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Queen’s University V.P. Honoured by UK Royal Academy

Queen’s Vice-Principal and Civil Engineering professor, Kerry Rowe, has been elected a Fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering. He is the only Canadian, and one of just six international Fellows, whose election was revealed at the academy’s annual general meeting July 5th in London. “I am delighted. It’s very significant recognition of… Keep Reading

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Innovation Park’s Medizone Retains New Investor Relations Firm

Medizone International, Inc. (OTCBB:MZEI) announced today that it has retained The Eversull Group for Financial Public Relations, Investor Relations  and Shareholder Services Consulting. Medizone International, Inc. is a research and development company engaged in developing its AsepticSure™ System to decontaminate and sterilize hospital surgical suites, emergency rooms, intensive care units, schools and other critical infrastructure.… Keep Reading

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City and Federal Governments Celebrate New Interval Housing

Earlier this month, the Government of Canada, the City of Kingston and Kingston Interval House celebrated the grand opening of Robin’s Hope Transitional Housing/ Maison l’Espoir de Robin, a new second stage housing project for women and children fleeing violence in Kingston and Frontenac County. Member of Parliament for Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry Guy Lauzon, on behalf… Keep Reading

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Chef Cooking Demos at the Kingston Market Square

Every Saturday in July and August, there will be free chef cooking demos at the Kingston Public Market. The demos will happen in the courtyard of Spring Market Square running from 11am until Noon. The cooking demos are all about Kingston’s best chefs sharing their knowledge and passion for local food with the public. There… Keep Reading

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Nuclear Waste Shipment May Brush Wolfe Island Shores

Last April, Bruce Power contacted the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission – Canada’s nuclear regulator – to request a licence to ship low-level radioactive generators from its Bruce Nuclear Generating Station on Lake Huron to Sweden. The 1,760 tonne shipment of 16 radiation-laced steel steam generators are being transported to Sweden where an estimated 90 per… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – July 9th, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Ontario East Municipal Conference (OEMC) is scheduled to take place from September 15 – 17 at the Ambassador Resort and Conference Centre in Kingston. The OEMC provides a program featuring current topics relating to provincial legislation and its impact on the municipal sector, economic development issues,… Keep Reading

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Kingston Hockey Icons Bid Farewell to Bob Probert

Hundreds of mourners crowded the Windsor Christian Fellowship Friday morning to pay final respects to NHL legend Bob Probert, who died Monday at the age of 45 after experiencing chest pains while boating with his family on Lake St. Clair. Wednesday’s visitations and today’s funeral were attended by mourners that included hockey figures Tie Domi,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor Wins National Geography Award

Joan Schwartz recently received the Geography in the Service of Government or Business Award from the Canadian Association of Geographers. The award recognizes a person who has carried out major work in the public or private sector. “Because I have worked outside the usual boundaries of the discipline throughout my professional career, I am especially… Keep Reading

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