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Queen’s Principal addresses students’ return, large parties, closure of park

 As some doors close, others will open in Kingston’s University District this week, as students prepare to attend classrooms and lecture halls in the wake of Kingston Police dispersing a 2,000-person illegal street party on University Avenue, which subsequently resulted in the closure of Gord Edgar Downie Pier and the

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Queen’s University removes COVID-19 case tracker as website adapted

On Thursday, Jul. 8, 2021, Queen’s University announced their plans to move back to in-person classes and activities on campus through the announcement of a new website outlining the University’s “Reopening Framework.” Notably missing from the new website, which is designed to ease the return of in-person, on-campus activities, is

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Queen’s University looks to return to in-person campus this fall

Queen’s University is planning to reopen with in-person activities on campus this fall. Ahead of the fall term, Queen’s has launched a new website outlining its ongoing planning and preparations for the safe return of students, faculty, and staff to in-person activities on campus. According to a media release from the institution,

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Liberals: Disruption of education due to ‘lack of leadership’ by Ford, Lecce

Hard capped classes of 20, increased access to special education and mental health professionals, and a promise to match the over $500 million that’s already been invested by the federal government to improve school ventilation — these were the top promises made by Ontario Liberal Leader Steven del Duca laid

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Cadets kick off RMC school year successfully despite obstacles

It may be entirely different than most starts to the school year, but the cadets at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) here in Kingston are persevering, getting the year off to a successful start. Not only is RMC dealing with the current COVID-19 pandemic like schools around the

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Poll: What is your decision for your children and the 2020-2021 school year?

With the 2020-2021 school year fast approaching, and with new information coming out daily on what the different models of curriculum delivery will look like, we want to hear from those in Kingston and the area about the decisions they’ve made with regard to their children for the upcoming school

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Queen’s shares residence update for first-year undergraduates

Queen’s University has confirmed that up to 2,300 students will be able to live in on-campus residences this fall, while maintaining compliance with physical distancing and public health requirements. “This is approximately 50 per cent of our normal capacity, therefore not every first-year student will be able to live in

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SLC: 20-25 per cent of student body may be on campus for fall 2020

St. Lawrence College (SLC) announced that planning for the 2020 fall term has begun and revealed some of those plans on Thursday, May 14, 2020. According to a press release from SLC, preliminary plans include offering “a mix of alternate delivery and in-person classes, with priority for on-campus delivery going to health sciences

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St. Lawrence College suspends classes amid COVID-19 concerns

On Friday, Mar. 13, 2020, St. Lawrence College announced it will suspend all in-person classes for one week beginning on Monday, Mar. 16, 2020. The following is a statement from St. Lawrence College President and CEO Glenn Vollebregt: I wanted to provide an update as there have been several recent

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