News from Kingston Ontario


Dean of Health Sciences Wins International Medical Education Prize

Dean of Health Sciences at Queen’s University, Richard Reznick, has been recognized with the 2010 Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education for his work in surgical education. Queen’s Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Bob Silverman said the award was like the Nobel Prize for medical education. “It is a huge international recognition of Dr.… Keep Reading


City Seeks Input on Affordable Housing At Leroy Grant Park

Vacant Park Identified As Potential Site For Affordable Housing The City wants public input as it considers declaring Leroy Grant Park surplus to allow affordable housing to be developed on the site, which has been vacant for the last decade. A public meeting to gather input is set for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15,… Keep Reading


Five Queen’s Professors & Almost 100 students Awarded Funds

Five Queen’s professors and almost 100 students have been awarded Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants, scholarships and fellowships. “This funding announcement reflects Queen’s significant engagement in leading-edge research in the social sciences and humanities and our commitment to the training of graduate students and new scholars. Queen’s is a world-class research intensive… Keep Reading


City Council to Vote on Performing Arts Centre Renovations

A voting by the Kingston City Council will be made next week in order to decide on the university’s proposed renovations to existing buildings on the site of the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Proposed plans for the renovation include preserving and restoring all interior windows as well as replacing some exterior… Keep Reading


Kingston Airport Wins International Advertising Award

The Airport Council International – North America (ACI-NA) 2010 Excellence in Marketing and Communications contest results were recently released in the organization’s “Centrelines” Weekly publication. The issue reported that first place in the print advertising category has been awarded to Kingston Airport’s “from here to anywhere” promotional print materials. Designed for the City by BmDodo… Keep Reading


Residence Move-In Weekend for Queen’s Students

This Saturday, September 4th is the big day for many new students in Kingston. Nearly 4,000 first-year students will be preparing to move into Queen’s student Residences on that day. Due to the substantial increase in traffic this move will cause, area streets around both the main and west campus will be re-routed. Students and… Keep Reading


Limestone District School Board Releases 2010 Mission Statement

Our Mission is to prepare students within safe and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as life-long learners and informed, responsible citizens. The Limestone District School Board is committed to improving the outcomes for students through their well-being and academic achievement.  We are committed to success for all. The LDSB will continue to maintain… Keep Reading


Kingston Firefighters to Defend Title at FireFit Competition

The Kingston Firefighters Combat Challenge team will defend their titles this weekend at the FireFit Canadian National Championships in Brampton. Firefighters Ralph Crouse and Jamie Neadow placed first for the third year in a row in the last tournament, setting a new world record time in the Over 40 age category two person NXG2 race.… Keep Reading

Transit bus service, Kingsrton Ontario

Kingston Transit Adds New Bus Routes

KINGSTON, ONT. / Sept. 1, 2010 – Two new Kingston Transit routes, aimed at delivering riders to their destinations more efficiently, will be on the road on Tuesday, Sept. 7. ROUTE 7 Route 7 is a new east/west route that connects Gardiners/Midland to Division/Dalton along Princess Street and John Counter Boulevard and will provide all-day… Keep Reading

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