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Cataraqui Conservation to re-open some conservation areas this weekend

After much discussion at their latest Board meeting, the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority will reopen some conservation areas beginning on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020. Cataraqui Conservation announced the closure of all its conservation areas on Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2020, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and observed activity that violated

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All local Conservation Areas to close due to COVID-19 state of emergency

Update (Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020): After a number of readers reached out to us, we have confirmed with the City of Kingston and Frontenac County that both the K&P Trail and the Waterfront Trail are not closed to the public at this time. Additionally, the City of Kingston is reminding

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A ‘walk towards reconciliation’ at the Little Cataraqui Conservation Area

“The reality is that, if you are in your 20s today, you could have been a residential school survivor.” They are words that carry a lot of weight, and for good reason, Katie Koopman explained. “It is staggering, and it’s true,” said Koopman, who runs Good Ally Project (GAP), a

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Guide to free family activities this summer

We’re now a few weeks into the summer of 2019, but it can feel like months to the moms, dads, and other caregivers who are home with their kids this summer looking to find ways to keep their kids entertained. While a week or two of summer camp and a

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Family-friendly winter activities in Kingston

Christmas has almost come and gone, and the new year brings long, cold nights and dreary, cold days.  Winter isn’t my favourite season – but there are still a lot of ways to have fun here in Kingston. The beauty of winter can’t be denied.  Pristine, fresh-fallen snow, frozen expanses

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Top Five Things to See and Do in March 2018

With Kingston gearing up for an entire week of above zero temperatures, it’s time to look forward to coming out of hibernation. Spring is in sight, and with gardens and even final exams on the minds of many, we’ve scoured the local event scene for the best events in Kingston

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Best Trail in Kingston for a Winter Walk

Regardless of how much you might want to ignore the weather outside, Winter is here! And in spite of your aversion to snow, ice and temperature-related torment, it’s true that a lot of people actually enjoy this season. That’s right, there are those among us in Kingston who savour the

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Guide to Holiday Entertainment in Kingston 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Kingston! Today’s guide offers up a wide range of events from musical and theatrical performances to holiday markets, crafting opportunities and snowy outdoor exploration. Have a look and you’ll see

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Top Five Things to See and Do in March 2017

We survived winter, March is finally here, and if you believe the trusty groundhogs, that means we’re in store for a smooth transition from gross snow to budding flowers and song birds.  With March Break and St. Patrick’s Day also on the horizon, March is a busy month where we’re

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Top Five Things to See and Do in January 2017

Happy New Year!  With your holiday hangover in mind, this month we’ve set out to curate a well-balanced collection of easy going and entertaining activities to help you recover from the silly season. Let’s face it, we survived family, friends, festivities, the roads, shopping and are overdue for some well-deserved

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Top Five Things to See and Do in March 2016

March is here! Apparently it’s going to make a heck of an entrance this afternoon, but it’s here and there are some great events happening in ygk to keep us warm as we await the glorious arrival of spring. We pored over our community events calendar looking for what we

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