Six Questions for Matthew Church

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This 26-year-old Queen’s School of Medicine student has earned a certain celebrity here in Kingston and in his hometown, Prince George, after playing three straight matches on Jeopardy! last month. Church handily won the first match with $24,000 on December 16th. On the 17th, he again finished victorious with $5,000. He played a third match […]

Six Questions for Joshua M. Ferguson

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Joshua M. Ferguson was born in Brantford, Ontario in 1982. Joshua grew up in the small town of Napanee and declared their queerness at the age of 14.  Joshua experienced serious bullying, discrimination and bigotry at a young age, while Joshua has learned first-hand the devastating effects of homophobia and transphobia. Joshua has harnessed these […]

Six Questions for Mark Badham

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Located on the first floor of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen’s University, The Miller Museum is a small earth-science teaching museum.  The museum houses a collection of Earth’s rocks, minerals and fossils, including a dinosaur exhibit, and features and overview of the geological history of the Kingston area.  Through hands-on, […]

Six Questions for Gordon Robinson

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Located in one of Canada’s oldest original water works – dating back to 1850 – the Pump House Steam Museum is one of only six preserved water pumping stations of its kind remaining in North America.  Original pumps are animated, allowing visitors to see exactly how they worked to deliver water to Kingstonians.  Visitors can […]

Six Questions for Sue Mayka

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The Frontenac County Schools Museum began as a project to celebrate Kingston’s Tercentenary in 1973. A small group of retired educators spent many hours researching schools, photographing sites, collecting books and artefacts, and microfilming hundreds of school records. In 1977, the Museum Association was formally established and the museum opened to the public in 1979. […]

Six Questions for Dr. Pamela Peacock

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Located in The Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site on Queen’s Campus, The Museum of Health Care has been providing insight into the history of Canadian health and medicine since 1991. In that time, the museum has collected over 35,000 artefacts which are on display to connect visitors with the experiences of people in past […]

Six Questions for Tom Riddolls

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The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum has been a part of Kingston’s tourism and educational scene since it was created by Sandy MacLachlan in 1967 as a Centennial project.  The original building, built in 1853, moved from Lanark County to Princess Street and eventually to Grass Creek Park where it resides today.  The museum houses the most […]

Six Questions for Lory MacDonald

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Lory MacDonald is an Artist, Designer and Artfest Ontario show producer. Her art career is diverse, creating beautiful things, inspiring and promoting artists of all ages, teaching art and selling her art pieces across Canada the USA. Working in acrylic & mixed media Lory explores imagery, textures and design on a variety of surfaces. Her […]