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Residents: Apply to Serve on City Board or Committee

Committee Volunteer Recruitment is Monday Nov. 22 The City is looking for people to fill vacancies on its committees and boards and this year, is holding a Committee Volunteer Recruitment event at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22 in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. “If you know that your expertise, interest and experience can… Keep Reading

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Hugh Dillon Has #2 and #5 Favorite Canadian Shows

This month, the 25th Annual Gemini Awards announced the top 25 shows as voted on by TV lovers across Canada. Canadians were able to make their choice between September 15 and November 3 at an interactive website set up for the vote – a first for the annual event. Their first choice was the thirty… Keep Reading

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University’s Northwest Passage Stations to Study Polar Bears

Queen’s University will soon have a strategic polar presence along the increasingly important Northwest Passage. With colleagues from the Gjoa haven, Cambridge Bay and Taloyoaks Hunters and Trappers Organization, a team led by Queen’s biologist Peter V.C de Groot is renovating three polar bear monitoring stations to assess the impact of changing conditions and increased… Keep Reading

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Businessweek Ranks Queen’s Top MBA Canadian School

Businessweek magazine has once again ranked Queen’s MBA as the top Canadian business school, finishing second overall for international schools in the biennial business school ranking. Now known as Bloomberg Businessweek, the ranking is based on three elements: a survey of the most recent MBA graduates (45%), a poll of corporate recruiters (45%), and a… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Law School Partners with Indian Institution

Queen’s Faculty of Law and Jindal Global Law School in Delhi, India, have reached an agreement that will establish a student exchange program and allow Jindal law students to attend Queen’s Kingston campus and the international law program at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) in the spring term. “As India’s economic growth continues to… Keep Reading

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Limestone District School Board Recognizes Outstanding Service

Trustees of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) recognized excellence in education as provided by staff at the regular Board meeting earlier this month. Trustees honoured district support staff with the Barry C. O’Connor Excellence in Support Staff Award, and two teachers with the J.C. McLeod Excellence in Teaching Award. A reception was also held… Keep Reading

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City Offering 1 Month Free to Annual Fitness Club Members

The City wants you to become one of the people who workout in Kingston.  Those who sign-up for an annual membership at a well-equipped, family-friendly, and affordable City fitness centre between Thursday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 27 will get one month free. The offer is good at both the Fitness & Wellness Centre at… Keep Reading

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Tett Centre Submissions Deadline Extended

Arts organizations interested in becoming tenants at the City’s J.K. Tett Centre for the Arts now have until Tuesday, November 23 to apply to become tenants in the proposed Centre. Selected tenants will have an opportunity to participate in shaping this important new City art space at 370 King St. West adjacent to the proposed… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – November 12, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO is hosting a Lunch and Learn Session on November 22 with local companies who are interested in learning more about Customs and Immigrations rules and procedures relating to international air traffic into the Kingston Airport.  The session takes place from 12pm – 1:30pm at The Ambassador… Keep Reading

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No Cost Dental Program Available for Kingston Kids

For families with low-incomes, juggling finances and dental treatment for their children is tough at best. For the families of 1,300 KFL&A children and youth, things just got a little easier thanks to a new, no cost dental program now available to eligible children 17 years-old and younger in the KFL&A area. Healthy Smiles Ontario,… Keep Reading

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