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Environmental concerns prompt Council to defer proposal for Kingston Inner Harbour

The most discussed and contentious item on the agenda for Kingston City Council, the federal proposal to “remediate environmental risks to the river environment and human health of Kingston’s Inner Harbour,” has been deferred. Ironically, the deferral was proposed for the exact same reasons the federal government stated were behind

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Kingston commercial vehicle safety blitz results in multiple charges

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, multiple agencies came together in Kingston to carry out a commercial motor vehicle safety blitz. Officers from Kingston Police, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), and the Ministry of the Environment all participated in the blitz, which took place

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Driver charged with careless driving following collision on Highway 401

A collision on Monday, Apr. 13, 2020 that closed down one lane of Highway 401 for a several hours has resulted in charges for the lone transport driver involved in the incident. Just before 3 p.m. that date, the tractor trailer in question was travelling westbound on Highway 401 just

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‘Dust in the wind’: Lafarge Cement Plant contamination concerns Bath residents

Recently, the Canada Lafarge Cement Plant located three kilometres west of the Villiage of Bath, experienced a filter malfunction, expelling toxic cement dust referred to as ‘clinker’ into the atmosphere. The plant manager Ignacio Arroyo’s communication to Loyalist residents regarding the incident indicates that the toxic airborne contamination was localized

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OPP still investigating cause of 401 tractor trailer collision and fuel spill

Officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are still investigating the cause of a tractor trailer driving off of Highway 401 into a guard rail, which resulted in a fuel spill, and the closure of the busy highway for several hours. The OPP attended the scene

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