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Queen’s University ranked first in Canada for their Sustainable Development Goals

In the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings of global universities that are advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and beyond their local communities, Queen’s University has placed first in Canada and fifth in the world. The rankings measured over 1,200 post-secondary institutions and focused on the

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Kingston Police seek assistance to locate missing male

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing male Jay Slade, 36 years of age. Slade was last seen Saturday, Apr. 10, 2021. Slade is described as standing 5’10, and weighing 160 lbs, with short brown hair and hazel eyes. His

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DK! announces Marijo Cuerrier as new Executive Director

The Downtown Kingston! Board of Directors has announced the appointment of their new executive director Marijo Cuerrier. She is only the second executive director of the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (DK! BIA). Cuerrier steps into the role on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, coming from her most recent role as

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New building in Tyendinaga aims to protect Mohawk language

To preserve and protect the endangered Mohawk language, Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na is proposing the creation of a Kenhtè:ke Language and Cultural Centre in Tyendinaga. With less than 2,500 in Canada and the USA, the number of first language speakers is declining across all Mohawk territories, despite the fact that the

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Celebrate Artisan Made Co’s Grand Opening with their exclusive Virtual Spring Collection

Six months after opening their doors, Artisan Made Co is holding a Grand Opening. It won’t be an in-person event, but it will be a celebration of spring online. “April marks six months in business and we wanted to celebrate with our local community and makers,” said Jessica Pecore, the

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Kingston Fall Fair 2021 postponed

The Board of Directors of the Kingston & District Agricultural Society have made the difficult decision to postpone the full 190th Kingston Fall Fair to 2022. While the situation is far different from this time last year, the board said they still feel they would not be able to manage

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City asks students to have a safe and clean move-out plan

The post-secondary school year is coming to a close. The City of Kingston has shared some steps for those moving out of the community over the next few weeks that will help them move out safely. “Students: Congratulations on finishing your academic year. Moving? Make sure you have a plan

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Kingston Police thank Kingston Police Community Volunteers

The following is a message from Kingston Police, thanking Kingston Police Community Volunteers (KPCV) during National Volunteer Week. This year’s theme for National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2021 is The Value of One, The Power of Many. As the Kingston Police recognize the collective efforts of volunteers, we reflect on the

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‘B’s Bike Bites Upgrade’ wins Awesome Kingston April grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1,000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator(s). These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same: No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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Lionhearts Inc. Street Project program surpasses 250K meals served

The Street Project program implemented by Lionhearts Inc. has been serving hot take-home meals since March 2020. On April 16, 2021, the program passed 250,000 meals served since its inception. Volunteers with Lionhearts Inc. serve more than just a take-out box with a tasty meal. Daily offerings include snacks, fruit,

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KFPL presents An Evening with Patricia Robertson

Patricia Robertson, Winnipeg writer and past Writer-in-Residence at Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), is holding an interactive online presentation later this month. She will read from her latest book and hold a Q&A session on her work. “Patricia Robertson’s latest book Hour of the Crab is an intriguing collection of

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Apr. 23, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending April 23, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Garrett Street near

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