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City Council approves sleeping cabins concept for Kingston’s homeless

Kingston City Council convened on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, with Report #89 of the CAO being one of the primary topics of focus in meeting’s agenda. Specifically, several delegates spoke to address the city’s ‘Winter Response Plan’ for homelessness and the lack of available temporary housing for Kingston’s vulnerable population.

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Council votes to regulate ride share companies

Kingston City Council met on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021, for a shorter-than-average yet eventful regularly scheduled Council meeting (agenda available here). The first delegation of the night saw James Allan, Chairman of the Kingston Area Taxi Licensing Commission, speaking to Council about the intent and need for the proposed ‘Taxi

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Nuisance Party and Noise Bylaws changed to address risky gatherings

The City has made changes to the Nuisance Party and Noise Bylaw, due to the increased risks posed by nuisance behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release published Thursday, Aug 20, 2020. The addition of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) allow fines for contravening the Nuisance Party and Noise

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City committee recommends council ban election signs on public property

  On the evening of Thursday, Jun. 13, 2019, minutes before the Raptors’ historic tip-off, five members of city council were themselves making history. Together, voting unanimously on three major amendments to Kingston’s by-laws, the Administrative Policy Committee recommended that City Council ban election signs on public property. If adopted

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