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Queen’s Receives $1.6 million for Breast Cancer Research

Queen’s University Pathology and Molecular Medicine Department’s Dr. Peter Greer has received $1.6 million for two research projects to develop new treatments for slowing tumour growth in breast cancer. Dr. Greer stated in a University release that they have worked on those projects for several years and were delighted that both grants were renewed in… Keep Reading

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Former Whig Publisher Named Executive in Billion Dollar Media Group

Earlier this month, the new Canadian newspaper group – Postmedia Network Inc. – became Canada’s largest publisher of paid English language newspapers after closing a billion-dollar acquisition of Canwest newspapers. The acquisition includes the National Post and 10 other major dailies, as well as more than 20 additional community papers. Postmedia Network Inc. last week… Keep Reading

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Queen’s CFRC and Kingston Community Raising Poverty Awareness

Campus radio station CFRC 101.9 FM, Kingston’s only campus-community radio broadcaster, is working with members of the Kingston community to create audio stories about their experiences of poverty. The project, called “Below the Line,” aims to raise awareness about the challenges and struggles of living with poverty. “While there are significant social problems related to… Keep Reading

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Queen’s International Recruitment Supported by New Consortium

The presidents of five key national education associations have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish the Canadian Consortium for International Education Marketing. The consortium will provide a united, consolidated voice on matters related to the education brand in Canada. “The existence of one collective voice for international education marketing will help strengthen the Canadian… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship

Art history professor and cultural studies director Lynda Jessup is one of a dozen Canadians to be awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Professor Jessup will begin her studies at the Rockefeller Archive Center in New York State in September looking at how Canadian art exhibitions were used as an instrument of foreign and domestic policy… Keep Reading

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Photos of the 401 Accident near Kingston

Friday afternoon, a 90 km long police chase resulted in a one vehicle accident on the 401 near HWY 38 – under the Westbrook Road underpass –  where police vehicles were used to stop the suspect, causing him to lose control of his truck. His vehicle struck the guard rail and rolled over, discharging contraband… Keep Reading

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Accident Causes 401 Closure near HWY 38

Kingston, Ontario — Updated: Fri Jul. 16 2010 9:43 PM An accident on the 401, speculated online as being related to a high-speed police chase, has occurred in the westbound lane of the 401 near HWY 38. Online posts on Twitter indicate a pickup truck was involved in the incident as was another car, although… Keep Reading

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Three More Contenders for Kingston Liberal Party Nomination

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. This week marked the fourth entry in the race for federal Liberal nomination for Kingston and the Islands, following current MP Peter Milliken’s announcement he would not run… Keep Reading

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KEDCO: Weekly Update – July 16th, 2010

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO is pleased to be working with Queen’s School of Business students on the upcoming business conference, Experience India. The one day forum will take place on August 7 from 8am – 5pm in Goodes Hall, 143 Union Street. With India rising steadily in economic strength, the… Keep Reading

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Primaris Retail REIT Announces Cataraqui Town Centre Purchase

Excerpt from Primaris Retail REIT Press Release. Associated article: “Cataraqui Town Centre Purchased for $168 Million” Primaris Retail REIT (TSX:PMZ.UN) has announced an agreement to purchase the Cataraqui Town Centre… —————————————————————————————- Cataraqui Town Centre Cataraqui is a two-level enclosed regional shopping centre containing a gross leaseable area of approximately 595,000 square feet, was built in… Keep Reading

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