamber of Commerce announced the complete list of nominees for this year’s Business Achievement Awards. Award winners will be announced in November at the 15th Annual President’s Gala at the Kingston Banquet and Conference Centre at Days Inn Kingston. Business Person of the Year Dan Corcoran (Len Corcoran      Excavating Limited) Rose Giugovaz (BFI)… Keep Reading

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Federal Government Funds Job Training and Experience for Kingston Youth

Local youth who face barriers to employment will get job preparation training and work experience through the Government of Canada’s support for an employment project. Mr. Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds–Grenville, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. “In today’s environment, it… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Family Medicine Residency Program Expands to Peterborough

In an effort to help attract family doctors to Peterborough and Kawartha, Queen’s family medicine residency program is expanding to that area. Four Queen’s residents started their two-year placement in July, in a satellite training centre that officially opened in Peterborough on Wednesday. That number will eventually grow to 12, and local physician recruiters hope… Keep Reading

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City Council Approves Kingston Culture Plan

KINGSTON, ONT. – The City’s first Culture Plan was approved, by unanimous vote, on Tuesday, Sept. 21 by City Council.  This document, which will guide the cultural development of Kingston over the next decade, was the result of year-long process lead by the City’s Cultural Services Department that engaged the Canadian Urban Institute to facilitate… Keep Reading

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Kingston Brush and Leaf Collection Dates Announced

Residents who coordinate their fall yard work around the City’s brush and leaf collection will find the schedule in the Your City: Working for you supplement being delivered to homes this Friday. UPDATE – for 2018 brush and leaf collection click here. Residents can also find personalized yard waste collection schedule online. BRUSH COLLECTION Brush… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University United Way Campaign Announced

Last week, the United Way campaign by Queen’s University was launched in support of the organization’s social services and programs for the local community. The university is the biggest contributor to the event and hopes to raise $315,000. Commenting on the announcement, staff co-chair Shelley Aylesworth-Spink said “The generosity of the Queen’s community for the… Keep Reading

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