City: July 7 not an eviction date for Belle Park encampment

After months of people camping at Belle Park and the City of Kingston indicating the homeless encampment was “very temporary,” the City is now clarifying that today, Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2020, is not an eviction date for those living in the park. “We would like to clarify that July 7,

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Dr. Moore to campers: ‘Nothing about you, without you’

Dr. Kieran Moore, Kingston’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, uses a simple phrase to sum up his approach to the Belle Park tent camp: “Nothing about you, without you,” he said. This maxim of Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health Unit keeps the affected people at the centre

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Eviction, empathy, and engagement: The complex case of Belle Park

A new encampment with many needs I received my first tip about the Belle Park encampment approximately three weeks ago from a resident of Kingston’s Inner Harbour. I had not driven past the outer Montreal Street park for many months, at least since the start of the pandemic in early

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