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Kingston welcomes diversity, equity and inclusion manager

The City of Kingston is welcoming a new Manager of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) after initially approving the position in February. Muhammad Ahsan will join the city of Kingston working alongside a number of departments to help promote an inclusive and diverse workplace.  Ahsan says one of the most

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Kingston Speaks Inclusion: Initiative connects KCHC, Police, community for dialogue about racism, diversity, inclusion

Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC) and Kingston Police (KP) announced that they would be partnering in a new initiative, ‘Kingston Speaks Inclusion: Community Consultations Hosted by Kingston Police & Kingston Community Health Centres,’ in a press conference on Monday, Jul. 12, 2021. According to their press release, “The goal of

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New EDI Manager, Love Kingston Marketplace 2021 discussed at Kingston City Council

City Council met virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. After a closed session, in which they discussed labour relations, potential litigation over the collapse of 223 Princess St. on Christmas day 2020, and activity around Clyde Industrial Park, Council proceeded with a public meeting broadcast to YouTube starting at 7

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Celina Caesar-Chavannes talks systemic racism, new role at Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences

Former Member of Parliament Celina Caesar-Chavannes is taking on a new role at Queen’s University to help remove barriers for aspiring Black medical students. Queen’s University Faculty of Health had a policy against admitting Black students on the books from 1918 to 2018, enforced until 1965. The University repealed the

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