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Proposed Indigenous supportive housing program seeks Council approval

A report to Kingston City Council released today proposes the use of the City-owned building, 113 Lower Union Street, for an Indigenous Supportive Housing Program. If approved, the facility will house up to 19 homeless and precariously housed individuals beginning in late 2021. With Council’s approval, Tipi Moza (Iron Homes)

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Province has sent Kingston $4.6 million in Social Service Relief funding since April

The Ontario government announced the payment of its third installment of COVID-19 Social Service Relief Funding on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Kingston has received approximately $4.6 million through this program since April 2020, part of a $510-million relief package distributed to municipalities and Indigenous community partners province-wide. Ruth Noordegraaf, Director

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Service providers prepare for opening of new Integrated Care Hub

Partners in operation of Kingston’s Integrated Care Hub hosted a public update on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, as the opening of their new Montreal St. facility looms. “I think we’re really looking forward to building on the pilot of the Artillery Park space, the way it’s designed and the capacity

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City of Kingston opens Artillery Park as cooling centre

As of noon on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the City of Kingston has opened the gym at the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre as a cooling centre. This comes the same day Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the area, with daytime temperatures reaching just above 30 degrees Celsius each

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Warming and Counselling Centre opens in downtown Kingston

Anyone who has been outside over the past few days knows the cold weather is definitely here in Kingston. At the same time, a new Warming and Counselling Centre has opened in the city’s downtown core. Located at 235 Wellington Street, the centre is offering a place to warm up,

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