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LDSB’s first Indigenous Student Trustee says student voice is number one

Three months into an usual school year, Quanah Traviss has a lot on his plate. The Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI) year five student is adjusting to the octomester system, is missing his high school band, and looking ahead to graduation. He has also taken on the unique challenge

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Locals stage sunrise demonstration against Trans Mountain Pipeline

A group of activists gathered early on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 to stage a demonstration against the Trans Mountain Pipeline. About 15 people met at the Pollution statue along the King Street West waterfront at 6:30 a.m. to hang banners, distribute flyers and hold a small vigil. Their demonstration coincided

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Kingston residents march in solidarity with Mi’kmaq fishers

A march in solidarity with fishers of the Mi’kmaw nation in Nova Scotia took place on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, starting at McBurney Park at 11:30 a.m. Approximately a dozen people came out in the wind and rain to sing, drum and to walk from the park, down Princess Street

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Mayor responds to petition to remove Macdonald statue

Mayor Bryan Paterson says he is aware of an online petition launched this Thursday, Jun. 10, 2020, calling for the removal of a statue of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald from Kingston’s City Park. “My view is that I have seen the petition, but I am also

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