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Kingston couple helping a homeless man get micro home

While working one day from home on her front porch, Kim Cormier, a mortgage agent in Kingston, saw David McDonald struggling with the tire of his scooter in front of her house. As Cormier describes, it was a hot, humid day, and she offered to help the man and asked

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Paralympian Abi Tripp reveals how disqualification brought clarity, joy

Kingston’s two-time Paralympian swimmer, Abi Tripp, is deep into her psychology classes at Laval University, but memories of her Tokyo Paralympic race on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 still fill her with joy, even though she was disqualified from the women’s 100 metre breaststroke. Tripp handled the disqualification with grace, saying,

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Cohort dismissed at Frontenac Secondary School due to positive COVID-19 case

KFL&A Public Health has been notified that one student at Frontenac Secondary School (FSS) has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), the student is isolating at home, and is following directives from KFL&A Public Health. The affected cohort from FSS was

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Expect delays, lane closures on Sydenham Road due to pavement rehabilitation

Drivers on Sydenham Road between Horning Road and Rutledge Road in South Frontenac Township should anticipate traffic delays and rotating lane closures due to pavement rehabilitation activities. During the week of Sept. 20, 2021, the Township will be moving forward with the rehabilitation activities on sections of Sydenham Road. The

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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Gary Oosterhof, Conservative

Gary Oosterhof grew up working on his family’s dairy farm in Athens, Ont., and has spent most of his life here in Kingston, raising his four children with his wife, Corina. He is a huge hockey fan, dedicating some of his time to coaching and playing Canada’s sport, and he

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BGC extends hours to provide more youth programs

BGC South East will begin offering expanded and enhanced youth programs on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, which will include programming on weeknights and weekends. “We have learned a lot in this last year of COVID-19 programs,” said Harold Parsons, Executive Director at BGC South East. “We have restructured so we

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NDP leader stops in Kingston with clear message: get out and vote

Sunny skies were overhead as the leader of the New Democratic Party’s bus rolled into Lake Ontario Park to a chorus of “NDP! NDP! NDP!” on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021, just five minutes later than expected at 4:20 pm. Jagmeet Singh made the campaign stop in Kingston in support of

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ALCDSB expands mask mandate to include kindergarten students

The mask mandate for students in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has been extended to include kindergarten students. In a letter to families, dated Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, David DeSantis, Director of Education for ALCDSB, announced “at the September 14th Issues & Directions Committee Meeting, the ALCDSB

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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Dr. Waji Khan, Green Party

Dr. Waji Khan (Green Party) was born in North York, Ontario and later raised in Scarborough after his parents emigrated from Pakistan to Canada in the 1960s. He attended the University of Toronto where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1997 and began his studies in Dentistry.

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Two men turn themselves in following violent attack in downtown Kingston

A Kingston man and a man from Barrie have been arrested and charged after turning themselves in at Kingston Police Headquarters nearly two weeks after their alleged involvement in a violent attack that left two victims injured. The altercation took place at a residence on Frontenac Street, just north of

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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Shelley Sayle-Udall, PPC

Raised here in Kingston, Shelley Sayle-Udall (People’s Party of Canada – PPC) is a mental health therapist, currently working with Maltby Centre. As a mother and mental health care professional, her concerns regarding mental health challenges, particularly in children, brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic inspired her involvement in federal

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