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Kingston Represented in 3 of Top 10 Canadian Songs

This week, B.C.’s The Province newspaper published the Top 10 Canadian songs chosen by their readers, and the Kingston area was represented by three of their picks. At number 9 is “New Orleans is Sinking” by The Tragically Hip. The Hip – which formed in Kingston back in 1983 – consists of Gordon Downie on… Keep Reading

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Limestone School Board Announces Teachers of the Year

Don Roblin, a teacher at Marysville Public School, and Brenda Scarlett, the department head of Social Science at Bayridge Secondary School have been selected by Trustees of the Limestone District School Board as this year’s recipients of the J.C. McLeod Excellence in Teaching Award. This ‘teacher-of- the-year’ award recognizes the outstanding contribution of individual teachers… Keep Reading

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Music in the Garden Schedule Announced

The City’s Music in the Gardens series of free concert has been set to begin on Sunday, July 4, with a performance by Sounds of Jazz. Free concerts have been scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and Sunday, weather-permitting, until August 29 and will be held at the Lion Civic Gardens next to… Keep Reading

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Governor General Awards CFB Kingston Commander

This month, Governor General Michaëlle Jean awarded Brigadier-General Chris Coates, the commander of 1 Wing Kingston, Ontario and the first commander of Task Force Silver Dart – the Joint Task Force Afghanistan Air Wing (JTF-Afg Air Wing) – the Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) The citation reads: “Under pressure to get the newly formed air… Keep Reading

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Pump House Steam Museum and KFD Hold Family Event

The Pump House Steam Museum and members of Kingston Fire and Rescue announced their upcoming family event to be held on Saturday, July 3, from noon until 4 p.m. The Summer Steam-Off Spectacular is a free event featuring the firefighters from Kingston Fire and Rescue with demonstrations of the new Thomas. H. Patterson fireboat, a… Keep Reading

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Public Invited to Barriefield Land Acquisition Meeting

[September 2010 Update: The proposal to build 50 units of affordable housing in Barriefield village was defeated by a 6-5 vote of Kingston city council.] A Public Information Centre (PIC) for the Consultancy on Potential Acquisition of Federal Surplus Land in Barriefield Village is scheduled for Tuesday, July 6, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Holding Town Hall Meeting to Decide Future

A town hall meeting will be hosted next month by the six members of the Academic Writing Team as they continue to gather input from the Queen’s community about future directions for the university. The meeting – open to faculty, staff and students – will take place on Monday July 12 from 10-11:30 am in… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

Queen’s Researchers Receive Accelerated Funding

The Federal Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) program has announced that five Queen’s researchers are each receiving $120,000 over three years to quicken the pace of progress and maximize the impact of their work. Chemistry Department Professor Cathleen Crudden is researching organic synthesis and materials chemistry via catalytic organoborane chemistry. Michael Cunningham of Chemical Engineering will… Keep Reading

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Free Summers Tours at St. Andrew’s Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church is opening their doors once again to the community this summer for free tours. The tour program began last summer and was a great success. Tours start on June 29th and will continue through to August 21st. Tours will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and… Keep Reading

Entertainment/Featured

Dan Aykroyd & Bryan Adams to Meet in Oz

Summertime Entertainment recently announced the official casting for its upcoming 3D animated film, “Dorothy of Oz”, and it appears Kingston born singer-songwriter Bryan Adams will be meeting Kingston area resident actor Dan Aykroyd on the yellow brick road. However it’s more probable that the two will actually meet at the film’s eventual red carpet premiere,… Keep Reading

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