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Statue of Sir John A. Macdonald taken down from City Park, moved to Cataraqui Cemetery

Workers from the City of Kingston removed the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald from its place at City Park at 6 a.m. today to begin its relocation to Cataraqui Cemetery. The removal follows a decision made during a Special Meeting of Kingston City Council on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021,

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Sir John A. remembered despite having failed Indigenous Canadians

The traditional yearly commemoration of the death of Sir John A Macdonald by the Kingston Historical Society (KHS) went forward Sunday, Jun 6, 2021 with obvious caveats. The event occurred in a pre-recorded Zoom presentation with the public, the first of its kind since the ceremony was cancelled last year

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Cataraqui Cemetery improves access to the Cross of Sacrifice

Near the center of Cataraqui Cemetery lies the Field of Honour. The uniform rows of military monuments, with the Cross of Sacrifice at it’s centre, make this historical cemetery section stand out among the acres of headstones marking final resting places. Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 would have seen The Day

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Guide to free family activities this summer

We’re now a few weeks into the summer of 2019, but it can feel like months to the moms, dads, and other caregivers who are home with their kids this summer looking to find ways to keep their kids entertained. While a week or two of summer camp and a

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Affordable Housing Towers at Purdy’s Mills

If you’ve driven along John Counter Boulevard during the past year or so, specifically the stretch nearest the Via station, you’ve likely noticed the impressive signage on the north side of the road marking the new housing development at Purdy’s Mills.  While the untamed land might not look like much

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Kingstonian Most Deserving of a Musical

Musical theatre is not something that I proclaim to be an expert on, although I’ve seen my fair share and possibly yours over the past decade or so.  My wife has an affinity for musical theatre, performing in numerous pit orchestras, as well as frequently sitting on the opposite side

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