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Restaurant’s liquor licence suspended after Hillier’s anti-mask event

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has temporarily suspended, and is moving towards permanently suspending, the liquor licence of a Kemptville restaurant after it held an anti-masking event organized by Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MPP Randy Hillier. “The AGCO has issued an Order of Interim Suspension of the liquor licence of

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Sitting or sunbathing don’t count as ‘exercise’: Kingston Police

While exercising outdoors is a permitted and encouraged activity under the Ontario Stay-At-Home Order currently in effect, sitting or sunbathing doesn’t count as exercise, say Kingston Police. “Kingston Police want to remind the population that there is currently a government-mandated Stay-At-Home order, where people should not leave their residences unless

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Moore: All of April will be dangerous

For anyone who thinks the current stay-at-home order in place across the province is not as serious as the ones that have come before it, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health puts it all into perspective. “This is going to

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United Way donations matched by RDR Wealth Management

The United Way KFL&A COVID-19 Response Fund will see new donations matched by a generous grant from Ray and Paul Di Rinaldo and the team at RDR Wealth Management. The grant will apply to donations made to the United Way KFL&A COVID-19 Response Fund up to a maximum amount, according

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KHSC postponing elective surgeries and non-urgent procedures

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is postponing all elective surgeries and non-urgent procedures and clinic visits until the demands of the third wave have lessened. After yesterday’s announcement, in the form of a memo to Ontario hospitals, from Ontario Health’s President and CEO, Matthew Anderson telling hospitals to “ramp down”

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Letter: Lessons in gratitude – Be thankful for our healthcare workers

Editorial note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. I’ve recently had to spend 10 days in the hospital due to non-Covid related issue. After a year of not working and a non-existent to-do list or

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CSC seize large quantity of tobacco at Joyceville Institution

Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) officials say they have seized contraband at Joyceville Institution. On Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband was seized at Joyceville Institution, a multilevel security facility, CSC said in a press release. The contraband seized was a large

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COBS Bread Kingston raises over $20k for The Food Sharing Project

Thanks to generous fund matching from COBS Bread Kingston, The Food Sharing Project will be investing $21,600 toward their mission of getting healthy food to students at schools, and to families of vulnerable students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ashley Logan, franchisee of the COBS location in the Rio Can centre,

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