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Indigenous Veterans Day encourages remembrance of unique sacrifices

Whether it is due to the closeness to Remembrance Day or a simple lack of knowledge or understanding about the day, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, is Indigenous Veterans Day in Canada, but there are no official events taking place in Kingston or any of the surrounding areas. A statement front

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Local man seeks to change the name of Indian Road in Kingston

When Daniel Shipp saw that a street sign in his Strathcona Park neighbourhood had been stolen overnight, he guessed the act of vandalism might have more meaning than met the eye. The sign on Indian Road has been a concern for Shipp and some of his community members for years,

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Update: Indigenous leaders at University respond after Indigenous scholars call on Queen’s to ‘retract’ statement supporting staff

UPDATE (Thursday, Jun. 17, 2021): Following the series of events outlined below, which began with an anonymous document alleging that six faculty at Queen’s University have wrongly been identified as Indigenous, Queen’s University has released a joint statement from its Provost and its Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation). The

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Opinion: Tell the whole story about Sir John

The following is a submitted Op-Ed article. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. What to do with Sir John A’s towering presence in City Park? Is it right to look up to him? That’s the question Kingston City Council will tackle head on

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