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‘The Home Standards Project’ wins Awesome Kingston February grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator. These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same. No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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Letter in response to the futility of Kingston’s Housing Committee

The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. Dear Kingstonist, I’ve been digging into Kingston’s housing situation for a few years. Admittedly, I’ve been more of a digital support member, but I did take part in

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Local volunteers helping front-line healthcare workers find housing options

Kingston’s front-line healthcare workers are facing unprecedented stress during the current COVID-19 pandemic, but finding housing to protect their family as they self-isolate between shifts shouldn’t be an additional stressor. That’s precisely what Kingston Housing for Healthcare Workers is aiming to facilitate. Knowing that local healthcare providers will be working

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City offers online information for landlords and tenants during state of emergency

In a time of uncertainty when many are struggling to find answers to important questions, the City of Kingston has created online information pages for landlords and tenants during the COVID-19 state of emergency. The resource pages are meant to help both landlords and tenants navigate rental situations during a

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Have your say: Yay or Nay – Good Neighbour Policy

Every other week, there is undoubtedly at least one item discussed by Kingston City Council that people feel strongly about. On the weeks when Council isn’t sitting, Council in Action takes on those items, discussing them live on air on YourTV with a panel of local media and political personalities.

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Eric Lee seeks elevation to Kingston’s highest office

A little less than a week before nominations for Kingston’s municipal elections closed, Eric Lee decided to get the necessary nomination signatures and throw his proverbial hat in the ring for the mayor’s seat, ending the possibility of incumbent Bryan Paterson obtaining an acclamation in the 2018 election. While it

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