Author: Samantha Butler-Hassan, Local Journalism Initiative

Downtown business owners say LKM 2021 consultation, design, much improved

Kingston City Council has authorized City staff to move ahead with recreating the Love Kingston Marketplace (LKM) this summer. At their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, Council approved downtown parking, patio bylaw and traffic exceptions to make room for outdoor dining and shopping starting in May. Downtown Kingston business

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New EDI Manager, Love Kingston Marketplace 2021 discussed at Kingston City Council

City Council met virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. After a closed session, in which they discussed labour relations, potential litigation over the collapse of 223 Princess St. on Christmas day 2020, and activity around Clyde Industrial Park, Council proceeded with a public meeting broadcast to YouTube starting at 7

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Teachers’ unions oppose March break delay

The Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO), the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA), and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) released a statement Thursday afternoon condeming the Ontario government’s March break plans. All four unions say they strongly oppose

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Public Health: visitors, essential temporary workers may not have local ID

Today, as the stay-at-home order has been lifted in the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addingtong (KFL&A) region, KFL&A Public Health is reminding residents to be understanding of temporary residents, visitors and essential workers in the community. “Our KFL&A region is an exceptional place to live,” said a statement from Medical

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