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National Aerial Surveillance Program airplane visits Kingston area

From time to time, residents of Kingston and area may periodically spot a bright red airplane flying overhead, with the conspicuous word “Surveillance” painted on its side. The eye-catching red airplanes of Canada’s National Aerial Surveillance Program (NASP) have been flying since 1991 and are used to detect and prevent

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Neighbourhood-specific COVID-19 data can inform KFL&A’s future vaccination success

Within the KFL&A public health unit, the impact of COVID-19 has affected communities and neighbourhoods differently, with widely differing rates of COVID-19 positivity and vaccination. Newly-compiled data from the non-profit think-tank ICES (formerly the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences) can provide insight into what these neighbourhood-specific realities look like for

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‘We will not be conducting random stops’: Kingston Police

Kingston Police is joining a growing number of Ontario police forces in stating that officers will not be conducting random vehicle or pedestrian stops after new restrictions were put in place by the provincial government on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021. In those restrictions, the Government of Ontario announced a two-week

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Update on positive cases of COVID-19 at Amherstview PS

Update (Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021): According to a press release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), further investigation by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has found that no further risk to the larger school population. The Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021 press release indicated that students in

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Kingston Police and City Bylaw ramp up Stay-At-Home enforcement

Kingston Police and City of Kingston Bylaw officers have ramped up enforcement of the province’s Stay-At-Home Order and Mayor Bryan Paterson’s Emergency Order to close Breakwater Park. In total, police and bylaw officers have issued over $36,500 in fines related to the Orders over the past three days. On Thursday,

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