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Staples and Kiwanis partner to provide Chromebooks for area schools

Staples and the Kiwanis Club of Kingston are again raising money to purchase Chromebooks and additional school supplies for disadvantaged schools in the area. Last year the Staples-Kiwanis Back to School Partnership raised $28,000 and purchased 60 Chromebooks, including full replacement plans in case of breakage, that were distributed equally

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YGK Sign Wars heating up after Friendly Fires ignites the battle

Kingston is jumping on the bandwagon of sign wars to keep up spirits during this third round of pandemic lockdown. On Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021, Friendly Fires was the first to call out another local business, telling Gilmours “We have the grills. Where’s the beef” on their Dalton Avenue sign.

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Four major education unions to stage province-wide walkout next week

For the first time since 1997, teachers and education workers in Ontario’s elementary and secondary school will all participate in job action on the same day, according to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). Members of the Association des Enseignantes et des Enseignants Franco-Ontariens (AEFO), the Elementary Teachers’ Federation

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Parents protest at Molly Brant Elementary as doors remain unlocked

A small but determined group of parents and students gathered out front of Molly Brant Elementary School today, voicing concerns about a change that has occurred as a result of the partial withdrawal of CUPE services “I’m sitting outside with signs, asking the principal and School Board to lock the

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