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Confirmed COVID-19 case at St. Luke’s election polling station

Dr. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed a COVID-19 positive case at the electoral polling station held at St. Luke’s Anglican Church. The church, located at 236 Nelson Street in Kingston, acted as an electoral polling station on

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Shelby Kramp-Neuman elected MP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington

If there is something about Conservative MP Shelby Kramp-Neuman that seems familiar to those in the riding, it could be her maiden name, which is included in her now-hyphenated surname, or even a familial resemblance. That’s because those in this riding are more than familiar with one of the people

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Conservative Scott Reid continues as MP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston

Scott Reid (Conservative) has been re-elected as M.P. for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston (LFK). This is Reid’s eighth federal election since winning the riding of Lanark-Carelton as a member of the Canadian Alliance party in the year 2000. The borders of the ridings have changed, but Reid has remained in Parliament, representing Lanark and

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Queen’s University students endure up to three-hour lineups to vote

While voters at many polling locations in Kingston cast their ballots within 15-30 minutes, the majority of Queen’s University students living on campus lined up for almost three hours during federal election day on Monday, September 20, 2021. From around lunch time onward, the MacGillivray-Brown Hall polling station located on

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Re-elected Kingston and The Islands MP Mark Gerretsen reflects on campaign, past terms

“What a night, what a campaign,” newly re-elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Kingston and The Islands Mark Gerretsen enthused in front of supporters at his election night celebration on Monday, Sept 20, 2021. “I don’t even know where to start.” “I’ll start by saying, what an honour it was

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Your 2021 federal election results: Kingston and the Islands, Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, and Hastings-Lennox & Addington

Tonight, on Monday, Sept, 20 2021, the votes from the federal election are being tallied. Here at Kingstonist, we’ll keep you updated with the latest poll results for the three ridings in our coverage area: Kingston and the Islands, Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, and Hastings-Lennox & Addington. As results come in, we will

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How Kingston and the Islands candidates are spending federal election day

With the surprise federal election announced just five weeks ago, campaigning is coming to a close as federal election day is upon us, but candidates here in Kingston and the Islands aren’t resting until the ballots are counted. Here’s how the local candidates are spending their day, and how and

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How Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston federal election candidates are spending election day

After a short 5-week campaign, voters are casting the ballots for the next federal candidates today. Polling locations close at 9:30 p.m. today, and local candidates are keeping busy and staying in touch with their teams and voters throughout the day. Here’s how each of the Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston candidates will be

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How Hastings-Lennox & Addington federal election candidates are spending election day

After a snap election call and whirlwind five-week campaign, election day has arrived. However, that doesn’t mean that the candidates are sitting back to watch the numbers just yet. Here’s how the local Hastings-Lennox & Addington candidates are spending their day, and where they will be watching the results with

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Kingston voters weigh in on federal election

From 9:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. today, Monday, September 20, 2021, Canadians will cast their vote at this year’s election. “I feel good, I’m excited,” said Abby Busche, 21, a Queens University student waiting outside the Leon’s Centre polling station in Kingston to fill out her ballot. She is finding

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Reported wait times at Kingston area polls on Election Day 2021

Monday, Sept 20, 2021 was election day and Kingstonians largely benefited from short line-ups at poll stations, with two notable exceptions. We compiled a list of polling locations and their wait times, as reported by our readers and followers throughout the day, and most voters reported wait times under 5

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NDP leader stops in Kingston with clear message: get out and vote

Sunny skies were overhead as the leader of the New Democratic Party’s bus rolled into Lake Ontario Park to a chorus of “NDP! NDP! NDP!” on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021, just five minutes later than expected at 4:20 pm. Jagmeet Singh made the campaign stop in Kingston in support of

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