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Kingston welcomes diversity, equity and inclusion manager

The City of Kingston is welcoming a new Manager of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) after initially approving the position in February. Muhammad Ahsan will join the city of Kingston working alongside a number of departments to help promote an inclusive and diverse workplace.  Ahsan says one of the most

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Love Kingston Marketplace launches for 2021 season

The City of Kingston and its partners, Tourism Kingston and the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA), have announced the official launch of Love Kingston Marketplace (LKM) 2021 this spring. The reimagined LKM 2021 has expanded on last year’s plan to support local downtown businesses and hopes to hold outdoor

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Humourist and best-selling author celebrates latest book downtown

Terry Fallis, Canadian author and humour writer, joined downtown businesses on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 to celebrate the launch of his recently released novel, Albatross. Fallis, a two-time Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour award winner, has released six prior books. Albatross — a story about high-schooler who aspires to be

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New Poet Laureate’s works ‘immensely influenced’ by Kingston

As Kingston celebrates the new year, the City and its residents are also celebrating a new Poet Laureate, whose first public event coincided with the Mayor’s New Year’s Levee. On Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, the City of Kingston announced the appointment of local author and poet, Jason Heroux, as the

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