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IN8, Frontenac Heritage Foundation finally agree on Capitol Condos

The Frontenac Heritage Foundation and Building Kingston’s Future Inc. have finally given their blessings to The Capitol condo project. The appellants along with IN8 Developments out of Kitchener-Waterloo, the group responsible for The Capitol, have agreed on the matter after a long-standing dispute. The dispute was centred around the height

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No injuries in partial building collapse

Kingston Fire & Rescue crews responded to a partial building collapse at 652-670 Princess St, commonly known as the Carnovsky Bakery building, at around 4:30 a.m. on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2020. There were no injuries as a result of the collapse. Princess St was closed between Macdonnell St and

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Heritage vs Development? Kingston, Kamala Harris and the truth about false choices

In the lead up to the hotly anticipated US Vice Presidential debate earlier this month, I read 2019’s The Truths We Hold. The book – part memoir, part manifesto – by Kamala Harris, current Democratic VP candidate, was surprisingly good. In fact, I was taken aback on a number of

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Soapbox: 223 Princess Street comes to Planning Committee again

Editorial note: The following is a submitted Op/Ed piece. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. The Frontenac Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of structures and sites of cultural and historical interest across the Kingston region. For nearly

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Capitol Condos quashed by Appeal Tribunal

The 223-unit Capitol Condos development will not be moving forward as planned following the decision of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, which was released on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. The Tribunal, which is the authority which replaced the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) earlier this year, has supported the appeal against

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