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RBC donation supports youth program expansion at Maltby Centre

A donation presented to the Maltby Centre on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, will help fund the expansion of their Mental Health Now – Counselling Access for Youth program, which supports clients aged 18 to 24 who require immediate mental health counselling support. The Maltby Centre provides mental health and autism

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Family, friends give over $20k to Maltby Centre in memory of Tyler Lambert

In an effort to increase access to mental health services for young people – particularly young males – the family and friends of one local man who was lost too young are creating a memorial fund in his memory. Tyler Lambert was just 18 years old when he passed away

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Tallack Martial Arts hosted Annual Winter Training Festival over Zoom

Last weekend, local martial arts school, Tallack Martial Arts, hosted their 26th Annual Winter Training Festival, though in a different capacity this year. Over 125 participants took part in the annual tradition, which saw 21 master level instructors of Karate, Kung-Fu, Weaponry, and more martial art styles conduct simultaneous seminars

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MP Derek Sloan scrutinized following campaign funding revelation

Derek Sloan, Member of Parliament for Hastings-Lennox and Addington, says he was unaware of a $131 donation made to his Conservative Party of Canada leadership campaign last summer by a known white supremacist. The funding revelation, reported by Press Progress on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, has the MP at risk

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Kingston ranks third on GoFundMe’s list of Most Generous Cities in Canada

The global fundraising platform GoFundMe released its annual Year in Giving Report on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Kingston has ranked third ‘most generous city’ in Canada for the year, based on donations per capita. “Kingston continues to prove its generosity, from helping a local music scene legend fight terminal bone

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The Beer Store campaign raises over $23,000 for KHSC

At an informal gathering outside the Midland Avenue location on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, The Beer Store presented a generous gift to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF), which will support Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Since the onset of COVID-19, The Beer Store has been running a fundraising campaign

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Local teen filling backpacks with school supplies for needy students

A Frontenac Secondary School student is filling backpacks for needy families for a second year in a row. 17 year-old Katie Onesi launched her Backpack Project fundraiser on Facebook on Friday, Jul. 31. So far she has raised enough money to purchase 26 backpacks and fill them with school supplies,

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Emergency medical staff pledge $35k to say ‘thank you’ to Lionhearts

Members of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University and staff from the Emergency Medical department of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) have pledged $35,000 of their personal funds to The Covid-19 Street Project, a local food relief program. “We are incredibly grateful that the community has really rallied

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Tablet donation opens new world for Ongwanada residents during pandemic

Many of those are in Kingston and the area are familiar with Lionhearts Inc. and the work they do supporting some of the most vulnerable populations in our community. The Lionhearts meal program, which began at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, serves up hundreds of meals daily to residents

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers continue their support of KHSC

For the past 20 years, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 115 has given generously to support local health care, and 2019 is no different. On Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) Board of Directors and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) celebrated a

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Community Builder Award winner donates to local Seniors Association

After receiving the Community Builder Award through the Community Foundation for Kingston and Area, a local business owner has continued his charitable efforts with a donation to the local Seniors Association. On Friday, Jul. 12, 2019, businessman Jimmy Hassan was joined by Tina Bailey, executive director of the Community Foundation

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Cunningham Swan to make $125k donation to Queen’s Law Clinics

  Cunningham Swan is marking their 125th anniversary with a commemorative gift $125,000 to be made to the Queen’s Law Clinics. The firm announced the donation on Friday, Jun. 14, 2019. The donation “amounts to a thousand dollars given for every year since the firm first hung a shingle in

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