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Mayor Mark Gerretsen Seeks 2013 Mayor’s Awards Nominations

Mayor Mark Gerretsen is calling for nominations for the 2013 Mayor’s Awards for Youth Volunteerism and the 2013 First Capital Distinguished Citizen/Honourable Achievement Awards. These awards, now in their 15th year, seek to honour exemplary individuals who have made a difference in our community through volunteerism. The Mayor’s Award for Youth Volunteerism recognizes individuals up… Keep Reading

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Kingston Mayor Receives Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Mayor Mark Gerretsen has been selected to receive the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. Mayor Gerretsen was recommended to receive the medal by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) selected Mayor Gerretsen in recognition of his leadership and ongoing efforts to make the Kingston community a better place to live. “As… Keep Reading

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Mayor Gerretsen Congratulates New Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne

In a statement released this week, Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen offered his congratulations to¬†Kathleen Wynne, the new¬†Premier Designate of Ontario. Wynne, who was elected to lead the Liberal party on Saturday, became the first female and first openly gay premier of Ontario. The Mayor’s message to Wynne, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at… Keep Reading

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Mayor Gerretsen To Hold Community Meetings Across Kingston

Today the Mayor announced a series of community meetings throughout the City to update residents on the progress this council has made at the half way mark of their term. “Informing and hearing from residents about the work we are doing is extremely important to me and my Council colleagues”, said Mayor Mark Gerretsen. “By… Keep Reading

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A Holiday Message from Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen

A Holiday Greeting from Mayor Mark Gerretsen, who wished Kingstonians an enjoyable and safe holiday with family and friends… As we usher in a new year, we reflect on the past year and all of our accomplishments and many happy memories. We are reminded of what is truly important and what we cherish most in… Keep Reading

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Mayor Gerretsen Encourages Kingstonians To Visit Blues Festival

A message from Kingston Mayor, Mark Gerretsen: Downtown Kingston will come alive with the sound of blues music this weekend as award-winning artists entertain our city. This weekend marks the 16th Annual Limestone City Blues Festival, a four day festival, August 23 to 26, offering the very best blues music has to offer. The Limestone… Keep Reading

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Kingston Mayor And Councillors to Meet Provincial Cabinet Ministers

On Sunday August 19 to Wednesday August 21, the Mayor and several City Councillors will bring Kingston’s agenda forward at the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in Ottawa. “Each year the AMO conference is a great way for us to meet directly with and hear from Provincial Cabinet Ministers on things important… Keep Reading

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Mayor Encourages Public To Visit “Taste Of Kingston”

A message from from Kingston Mayor, Mark Gerretsen: This weekend marks the 14th annual Taste of Kingston food festival. On Saturday, July 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kingstonians and visitors alike can come down to Confederation Park, across from City Hall, 216 Ontario St., to explore and taste food dishes from local restaurants.… Keep Reading

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Distinguished Citizen Awards Presented at Canada Day Ceremony

The Mayor’s Awards for Youth Volunteerism and the First Capital Distinguished Citizen Honorable Achievement Awards were announced at Kingston’s Canada Day civic ceremony. Members of the public joined Mayor Mark Gerretsen at the steps of City Hall to recognize the contributions four award recipients have made to the community. “Today we celebrate four very dedicated… Keep Reading

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