Months-long Kingston Police investigation nabs drug traffickers targeting Integrated Care Hub

A months-long Kingston Police investigation has culminated in arrests and drug trafficking charges laid against two individuals preying on vulnerable citizens at Kingston’s Integrated Care Hub, located at 661 Montreal St. “In October of 2021, members of the Kingston Police Street Crime Unit initiated a covert investigation into fentanyl trafficking

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Opinion: Too Little, Too Late – Reflecting on the City’s commitment to affordable housing on the first anniversary of the Mayor’s Taskforce on Housing Report

The following is a submitted opinion piece. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. Today marks one year since the Mayor’s Taskforce on Housing presented their report on Kingston’s decades-long housing crisis to City Council. In their report, A Foundation for the Public Good,the

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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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