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Shedding light on COVID-19, instability among Kingston’s most vulnerable

Vulnerable populations camping in and around Belle Park in Kingston have been experiencing an increase in COVID-19 infection rates over the last few weeks, and while services have been provided for these individuals by the Integrated Care Hub (ICH) and other agencies, the rise of COVID-19 cases in these populations

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Sleeping Cabins for vulnerable Kingstonians to be placed at Portsmouth Harbour

After several delegations shared their thoughts and concerns, and after much serious debate by City Council, it was narrowly decided Wednesday night, Nov. 16, 2021, that a pilot project proposed for 10 sleeping cabins to be placed at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour this winter should go ahead. The project, which is

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UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kingston’s Integrated Care Hub

UPDATE (Nov. 4, 2021): The COVID-19 outbreak among clients of the Integrated Care Hub is now at 15 cases. Original article: The rising number of COVID-19 cases among clients of the Integrated Care Hub (ICH) has resulted in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health declaring an outbreak at

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Eviction, empathy, and engagement: The complex case of Belle Park

A new encampment with many needs I received my first tip about the Belle Park encampment approximately three weeks ago from a resident of Kingston’s Inner Harbour. I had not driven past the outer Montreal Street park for many months, at least since the start of the pandemic in early

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KCAP launches petition for new shelter spaces in Kingston

It’s no secret that housing is a major issue in Kingston, and an issue that affects a wide spectrum of those who call Kingston home – but the issue isn’t solely about a lack of residences to buy or rent. When looking at the current housing crisis in Kingston, the

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