News from Kingston Ontario


Kingston Police Introduce Online Crime Reporting

The Kingston Police has a new online police reporting option for the public.  This web based reporting system will allow the public to file certain incident types where there is no known suspect (for example minor theft, vandalism, damage to vehicle, lost property, etc.) over the internet at their convenience. For emergency situations the public… Keep Reading


Kingston Firefighters Fundraising Car Wash this Friday

Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Firefighter Combat Challenge Team is holding a car wash to raise funds for FACE (Firefighters Against Cancer’s Existence and the Combat Challenge Team) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Kingston Centre parking lot. Team t-shirts will be on sale for $15 with kids and adult… Keep Reading


Vintage Aircraft Coming To Kingston Airport

Vintage Wings of Canada brings its Yellow Wings Tour and the Goodyear FG-1D Corsair fighter to the Kingston Flying Club at Kingston Airport on Tuesday, Aug.30. The Tour, which began in June in western provinces, pays homage to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP), Canada’s largest military contribution to the Second World War. Three… Keep Reading


KEDCO Update: Week Ending August 19, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Summer Company Kingston 2011 program is coming to close at the end of the month.  The student entrepreneurs working with The Entrepreneurship Centre at KEDCO report total sales of $24,000, with 90 per cent of participants planning to continue their businesses after the conclusion of the… Keep Reading


Queen’s University Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Queen’s University education professor Larry O’Farrell has been awarded a lifetime achievement award by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education for his international leadership in promoting drama and theatre teaching. “I am deeply honoured to receive this award, especially as it was supported by such distinguished colleagues from around the world,” says Professor O’Farrell.… Keep Reading


CFB Kingston Celebrates Restoration of Services Designations

Chris Alexander, MP for Ajax-Pickering and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, Peter Mackay, joined the Canadian Forces at CFB Kingston Tuesday to celebrate the announcement that the Government of Canada has restored the traditional names of the three former services of the Armed Forces: the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the Canadian Army… Keep Reading


C. Difficile Cases Reported at Kingston General Hospital

Kingston General Hospital is currently dealing with an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) within their facility. Over the last 30 days, 12 new cases of this hospital-acquired infection have been reported. Consistent with provincial guidelines, a facility-wide outbreak has now been declared. The hospital is taking all the necessary steps to manage the outbreak… Keep Reading


Shad Valley Students Head Home from Queen’s U

Forty-six high school students including Ike Zhang and Laurie Jacques have returned home after an intense and informative month of learning and living at Queen’s University. The students were attending the 2011 Shad Valley Program – a four week enrichment experience for students entering Grade 11 or 12. “I loved it,” says Mr. Zhang, a… Keep Reading

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