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Nuclear Waste Shipment May Brush Wolfe Island Shores

Last April, Bruce Power contacted the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission – Canada’s nuclear regulator – to request a licence to ship low-level radioactive generators from its Bruce Nuclear Generating Station on Lake Huron to Sweden. The 1,760 tonne shipment of 16 radiation-laced steel steam generators are being transported to Sweden where an estimated 90 per… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – July 9th, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development The Ontario East Municipal Conference (OEMC) is scheduled to take place from September 15 – 17 at the Ambassador Resort and Conference Centre in Kingston. The OEMC provides a program featuring current topics relating to provincial legislation and its impact on the municipal sector, economic development issues,… Keep Reading

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Kingston Hockey Icons Bid Farewell to Bob Probert

Hundreds of mourners crowded the Windsor Christian Fellowship Friday morning to pay final respects to NHL legend Bob Probert, who died Monday at the age of 45 after experiencing chest pains while boating with his family on Lake St. Clair. Wednesday’s visitations and today’s funeral were attended by mourners that included hockey figures Tie Domi,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor Wins National Geography Award

Joan Schwartz recently received the Geography in the Service of Government or Business Award from the Canadian Association of Geographers. The award recognizes a person who has carried out major work in the public or private sector. “Because I have worked outside the usual boundaries of the discipline throughout my professional career, I am especially… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor to Receive Order of Canada

Walter Rosser, a semi-retired professor and former head of Queen’s University’s Family Medicine department, has been named to the Order of Canada. Rosser, who stepped down as head of the department three years ago, was acclaimed his leadership in the discipline of family medicine and primary care research, and for his contributions to the establishment… Keep Reading

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Pump House Steam Museum Continues Culture and Company Series

The highly successful speaker series at the Pump House Steam Museum will continue to entertain and educate audience members this summer. Every Friday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. from July 9 to August 20, attendees can enjoy a cup of tea on the lakeshore and learn from experts exploring the theme of water. The speakers for this… Keep Reading

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Ted Hsu Launches Campaign to Replace Peter Milliken

UPDATE: Ted Hsu was selected as the successor to retiring Liberal party MP Peter Milliken during the party’s nomination meeting Sunday, November 7 at the K-Rock Centre. Shortly after 7 pm this evening, at the Ongwanada Centre on Portsmouth Avenue, Ted Hsu launched his campaign to become the next Federal Liberal Party candidate for Kingston… Keep Reading

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Local Artists Offer Summer Activities for Kids

The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum launches its drop-in programming for children this week with two exciting programs. Both Paper Play and Great to Create are included with museum admission and are an excellent way to enhance a visit to the museum. Every Tuesday in July and August, from 10-11 a.m., the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum presents Paper… Keep Reading

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