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Kingston commercial vehicle safety blitz results in multiple charges

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, multiple agencies came together in Kingston to carry out a commercial motor vehicle safety blitz. Officers from Kingston Police, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), and the Ministry of the Environment all participated in the blitz, which took place

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A Letter to the Premier (in response to #AMOConf19)

Dear Doug, I must admit, it was an odd experience hearing you speak at the Association of Ontario Municipalities Conference in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 (#AMOConf19). I was there, gathered with thousands of other councillors and mayors from across the province, front row/centre as I always am, ready

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – The battery revolution is finally here

  Summer is finally here. It is so nice to have a good cup of coffee out on the deck on a sunny Saturday morning, to enjoy the garden and listen to the birds. Then the peace and calm is completely shattered, as your neighbour’s lawnmower roars to life.  He

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It’s Commuter Challenge time again

  This year, Monday, Jun. 2 to Saturday, Jun. 8 is Canadian Environment Week. An easy way to celebrate is by joining the Commuter Challenge – a Canada-wide initiative encouraging commuters to leave their car at home. Kingston has participated annually in this event and often finishes in the top

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