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Kingston Brush and Leaf Collection Dates Announced

Residents who coordinate their fall yard work around the City’s brush and leaf collection will find the schedule in the Your City: Working for you supplement being delivered to homes this Friday. UPDATE – for 2018 brush and leaf collection click here. Residents can also find personalized yard waste collection schedule online. BRUSH COLLECTION Brush… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University United Way Campaign Announced

Last week, the United Way campaign by Queen’s University was launched in support of the organization’s social services and programs for the local community. The university is the biggest contributor to the event and hopes to raise $315,000. Commenting on the announcement, staff co-chair Shelley Aylesworth-Spink said “The generosity of the Queen’s community for the… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Senate Next Up in Academic Planning Process

The academic planning process enters the next phase this week when the Academic Writing Team’s report is referred to the University Senate. Senate will determine how the team’s recommendations will be developed into a draft academic plan over the fall and winter terms and is expected to consult across the campus on the plan’s content.… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Weekly Update – September 17, 2010

Business Development Jennifer Baker, Business Advisor with The Entrepreneurship Centre at KEDCO attended The Garrison Expo on September 11, which provides an opportunity for newly posted-in members and their families as well as other members of the defense team to see what CFB Kingston, the City of Kingston and other community organizations have to offer.… Keep Reading

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Avril Lavigne Announces Charitable Foundation

This week, award winning singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne announced the launch of The Avril Lavigne Foundation. Her foundation will partner with leading charitable organizations to design and deliver programs, raise awareness and mobilize support for children and youth living with a serious illness or a disability. Lavigne explained that the catalyst for this decision was hearing… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University to Host CBC Sports Day

CBC Sports, ParticipACTION and True Sport have selected Queen’s and Kingston as the host of this year’s ‘Sports Day In Canada’ event to be held on the 18th of September. Live broadcast from the Athletics and Recreation Centre will be shown by CBC sports beginning at noon. In addition, a celebration of the 100th anniversary… Keep Reading

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U.S. and Canada Squads Announced for Colonial Cup Rugby League Game

Both the Canadian and U.S. teams have named their squads for this Sunday’s Colonial Cup Rugby League international game at Richardson Stadium. Canadian squad: Tyer Allen (Toronto City Saints) Troy Browser (Toronto City Saints) Dave Burton (Toronto City Saints) Chris Diamond (St Catharines Bobcats) Patrick Farrell (St Catharines Bobcats) Shane Farrell (St Catharines Bobcats) Sam… Keep Reading

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Queen’s to be Represented at Next Week’s Kingston WritersFest

Queen’s University will be well represented at next week’s Kingston WritersFest with many professors and alumni taking part in the festival that attracts some of the top writers from across North America. English professor Carolyn Smart’s Hooked, a collection of poems about seven famous women with obsessive addictions, will be read by Gemini Award–winning actress… Keep Reading

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