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Update – plaque returned: Kingston Police attempt to locate Queen’s military commemorative plaque

Update (Friday, Oct. 22, 2021) The plaque commemorating the Fifth Field Company that was seemingly stolen from Queen’s University Campus has now been returned, according to Kingston Police. Queen’s Campus Security initially noticed the plaque, which honours a group of Queen’s students and faculty who serves in WWI and WWII,

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KHSC opening extra space for patients after reports of unsanctioned parties

After reports of unsanctioned Homecoming celebrations planned for this weekend, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has joined City Bylaw Enforcement and Kingston Police in putting plans in place to support increased demand on their services. Due to extremely high patient volumes, KHSC is urging everyone who plans on attending these

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Queen’s Principal addresses planned unsanctioned parties ahead of Homecoming

Following a similar message from the City of Kingston and Mayor Bryan Paterson to students ahead of Queen’s University’s Homecoming weekend, Queen’s Principal Patrick Deane has sent the following message out to all students: Dear Students, As you may be aware, Homecoming celebrations this year will take place virtually, Oct.

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Kingston Police and Bylaw Enforcement warn partiers ahead of Homecoming weekend

As Homecoming weekend approaches, the City of Kingston’s Bylaw Enforcement and Kingston Police are warning partiers: reckless and high-risk nuisance behaviour can have long-term impacts. According to the City, strengthened enforcement measures mean that a fine or charge received during the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) could be retained as a permanent police record. “The past few weeks have

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COVID-19 data reporting, current outbreaks, Homecoming, and flu shots: Dr. Guan’s final update to the KFL&A community

Dr. Hugh Guan, Acting Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, provided his final regular COVID-19 update to the local media on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. “This will be my last COVID-19 update in the acting MOH role, I believe. Next week, Dr.

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Queen’s reverses Homecoming 2021 decision

Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Patrick Deane announced today that plans for Homecoming 2021 have changed. The University had previously announced in late January that Homecoming 2021 would proceed with in-person events, divided over two weekends to reduce crowding. All activities would be subject to evolving public health guidelines

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Queen’s plans two-weekend Homecoming for 2021

Queen’s University has announced that Homecoming 2021 will take place over two weekends in October instead of one. “The decision to host two alumni Homecoming weekends is driven by the desire to be responsive to alumni and to accommodate the projected number of attendees in event venues on campus and

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Decrease in crowds and unsanctioned parties over Homecoming weekend

Kingston Police saw a decrease in infractions this Homecoming weekend, and express their thanks to the community for respecting the suggestions of both KFL&A Public Health and the Kingston Police for celebrating in a safe and distanced fashion. The decrease in infractions was seen in relation to unsanctioned parties, in

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Kingston Police Homecoming 2019 statistics

Kingston Police have released a complete overview of the arrests and charges laid over Queen’s Homecoming Weekend 2019 on Friday, Oct. 11, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2019. During this time, Kingston Police arrested a total of 22 people, issued 128 provincial charges, processed two criminal charges, and continue to investigate two

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Kingston Police ‘disappointed’ with behaviour during Queen’s Homecoming

While Homecoming Weekend included a lot of well-attended and positive events, the partying and unsavoury behaviour overshadowed those moments for Kingston Police. “Kingston Police are disappointed with the behaviour that was displayed on Saturday, October 19, in the Aberdeen Street area,” police said in a press release on Monday, Oct.

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Six Gaels teams secure Homecoming Weekend wins

It was an eventful and celebratory weekend for Queen’s University in more ways than one, as six of the Queen’s Gaels teams celebrated victories during Homecoming Weekend. The Women’s Rugby Team kicked off Homecoming Weekend by winning the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Banner at Nixon Field on Friday, Oct. 19.

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Queen’s, City, Kingston Police address Homecoming 2019

Ah, it’s that time of year! Students and alumni fill the campus of Queen’s University, events of the day spill into parties at night, and you’re sure to hear ‘Cha Gheill!’ at least once if you venture into the University District… Happy Queen’s University Homecoming 2019, Kingston! The University, along

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