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Community responds to Kingston Humane Society’s plea for help

On Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, the Kingston Humane Society (KHS) issued a plea for help to the community. At that time, the KHS was well beyond its capacity to look after all the animals in their care, and had more animals at the shelter than at any other time in

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Kingston’s Smile Cookie campaign raises over $156k for local NICU

Kingstonians’ love for smiles, cookies, and helping little ones in need has done it again! In its 18th year, the local Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign has surpassed its goal, once again, raising a record-breaking total of $156,806 in support of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Kingston Health

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United Way KFL&A surpasses 2021 annual campaign goal with $3.8M raised

The United Way KFL&A announced today, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, that their annual campaign has raised a record $3.8 million, surpassing their goal of $3.6 million. This is a remarkable achievement by the community in this pandemic year, the United Way said in a media release. The total was announced

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L&A OPP hope to ‘Cram the Cruiser’ in Napanee this weekend

Napanee food banks will receive a boost later this month, after the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be hosting a “Cram the Cruiser” event in Greater Napanee. On Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, Auxiliary Officers from the L&A Detachment will be collecting non-perishable

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KCCU Staff, Board donate $9,065 to United Way Campaign with full staff participation

The staff and Board of Directors of Kingston Community Credit Union (KCCU) have announced that their donation to the United Way KFL&A’s annual campaign helped the campaign surpass its 2021 goal. KCCU staff and Board raised a total of $6,042 through their United Way workplace campaign this year, according to

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Build Bridges to Better Business on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The City of Kingston’s Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee and Kingston Economic Development Corporation will mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, with a special panel discussion on accessible business practices and a presentation of the 2021 Celebrating Accessibility Awards recipients. Sponsored by the Kingston Economic

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OPP holding ‘Stuff the Cruiser’ food drive in Sydenham

As winter, and the holiday season, approach, the demand on food banks increases. To support the increased demand, the South Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Auxiliary OPP and students from the St. Lawrence police foundations program have partnered with the Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation (SFCSC), to hold a “Stuff

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Frontenac Access Awards recognize two recipient groups this week

Two recipient groups were recognized for their contributions to improving access for those in the County of Frontenac who are living with disabilities. The Frontenac Access Award was presented on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at the Frontenac County offices in Glenburnie by Frontenac County Warden, Ron Vandewal. Members of the

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Maltby Centre, Public Health to hold livestream on preparing children for COVID-19 vaccine

Children between the ages of five and 11 will soon be able to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. The Maltby Centre, and Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health are holding a question and answer session for parents regarding preparing their children for the COVID-19 vaccine. The online social media

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Household Hazardous Waste facility to close for the season

As winter approaches, the Household Hazardous Waste facility at the Kingston Area Recycling Centre (KARC) will hold its last two drop-off days for the season. The City of Kingston said the facility at 196 Lappan’s Lane will hold the last two Household Hazardous Waste drop-off days this year on: Thursday,

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VON’s Kingston site now offers health services in French

French-speaking residents of Kingston now have the option of receiving some health services in their native language. The French Language Health Services Network of Eastern Ontario (the Réseau) and VON (Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada – Ontario Branch) have announced a major step forward for French-language health services in

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DK! BIA expects Downtown Dollars to hit $1M in sales this holiday season

The Downtown Kingston! BIA has announced the continuation of the Downtown Dollars promotion this holiday season. Although Downtown Dollars are available all year long, they are currently on sale for a 20 per cent discount while supplies last. This popular promotion, implemented 11 months ago by the Director of Events

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