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Kingston researchers aim to document anti-Asian racism during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Canadian society over the past five months. Now, a research project from KEYS Job Centre aims to understand its connection to perceived anti-Asian racism in Kingston. “This particular virus and the way it has been politicized by some — down south, but also here by

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Councillor apologizes for offence caused after use of term ‘Wuhan Virus’

Councillor Simon Chapelle is apologizing for any offence he may have caused after he referred to COVID-19 as the “Wuhan virus” at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2020. During that meeting, councillors debated over a motion to remove delegated authorities that had been given to CAO Lanie

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Prison farms in a time of global crisis: Thinking big, starting small

Ten years ago Neufeld was a neighbour of Collins Bay Institution and watched sympathetically as Save Our Prison Farms protested the Conservative government’s shuttering of the prison farm program. At that time the dairy-based program provided cows’ milk for the prison population and farm labour for the inmates who participated.

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KFL&A Public Health advises residents to be prepared as COVID-19 spreads

With cases of COVID-19 continuing to spread across the globe, local health officials are preparing for the possibility that the virus could spread further, according to Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health The local health unit said that the measures put in place to date have been effective

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KFL&A Public Health releases tips to reduce the spread of novel coronavirus

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health released new information on preventing the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. As health officials across the country and around the globe continue work to control the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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Queen’s University to host panel discussion on coronavirus

Queen’s University is hosting a panel discussion on the new coronavirus — known as the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, or the Wuhan coronavirus — and inviting the public to attend. The panel discussion will feature four of the university’s leading experts on the subject matter, and is entitled ‘The Wuhan Coronavirus:

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‘Low risk’ for novel coronavirus in community, public health officials say

Although there are two cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus in Canada – one confirmed and one presumptive – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is advising local residents that the risk of the virus in our community is still low. The new (or ‘novel’) virus was identified

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – China and trade

  China is having a fight with Canada. We detained Meng Wanzhou for the Americans, because they want her to be extradited to the United States to face charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. She also happens to be the deputy chairwoman and chief financial officer of China’s largest

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