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What’s open and closed Labour Day 2021

Observed in Canada since the 1880s, Labour Day was officially declared a national holiday by Prime Minister John Thompson in 1894. Celebrated by unionized and non-unionized workers alike, the day used to include parades, picnics, and family outings to mark the last weekend before the beginning of the school year

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What’s open and closed for Civic Holiday 2021

Ah, the Civic Holiday long weekend It doesn’t really mean anything except an extra day off, and who doesn’t enjoy a three-day weekend in the depths of summer in the Limestone City? With the KFL&A region faring exceptionally well on the COVID-19 front, and things opening back up, there’s no

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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2021

Here we are on the other side of a six week lockdown, just in time for the Family Day weekend. While we are still urged to stay safe and avoid unnecessary trips out and about, in KFL&A businesses are reopening, and a sense of relief is spreading across the region.

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What’s open and closed Labour Day 2020

During the pandemic, time has stood still and raced by without notice, all at the same time. It’s hard to believe that Labour Day weekend is upon us, and yet, here we are: students are returning to school, the days are getting shorter, and the summer is truly almost coming

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What’s open and closed for Easter weekend 2020

This holiday long weekend will certainly look different from the Easter weekends that came before it, as residents in Kingston and across the country are urged to continue to stay at home and maintain physical distancing. This means only leaving home for essential trips, and not gathering with those we

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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2020

This long weekend is all about spending time with family – it says so right in the name! But there’s nothing worse than planning a make-your-own-pizza party or cocktail hour with extended family and friends, only to find one of the places you need to go shopping isn’t open. Worse

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Labour Day 2019

Happy Labour Day weekend, everyone! Observed in Canada since the 1880s, Labour Day was officially declared a national holiday by Prime Minister John Thompson in 1894. Celebrated by unionized and non-unionized workers alike, the day often includes parades, picnics, and family outings to mark the last weekend before the beginning

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What’s open and closed for Canada Day long weekend

Happy Canada Day weekend, everyone! It’s been 152 years since the British North America Act (Constitution Act) came into effect, uniting of the colonies of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, a crucial milestone in the formation of modern day Canada. And it’s also a time when those here in

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The Grocery Basket offers fresh, local food and a Kingston patio like no other

  The Grocery Basket is a great local store and café located in the heart of downtown Kingston, and offering a view of the city many have yet to take in. You can enjoy their beautiful rooftop patio (after climbing A LOT of stairs, but worth the view) on the

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Victoria Day

  Happy Victoria Day weekend, Kingston! Of course, the most important thing for everyone to know is when the fireworks are happening. This Sunday, May 19, 2019,  family-friendly activities – and 9:30 p.m. fireworks – are planned at Lake Ontario Park (920 King St. West). Find the full line-up of

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