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Update: All appointments booked – Memorial Centre to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic

UPDATE (Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021 at 3:25 p.m.)All appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic through the Maple Centre Health Clinic at the Memorial Centre are now booked. Please do not call the Maple Family Health Centre or KFL&A Public Health to try to schedule an appointment at this clinic. Original

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Second COVID-19 death in KFL&A amid highest active case count

The KFL&A region has recorded its second COVID-19 death as Ontario enters the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and as the region itself enters uncharted territory. The most recent local death as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is a woman in her 80s who, according to public health

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Kingston doctor wins prestigious award for leadership in cancer research

A Kingston Doctor and Queen’s researcher has been recognized for her international leadership in cancer research. Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer has received the 2021 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for outstanding leadership in medical science. “The prestigious award recognizes a Canadian health researcher who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership paired with exceptional science,”

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Volunteers needed for clinical trial on autism-related disorders

A Kingston-based research study into a treatment for autism-related social disorders needs volunteers to move forward. The Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University is running a clinical trial for Autism under the leadership of Dr. Lucia Capano (KHSC-Hotel Dieu site) in conjunction with the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND)

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Lost Kingston dog returns to Humane Society

Finding the right home for a foster animal can be pretty tricky. Sometimes, despite the best intentions, the animal just isn’t a fit. That’s what the Executive Director of the Kingston Humane Society said about the husky named Crane who was recently the subject of a group search effort. Crane,

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A chilling technique to fight pandemic blues

Imagine willingly jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Ontario throughout the fall and winter.  No? You can’t? Well, believe it or not a group of Kingstonians did just that — willingly, once a week throughout the pandemic.  Albert Nerenberg, local filmmaker and man of many hats, spearheaded the initiative,

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IN8, Frontenac Heritage Foundation finally agree on Capitol Condos

The Frontenac Heritage Foundation and Building Kingston’s Future Inc. have finally given their blessings to The Capitol condo project. The appellants along with IN8 Developments out of Kitchener-Waterloo, the group responsible for The Capitol, have agreed on the matter after a long-standing dispute. The dispute was centred around the height

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Kingston Police charge amateur license plate maker

Another would-be artist has been caught trying to fool members of Kingston Police Service and law enforcement in general.   Sergeant Steve Koopman posted this photo to social media of a hand-painted, quite obviously fake, motorcycle license plate. “We apparently have some burgeoning artists in #ygk,” Sgt. Koopman tweeted along with the

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Slow-driving Toronto-area duo face a dozen charges

Two Toronto-area men are facing a slew of charges after a traffic stop on Highway 401 near Napanee Friday, Mar. 19, 2021. “The officer noted a vehicle travelling at an unusually slow speed,” the OPP said in a press release. Once the vehicle was pulled over, police observed that the

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Kingston’s Dr. Kieran Moore receives AstraZeneca vaccine

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, is sporting a brand new vaccination sticker. According to a news release from Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A Public Health), the COVID-19 shot was administered at the Amherstview Drugs Pharmacy. Dr. Moore received the AstraZeneca vaccine. “I feel hopeful

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Kingston’s Repair Cafe is back and adapted for the pandemic

As the adage goes: If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. But if it, is you can always bring it to the Repair Cafe. Well, unable to host any in-person repair sessions during the now year-long pandemic, the visionary behind the repair cafe says the time is now to adapt

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