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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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Cataraqui Town Centre Purchased for $168 Million

Primaris Retail REIT (TSX:PMZ.UN) has announced an agreement to purchase the Cataraqui Town Centre. The Town Centre is being purchased from a joint venture of The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited and Ivanhoe Cambridge for $168 million dollars, with the acquisition to occur in mid- August of this year. John Morrison, President and CEO of Primaris,… Keep Reading

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Kingston Buskers in Highway Accident

Kate Mior, the “Marie Antoinette” living statue performer at the weekend’s Kingston Buskers festival, posted to her Twitter account that she was involved in a vehicle accident Sunday night while traveling home. At about midnight Sunday evening, she wrote: I was in a car accident coming home tonight. Car is totaled but we walked away.… 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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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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Governor General Awards CFB Kingston Commander

This month, Governor General Michaëlle Jean awarded Brigadier-General Chris Coates, the commander of 1 Wing Kingston, Ontario and the first commander of Task Force Silver Dart – the Joint Task Force Afghanistan Air Wing (JTF-Afg Air Wing) – the Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) The citation reads: “Under pressure to get the newly formed air… Keep Reading

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Confederation Place Hotel Open Again

After being closed for almost two months, due to a partial collapse in their underground parking garage, the Confederation Place Hotel has been declared safe for occupancy again. According to the hotel, its front desk staff are taking reservations again and cleaning staff are getting rooms ready for guests. A spokesman interviewed by CKWS News… Keep Reading

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Former Queen’s U. Principal Hired as U.S. Lobbyist

Former Queen’s University Principal, Karen Hitchcock, has been hired as a U.S. lobbyist by Park Strategies LLC. Park Strategies, which describes itself as “among the most sought after public policy and business development firms in the country, providing strategic advice and consulting services to a wide array of clients throughout the U.S. and around the… Keep Reading

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Peter Milliken Resigns as MP and Speaker

Kingston, Ontario – Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Kingston & the Islands, has announced he will resign those positions effective the next Federal election. Milliken made the announcement in front of hundreds of friends, family and supporters who braved the light rainy conditions at his annual summer… Keep Reading

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Kingston Town Crier is Best in the World

Chris Whyman, the city’s other Kingston herald, won the 2010 world championship Town Crier tournament in Chester, U.K. this past Saturday. 2014 Update: Chris Whyman is once again named World’s best Town Crier ! According to the “Chestival” website, almost forty town criers arrived for the tournament – which was held outside Chester’s town hall – from countries… Keep Reading

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Parliament Passes Bill to Prevent Homolka Pardon

Just before their summer break, MPs have passed a bill that would prevent schoolgirl killer, and former Kingston Prison for Women inmate,  Karla Homolka from getting a pardon for her crimes. Although there was no indication Homolka had applied for a criminal pardon, she would have been eligible for one within a few of weeks.… Keep Reading

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