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Advocates: Tiny homes could help Kingston alleviate homelessness

As the City of Kingston’s Planning Services Staff discuss potential amendments to the City’s Official Plan with respect to tiny houses, local advocates are pointing to the concept as a means to alleviate homelessness. In a report to the City Planning Committee Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021, City of Kingston Planning

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City planners encourage conversations on parking through new paper

The City of Kingston has opened up a new public conversation about parking with the release of a new Discussion Paper entitled The Power of Parking: A New Parking Paradigm for Kingston? According to a release from the city, the Paper, now online, starts and supports an important new public

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Letter: Response to the draft addendum to the Williamsville Main Street Study

The following is a letter to the Planning Committee and Committee Chair Councillor Jim Neill. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. To the Planning Committee: The Williamsville Main Street study envisioned transforming a neglected strip of Princess into a vibrant neighbourhood hub. It

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City meets with climate groups ahead of vote on Unity Farm Inn & Spa

The City of Kingston has confirmed that staff have met with three environmental advocacy groups ahead of make-or-break decision for Unity Farm Inn and Spa. City Council voted to defer a final decision on the development at 2285 Battersea Road on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, following a request for further

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