News from Kingston Ontario


Kingston Police Seek Assault Victim and Attackers

The Criminal Investigations Unit of Kingston City Police is seeking the public’s assistance for a robbery that occurred July 6th at 121 Cataraqui Street around 8:30 p.m. According to the department’s release, that evening an unknown victim attended the Beer Store on Cataraqui Street to discover it was closed. He was subsequently called over by… Keep Reading


Queen’s AMS & Safety Fund Expand Mental Health Training

The Mental Health Working Group is receiving $18,500 to expand the delivery of mental health education and training on campus starting this fall. The money comes from two sources: $17,000 from the provincial government through Queen’s Women’s Campus Safety Fund and $1,500 from Accessibility Queen’s, a committee under the Social Issues Commission of the AMS.… Keep Reading


KEDCO Update: Week Ending July 8, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Kingston Technology Council (KTC) will host an evening with Jeremy Rifkin, sought-after advisor, lecturer and author. Mr. Rifkin is the author of 17 best-selling books and architect of the European Union’s Long-Term Economic Sustainability Plan to address global economic crisis, energy security and climate change. The… Keep Reading


KFL&A: Swimming Not Recommended at Rotary Park Beach

Routine water samples taken this year by KFL&A Public Health at Rotary Park beach have exceeded the acceptable bacteriological water quality standards for bathing beaches. The beach therefore will be posted as “Not Recommended for Swimming” until testing demonstrates that the bacteriological conditions have returned to acceptable levels. “We have enhanced our monitoring and will… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

World Health Organization Awards Medizone International’s AsepticSure Technology

Medizone International’s disinfection technology, AsepticSure, has won an esteemed international award for innovation at a competition held at the World Health Organization’s first International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) in Geneva, Switzerland.  It was one of only three (out of fifty-five entered) research projects in the competition to receive an “Innovation Award of… Keep Reading


“Reptiles at Risk” to Entertain & Inform about Endangered Species

Reptiles are among the most ‘at-risk’ animals in Ontario, but they are getting some help from a traveling exhibit and interactive event called “Reptiles at Risk“. The presentation aims to promote conservation through education and it is making a stop at the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum at Grass Creek Park on Thursday, July 14th at 3:45… Keep Reading


JP Cormier to Play Joe’s Mill Charity Concert Workshop

The Joe Chithalen Musical Instrument Lending Library (Joe’s MILL) has announced a concert/workshop featuring JP Cormier and The Elliot Brothers on Tuesday, July 26th at the Wilson Room, Kingston Public Library (130 Johnson Street). Doors will open at 7 PM with the show starting at 7:30. This is the first of the Joe’s MILL Concert… Keep Reading


Tenth Year for Queen’s University Shad Valley Program

Forty-six of the country’s brightest high school students have arrived at Queen’s to learn about science, business and innovation while discovering what’s distinctive about Kingston. “The Shad Valley program at Queen’s is an outstanding opportunity for high-school students to learn about campus life right when they are starting to make decisions about the future,” says… Keep Reading


Two Queen’s Profs to Receive Order of Canada

Alvaro Morales (pictured left) and John Bradford were recently appointed members of the Order of Canada. Dr. Morales’s research career, spanning more than 40 years, has advanced the field of urology and resulted in improved treatments for cancer and sexual dysfunction. “It is with great pride and humility that I receive my adopted country’s highest… Keep Reading


Engineering Professor Receives Queen’s University Teaching Award

Teaching has always been a vital component of academics for Brian Frank, this year’s recipient of the Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award. An associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dr. Frank has been at Queen’s since 1993, completing his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees here. “When I started my PhD,… Keep Reading

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