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What’s open and closed for Civic Holiday 2021

Ah, the Civic Holiday long weekend It doesn’t really mean anything except an extra day off, and who doesn’t enjoy a three-day weekend in the depths of summer in the Limestone City? With the KFL&A region faring exceptionally well on the COVID-19 front, and things opening back up, there’s no

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KFL&A Board of Health Meets for last planned meeting before Fall 2021

The Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Board of Health’s June meeting was hosted by virtual conference on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021. Doctor Lindsay Bowthorpe, Resident Physician in the Queen’s University Public Health and Preventative Medicine Program, gave an update on the state of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kingston,

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KFL&A becoming ‘safer and safer every day’: Dr.Moore

Active community participation in vaccination programs, COVID testing, and best practices have contributed to another week of positive outcomes in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, & Addington Public Health Unit area. “I want to thank the community that’s come forward and gotten tested and all those that have stepped forward and

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Dr. Kieran Moore offers positive update on COVID-19 status in KFL&A

After a boom in cases as Kingston and the area experienced its third wave of COVID-19, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health had a positive outlook during a media call on Friday, May 21, 2021. “We’ve had only three new

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Notice of LaSalle Causeway closure over long weekend

Those who frequently use the LaSalle Causeway will need to make alternative plans for the Thanksgiving weekend, as the bridge will be closed to vehicles. From 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, the LaSalle Causeway will be closed to vehicular traffic to

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Prince Edward County struggles with tourist traffic amidst the pandemic

The tourism office for Prince Edward County is asking people to avoid visiting “on a whim” over the Civic holiday long weekend. “Provincial and municipal beaches are crowded and they’re closing within hours of opening,” said a July 29 statement on the tourism office’s official Facebook page, Visit the County.

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A message from Dr. Kieran Moore regarding Victoria Day long weekend

The following is a message from Dr. Keiran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, regarding the 2020 Victoria Day long weekend and the current COVID-19 pandemic. “This May holiday weekend it is important to remain vigilant and continue to practise social and

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What’s open and closed for Easter weekend 2020

This holiday long weekend will certainly look different from the Easter weekends that came before it, as residents in Kingston and across the country are urged to continue to stay at home and maintain physical distancing. This means only leaving home for essential trips, and not gathering with those we

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Labour Day 2019

Happy Labour Day weekend, everyone! Observed in Canada since the 1880s, Labour Day was officially declared a national holiday by Prime Minister John Thompson in 1894. Celebrated by unionized and non-unionized workers alike, the day often includes parades, picnics, and family outings to mark the last weekend before the beginning

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OPP report four deaths, 8,377 traffic citations issued over long weekend

Four deaths occurred and 8,377 traffic citations were issued over the Civic Holiday Long Weekend, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Throughout the ‘Move Over’ campaign running from Friday, Aug. 2 to Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, the OPP laid 355 charges against drivers who were in a position to

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L&A OPP: Over 120 charges laid over Canada Day long weekend

It was a busy holiday weekend for everyone, but certainly for those members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) who were running traffic campaign targeting aggressive driving. Over the Canada Day long weekend from Saturday, Jun. 29 to Monday, Jul. 1, 2019, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County

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OPP target aggressive drivers over long weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be watching out for aggressive drivers as Ontario highways and roads see high traffic volumes over the Canada Day long weekend.  During last year’s Canada Day Long Weekend, the OPP responded to 64 speed-related collisions, three of which resulted in the loss of life.

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