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NDP leader stops in Kingston with clear message: get out and vote

Sunny skies were overhead as the leader of the New Democratic Party’s bus rolled into Lake Ontario Park to a chorus of “NDP! NDP! NDP!” on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021, just five minutes later than expected at 4:20 pm. Jagmeet Singh made the campaign stop in Kingston in support of

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Jennifer Sloan to run in husband’s incumbent riding

Stirling Resident Jennifer Sloan declared her Independent Run for Federal Office in Hastings-Lennox and Addington today.   Sloan is the wife of controversial MP Derek Sloan, the incumbent MP for the riding who was ousted from the Conservative caucus in Jan. 2021. On Aug. 23, 2021, Derek Sloan officially announced he

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Kingston Police: Family concerned for well-being of missing man

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating a missing man. Wayne Bierkos, 57, of Kingston was last seen on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 leaving the area of Wilson Street on foot. One of Bierkos’ family members reached out to police, as there

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Kingston community speaks out against child psychiatrist charged with historic sex crimes

Dr. Nasreen Roberts, a now retired child and adolescent psychiatrist who practiced within Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University, was recently charged by the RCMP with two historical sex crimes. The crimes took place against a minor in Alberta between 1993 and 1994. This event has been a

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Third Day Worship Centre calls ad targeting Toronto residents a ‘mistake’

Over the weekend ending on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Kingston residents took their frustrations online after people discovered a local church was suggesting Toronto residents travel to Kingston for a service despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Third Day Worship Centre didn’t create the post on social media that

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Gerretsen responds to allegations of paying for ads to quash Alberta jobs

When asked about the motivation behind a recent sponsored post on MP Mark Gerretsen’s Facebook account, Gerretsen was quick to dismiss the idea he was trying to end employment opportunities for those in Alberta. “Of course not. And I think it is an extremely misleading thing to say,” Gerretsen said,

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Wanted Kingston man arrested after providing false identification to police

  A Kingston man wanted on warrants out of Alberta and Ontario was arrested at a midtown apartment building after providing false identification to the police. Police were called to the building on Monday, Jun. 3, 2019 with regard to the accused man, who had been trespassing on the property.

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Alberta MP Bob Benzen visits Kingston for business roundtable

Bob Benzen, Conservative Member of Parliament for the Calgary Heritage riding of Alberta, arrived in Kingston on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 to sit down with local small business owners and manufacturers. Benzen, who owns an oil and gas services company in Alberta, wanted to speak with local businesspeople about “the

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