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Kingston heritage sites recognized with national awards

Two heritage building reconstruction projects have been recognized by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) through their 2020 Annual Awards program. The awards celebrate preservation, restoration and conservation work in areas including archaeology, architecture, engineering, craftsmanship, education and planning, according to a release from the Canadian Association of Heritage

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Bellevue House receives $1.1M investment from Government of Canada

Mark Gerretsen, MP for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced a federal investment of $1.1 million to fund a major renovation of Bellevue House, the former home of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. This investment brings a

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Bellevue House closed for second season

  Saturday, May 18 marks the opening day for one of our local Parks Canada site – Bellevue House. Sadly, the house will be closed to visitors again this year, as it is undergoing extensive restorations. Bellevue House is over 150 years old. It is not uncommon for historic buildings

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Guide to Holiday Entertainment in Kingston 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Kingston! Today’s guide offers up a wide range of events from musical and theatrical performances to holiday markets, crafting opportunities and snowy outdoor exploration. Have a look and you’ll see

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2015

The patios are hopping, the gardens are blooming and the temperatures are steadily rising in our favour.  June is two days away, which means that the end of another school semester and glorious summer vacation are now in sight.   As we look forward to the summer solstice (aka the longest

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Friday Foto

It’s been a busy week for protesters in Kingston between the controversial Poker Run and the Prison Farm cattle removal.  It’s incredible to see people who care so much about our city and who are willing to put themselves on the line to show it.  Prison Farm protesters, we are

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June Comment Contest

This month we thought we’d offer something a little different. You know that big, red trolley that you see all around town all summer long? How many of you have ever thought to take a ride? Me neither. I’d love to though. There are tons of sites in Kingston that

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