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Kingston economic and tourism sectors expecting tourists this summer

As Stage 2 of re-opening Ontario grants many of Kingston’s businesses and restaurants to open before some other regions of the province, tourism is expected to pick up momentum again, according to those in Kingston’s economic, accommodation and tourism sectors. Tourism is one of Kingston’s main drivers for the economy,

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Hall Monitor: Economic Enforcement

Kingston City Council sat for another virtual meeting, holding meeting 13-2020 (agenda) on Tuesday, Apr. 8, 2020. Council kept a fairly light agenda, but still worked through topics around emergency orders enforcement, the Kingston Economic Development Corporation’s strategic plan, and a funding transfer in tourism. Key Topics Council’s first major

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How easy is it to find an Airbnb address?

With the upcoming by-law to license short-term stays, there’s been a lot of chatter about the topic online. Recently, the city even released a statement addressing some of the speculation about address-finding and explaining some of the rational behind the choice of a contract with a data-finding company. With both

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City addresses speculation about short-term rental data

The City of Kingston, which is currently in the process of creating a by-law to license and regulate short-term rentals, is responding to speculation and questions circulating about some of the data collection being proposed. The potential by-law is being addressed on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at the Administrative Policies

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YGK Music playlists go live

The inaugural YGK Music playlists are now live, allowing Kingstonians to listen to local artists in a variety of ways. The local pilot project was launched in March of 2019 by the City of Kingston and Kingston Accommodation Partners (KAP), who accepted submissions from local musicians over a five-week period.

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City launches ‘YGK Music’ to highlight local music scene in Kingston

  It’s no secret that Kingston is a hotbed for great music – heck, we even have a prominent downtown street name that points it out – which is why the City of Kingston is launching ‘YGK Music.’ Created through a partnership between the City of Kingston and Kingston Accommodation

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