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City seeks input on food waste diversion in apartments, condos

The City of Kingston is seeking input from residents of apartment and condo buildings, as well building owners and managers, according to a release from the City, dated Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The City says they are considering the option of making the Green Bin program – or the separation

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City creates new Climate Leadership Division, seeks public input to develop Residential Energy Retrofit Program

With “demonstrating leadership on climate change” being a priority of City Council’s strategic plan, the City of Kingston has created a new division to focus on this particular issue. The Climate Leadership Division will be focused on actions combating climate change which were identified in Council’s strategic plan, and will

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Hall Monitor: Climate Camp

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 Kingston City Council sat for meeting number 25-2019 (Agenda) during which they, among other items, asked staff to look into bringing some select camping back to Lake Ontario Park next year, received and supported the work of their Climate Action Working Group, and created a

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What they’re saying: Why this climate strike is so important

As more than 600 residents followed the lead of area students to strike for climate action, we paid attention and asked those leading the charge why today is so important and what Kingstonians can do to help during this climate emergency. Here’s what they said. [The strike] raises awareness and

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Kingston students take to the street to strike for climate action

Sparked by a global movement and following weekly strikes in front of City Hall, over 600 students and residents from across Kingston gathered at market square to show support for climate action before marching through the downtown core. “Striking is crucial to show the importance and urgency of the climate

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Hall Monitor: Tax rate, Wellington Street extension, and more

Kingston City Council held meeting number 15-2019 (agenda online) on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, using it to affirm the 2019-2022 strategic plan and complete some relatively routine business. The evening opened with a delegation from Mary Lou McCartney of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union who spoke about the changes

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