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More city facilities to reopen as part of Step Three of reopening framework

The City of Kingston has released details on city services, facilities and amenities as part of the move to Step 3, the last step in the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen. “The focus of Step 3 is on adding indoor services and allowing more people to use them (with

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What’s open and closed for Canada Day 2021

We hope that everyone enjoys a safe Canada Day holiday. While not technically a long weekend, many City offices and services will be closed both Thursday and Friday. Love Kingston Marketplace has some events occuring on Canada Day. If you choose to attend, remember to follow public health guidelines, including

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City of Kingston shares local reopening schedule for municipal services

City of Kingston services, facilities and amenities will begin opening up to the public as we move into Step one of the province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The focus of Step one is on resuming outdoor activities with smaller crowds, where the risk of transmission is lower, according to a release

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What’s open and closed for Easter weekend 2021

A second pandemic Easter weekend is here. In KFL&A we are still under the Section 22 Class Order, prohibiting gatherings of over five people, indoors or out, but it doesn’t mean we can’t connect with loved ones over the telephone or online. The City reminds us that visiting in person

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City facilities to reopen as region moves into ‘Green-Prevent’ level

Many City of Kingston facilities and services are planning to reopen this week as Provincewide Shutdown restrictions lift. The City is encouraging residents to continue to connect with services remotely and to minimize face-to-face contact. For questions about services not listed below, residents can call the Contact Centre at 613-546-0000

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Kingston City services impacted by new COVID-19 emergency measures

A number of services through the City of Kingston will be impacted by the stricter COVID-19 measures being put in place after the Ontario government declared a second state of emergency. The provincial government announced emergency orders as part of that declaration, which will come into effect at 12:01 a.m.

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KARC resuming normal operating hours for fall

The Kingston Area Recycling Centre (KARC) will fully reopen on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. While the facility hours will return to normal, some operations have changed to accommodate COVID-19 measures, the City said in a press release on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. “We wanted to let residents know what the

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City announces changes to yard waste drop-off during state of emergency

After hundreds of residents have already attended the yard waste drop-off depot this week, the City of Kingston is implementing new drop-off rules in an attempt to keep citizens and staff safe, and keep the operations of the depot running smoothly. On Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020, the City of Kingston

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Household Hazardous Waste Facility closing for season

If you’ve been meaning to get rid of some of those items in your home that cannot be disposed of in regular garbage collection, now is the time to pack up all those items and dead to the City’s Household Hazardous Waste facility. The Household Hazardous Waste Facility, which operates

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Giveaway Day and KARC open house take place this Saturday

With addressing climate change top of mind for many, diverting items from landfill is an important step in waste reduction. This weekend, the City of Kingston’s Waste Reduction Week will allow Kingstonians two ways to participate and learn about diverting items from landfill, both taking place on Saturday, Oct. 26,

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City leaf and brush collection starting soon

With the first day of fall upon us, the City of Kingston has announced its plans for leaf and brush pick-up throughout the city. “The brush and leaf collections are the most economical way for the City to process yard waste,” The City of Kingston said in a press release

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#ygkChallenge: Maximize Your Recycling Efforts

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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