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Pink Shirt Day 2021 Campaign focused on high levels of cyberbullying

The switch from in-class to virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has presented teachers, students and families with some unique challenges. And unfortunately, staff at the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston (BGCK) say one of them is a marked increase in cyberbullying. “With everything moving online, we have been

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New Kingston Police Deputy Chief no stranger to all things Kingston

Staff Sergeant Christopher Scott will take on the role of Deputy Chief of the Kingston Police, the Kingston Police Services Board has announced. Scott has spent the last 20 years with Kingston Police, and only after 10 years serving as a uniformed patrol constable with police services in Toronto and

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Teddy Bear Picnic enters 24th year with new cause and new sponsor

It’s one of Kingston’s most adorably fun family events that raises funds to better our community, and this year’s Teddy Bear Picnic promises all of your favourite events and activities for the 24th year. The only difference this year will be where those funds go, and who is sponsoring the

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Top five things to do in Kingston this weekend

With it being the summer, there’s just so much going on in Kingston that it’s hard to limit our ‘Top five things to do’ lists to once a month. This weekend (Friday, July 20 to Sunday, Jul 22, 2018) is packed with great things to see and do, so we

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Guide to the Best Local Stocking Stuffers

This holiday season, many Kingstonians will look beyond big box stores and online retailers for special gift giving ideas. For many of us, the festive season is an ideal opportunity to have a positive impact on the community by shopping and supporting locally owned businesses.  Whether you choose to give

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#ygkChallenge: Support Children Under 6

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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