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Work continues to clean up styrofoam from Cataraqui River

Residents near the Cataraqui River continue to notice unwanted debris from the Third Crossing construction site along the shores of the waterway. Nevertheless, work continues along the shores to clean up the styrofoam debris left by wildlife who damaged the turbidity curtains throughout the winter. However, the City of Kingston’s

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Environmental concerns prompt Council to defer proposal for Kingston Inner Harbour

The most discussed and contentious item on the agenda for Kingston City Council, the federal proposal to “remediate environmental risks to the river environment and human health of Kingston’s Inner Harbour,” has been deferred. Ironically, the deferral was proposed for the exact same reasons the federal government stated were behind

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Third Crossing main span girders begin arriving in Kingston

This week the first shipment of steel girders for the main span of the Third Crossing project will arrive in Kingston. The City says the main span will be a significant feature of the bridge that will have two lookout spots for residents to enjoy the views of the Cataraqui

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Rescue mission aborted after ‘injured dog’ turns out to be coyote

Kingston Fire and Rescue are reminding residents not to venture out onto the ice after a Monday morning rescue call resulted in crews retreating back to the main land. Members of Kingston Fire and Rescue ventured out onto the ice of the Cataraqui River near the LaSalle Causeway after receiving

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Mayor, MP: Construction of third crossing is now ‘full steam ahead’

In-water construction of the third crossing will begin “in just days,” Mayor Bryan Paterson said after the City received approval on the Detailed Impact Assessment (DIA) for the project. The City of Kingston received that approval from Parks Canada on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, after working with departments and agencies

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City implementing turtle protection measures during work on third crossing

As work takes place on both the east and west sides of the Cataraqui River in preparation for the construction of the third crossing, the City of Kingston is taking steps to protect the turtle populations along the riverbanks. According to the Third Crossing Team for the City of Kingston,

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Record high outflows on the St. Lawrence River to provide flood relief

  Although St. Lawrence River water levels have peaked and are no longer rising, flooding will continue to affect Kingston and the Islands according to Rob Caldwell, Canadian Secretary of the International Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Regulation Office. Water levels have been stable since Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019, Caldwell said. “During

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Naming The Third Crossing

Well, it’s been nearly 5 decades in the making, but after countless studies and debates, Kingston is finally getting its third crossing. On February 21st, Mayor Bryan Paterson, MPP Sophie Kiwala and MP Mark Gerretsen announced that all three levels of government are on board to make contributions to fund

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Best of 2017: Estimated Cost for Third Crossing Rises to $180 Million

In April, the city revealed the preliminary design and business plan for the much discussed third crossing that would connect the east and west banks of the Cataraqui River. The plan, which projects a $60 million dollar cost to taxpayers, was met with the usual split reaction from Kingstonians. The

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