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Canadian Colours Kingston Foundation donates blankets to those in need

The current pandemic has highlighted a lot of need within our community, prompting Canadian Colours Kingston Foundation to act. An organization which aims to encourage and promote the diversity that makes Kingston such a great place to live, Canadian Colours Kingston Foundation (CCKF) has created a new, annual event in

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Letter: Give 30 Campaign thanks Kingston for overwhelming support

To the Members of the Kingston community, Monday, August 31, marked the final day of the Give 30 2020 Campaign. This year, the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic causing us to go into lockdown resulted in an early launch to ease the unexpected and increased needs brought to our local

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Opinion: Kingston’s ban on election signs a partisan tactic

Editorial note: The following is a press release issued by Ruslan Yakoviychuk, Conservative candidate for Kingston and the Islands in the upcoming federal election. As an opinion piece, we have published it unchanged. Please see our commentary below the article for corrections on factual errors. The recent decision by Kingston

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Community Builder Award winner donates to local Seniors Association

After receiving the Community Builder Award through the Community Foundation for Kingston and Area, a local business owner has continued his charitable efforts with a donation to the local Seniors Association. On Friday, Jul. 12, 2019, businessman Jimmy Hassan was joined by Tina Bailey, executive director of the Community Foundation

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LCVI Special Olympics athletes treated to celebratory lunch

  When it comes to celebrating diversity in the community, local business owner Jimmy Hassan is no stranger to drawing attention to how important all Kingstonians are to making this city thrive. Having emigrated from Pakistan in 2003, Hassan has since not only set up a popular Pizza Pizza location

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Kingston businessman Jimmy Hassan wins Community Builder Award

  Local businessman and community member Jimmy Hassan was awarded the second annual Community Builder Award on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The award, presented by the Community Foundation of Kingston and Area, recognizes Hassan’s efforts to promote and celebrate diversity in our community, and his work to inspire civic engagement

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Students walk out in protest of cuts and changes to education

Hundreds of students could be seen throughout the city and county today as they walked out of school and voiced their concerns about the changes and cuts to education at the provincial level. Approximately 650 secondary school students walked out of school and either walked, drove, or took public transit

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Who’s who around the horseshoe

Kingstonians have spoken, and our new city council has been formed – despite some technical issues and an overall low voter turnout. The 34,529 people that did cast ballots voted overwhelmingly to have Bryan Paterson donning the mayoral collar once again. Paterson took just over 69 per cent of the

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