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Environmental concerns prompt Council to defer proposal for Kingston Inner Harbour

The most discussed and contentious item on the agenda for Kingston City Council, the federal proposal to “remediate environmental risks to the river environment and human health of Kingston’s Inner Harbour,” has been deferred. Ironically, the deferral was proposed for the exact same reasons the federal government stated were behind

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#ygkChallenge: Stories of the Swamp Ward

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Ballingall Diary, Frontispiece, [ca. 1841]

Kingston, and its setting on the St. Lawrence River, has long been the subject of artists local, itinerant, and from distant shores. One group that was especially taken with this area were members of the British Navy. Often officers, with a background in drafting and sketching, these persons sought to

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Kingston Harbour, 1920s

What’s your vision for Kingston? This 1920s aerial view of Kingston harbour showing the LaSalle Causeway, in the background, and the looming Montreal Transportation Company elevator in the foreground, illustrates the changing landscape of this city. The role of industry in Kingston and its physical impact on the waterfront has

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Best of 2014: On The Wall Street Art Festival

After years of being underutilized and otherwise ignored, Douglas Fluhrer Park emerged in 2014 as an important gathering space and focal point for the local community. Excitement began to swell as a result of the On the Wall Street Art Festival, which brought a collection of local artists and community groups

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On The Wall Street Art Festival

The Water Access Group, who brought us the Shoreline Shuffle, has teamed up with the Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour to create Kingston’s first ever street art festival from August 18-24, 2014. City Council unanimously agreed that a festival celebrating talented Kingston artists perfectly reflects the city’s Culture Plan and

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