Six Questions for Dorothy Hector


Our mayoral candidate interview series continues today featuring Dorothy Hector. A Kingstonian and Councillor of Lakeside District since 2006, Dorothy was a member of the first class of Lady Cadets to enter the Royal Military College of Canada, where she obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Her resume includes numerous other noteworthy highlights, including her […]

Six Questions for Michael J.M. Owen


Today we kick off our mayoral interview series with Michael J.M. Owen. Owen is a lifelong Kingstonian and local business owner who has cultivated an impressive resume volunteering for a host of non-profit organizations. He is self-described as “not a politician”, while he entered the 2014 municipal election with the hope of stimulating greater community involvement in […]

Six Questions for Emma Fleury


She may be Toronto’s latest independent film darling—playing the leading lady in the TIFF-debuted film It Was You Charlie—but she honed her craft here in Kingston, excelling in a range of drama courses at Queen’s University. This week, she returns to the Limestone City for the film’s screening on October 16th. Here, she answers a […]

Six Questions for Evan Mitchell


There are a lot of changes in store for The Kingston Symphony this season, which kicked off with a bang two weeks ago with an incredible performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique and Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto at the brand new Isabel Bader Centre.  In addition to the new hall, which in and of itself is […]

Six Questions for Chaka Chikodzi


Chaka Chikodzi is a Zimbabwean-Canadian sculptor, musician, and community arts organizer in Kingston.  He has exhibited his stone sculptures throughout Canada, and taught workshops in public and private schools, providing students with unique knowledge and direction that initiates an immediacy with an unfamiliar arts culture.  Since moving to Canada, he has developed his skills as a marimba player, and has since […]

Six Questions for Jonathan Reid


Tomorrow’s the day where Ontarian’s head to the polls and elect new Members of Provincial Parliament.  Today’s final feature interview with the Freedom Party’s representative, Jonathan Reid, caps off our 2014 provincial election series where we spoke with local candidates: Mark Bain (PC), Robert Kiley (Green) and Mary Rita Holland (NDP) and Sophie Kiwala (Liberal).  […]

Six Questions for Sophie Kiwala


Our ongoing series of feature interviews with local candidates continues today with the Liberal Party’s nominee, Sophie Kiwala. With responses from four of the five candidates now published on Kingstonist, there’s ample time to compare the below with those of Mark Bain (PC), Robert Kiley (Green) and Mary Rita Holland (NDP) before voting on the […]

Six Questions for Mary Rita Holland


This past week, Kingstonist proudly presented interviews with Mark Bain (PC) and Robert Kiley (Green), two of the local candidates who hope to represent Kingston and the Islands after next week’s provincial election results are announced.  Today, our exploration of the local candidates continues with a feature interview with Mary Rita Holland, the New Democratic Party (NDP) representative.  With […]

Six Questions for Robert Kiley


Yesterday our 2014 Provincial Election coverage continued with the kickoff of a five-part interview series featuring all of the candidates vying for the seat in Kingston and the Islands.  After hearing from the Progressive Conservative’s local representative, Mark Bain, today we’re shifting our gaze to the Green Party’s candidate, Robert Kiley.  As previously stated, each […]