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Frontenacs express regret as OHL season cancelled

The Kingston Frontenacs will not be suiting up at all this season as the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) has cancelled any plans for a return to play for the 2020-21 season. This marks the second OHL season in a row to not be concluded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In

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Dropbike cancels bike-share program for 2020

Dropbike, a community bike-share program, has announced the cancellation of the 2020 season due to operational challenges caused by COVID-19. This was to be the final year of Dropbike’s three-year licence agreement with the City of Kingston to provide community bike sharing services.  “The loss of the community bike share

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Queen’s University announces ‘Virtual Homecoming’ for 2020

Queen’s University announced a decision Thursday, May 21, 2020 to cancel all in-person Homecoming 2020 events, as well as in-person alumni events until the end of the year. “We know that this decision will cause great sadness and disappointment to the members of our alumni family,” said Vice-Principal (Advancement) Karen

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Queen’s, local YMCA cancel summer camps

Queen’s University and the YMCA of Eastern Ontario have both decided to cancel summer camps for the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impacts of the pandemic have been difficult for everyone, including parents and children,” said Rob Adams, CEO of Eastern Ontario, in a press release on Wednesday,

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Annual Beat Beethoven run cancelled for 2020

The Annual Beat Beethoven run put on by the Kingston Symphony Association is cancelled due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders.  The race, which is an 8 km run, in which the runners try to finish the race before the Symphony finishes playing 50 minutes of Beethoven’s finest music, was scheduled

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City: 2018 bike-share program cancelled due to weather, recall

The already twice-delayed bike-share program that was originally scheduled to start in July 2018 has now been cancelled for the year. “Due to manufacturer’s recall and an early winter storm, Kingston’s bike-share program, run by Dropbike Inc., will not operate in 2018,” the City of Kingston said in a press

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