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Poll: What is your decision for your children and the 2020-2021 school year?

With the 2020-2021 school year fast approaching, and with new information coming out daily on what the different models of curriculum delivery will look like, we want to hear from those in Kingston and the area about the decisions they’ve made with regard to their children for the upcoming school

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Kingston Transit offers opt-in semester passes for post-secondary students

Post-secondary students have the option to purchase a Kingston Transit student pass for the fall semester, after the universal ridership agreement was cancelled earlier this summer. Kingston Transit has collaborated with The Alma Mater Society of Queen’s University and The Student Association of St. Lawrence College to provide an option

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ALCDSB school calendar released for 2020-2021

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board has released its calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. On June 30, 2020, school boards were asked to resubmit proposed school calendars for the 2020-2021 school year in order to accommodate additional criteria that was set by the Ministry of Education. This

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Queen’s shares plans for managing students living on campus this fall

Queen’s University has released new information on how they plan to manage the arrival of students for the 2020-2021 academic year, during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Julie Brown, Media Relations Officer for the University, Queen’s will be offering students rooms in floor-based communities, with other students in the same

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Queen’s shares residence update for first-year undergraduates

Queen’s University has confirmed that up to 2,300 students will be able to live in on-campus residences this fall, while maintaining compliance with physical distancing and public health requirements. “This is approximately 50 per cent of our normal capacity, therefore not every first-year student will be able to live in

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Kingston Transit terminates bus pass agreement with Queen’s, SLC

Editorial note: The original headline of this article stated that Kingston Tranist is terminating it’s contracts with Queen’s and SLC for “free bus passes.” In fact, those bus passes are covered by a student fee of $93 annually, so therefore not free. We have updated this article to reflect that.

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