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SIU investigating injury of local protestor in interaction with mounted police

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating two police-involved incidents that occurred at the demonstrations in Ottawa – and is urging anyone who has information, including video, to come forward. One of the incidents involved a local woman from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. According to the SIU, preliminary information gathered suggests

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Kingstonians ‘Stand with Ukraine’ as tensions mount at Russia-Ukraine border

Just one day after Russia sent two long-range, nuclear-capable bombers into patrol over Belarus, accelerating already-mounting tensions, Kingstonians gathered at Kingston City Hall to show their solidarity with Ukraine, the Belarussian neighbour currently at odds with Russia. Part of the international ‘Stand with Ukraine’ movement, the rally here in Kingston

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Local school bus operators run drive-by protest

Local school bus operators in Kingston held a drive-by demonstration outside Limestone District School Board (LDSB) headquarters on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. They were protesting a provincially mandated Request for Proposal (RFP) process initiated the night before by Tri-Board Transportation Services, who award school bus contracts in the area. Approximately

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‘Freedom March’ draws crowd to Kingston City Hall

Approximately 40 people gathered outside Kingston City Hall on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, for a demonstration against COVID-19 lockdown measures. Described by organizers as a “Freedom March,” the event featured speakers from the non-profit organization Stand Up Canada. “These COVID measures are violating our rights,” said Stand Up Canada spokesperson

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