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The Tragically Hip’s Paul Langlois on Saskadelphia, Lake Fever Lager, and playing with Feist

Even though The Tragically Hip is no longer touring or writing new material as a band, 2021 has been a busy year for Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Gord Sinclair, and Paul Langlois. In February, Strippers Union (fronted by Rob Baker and Craig Northey) released their third album, The Undertaking. The

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Quebec couple arrested after drone drop attempts at Collins Bay Institution

A couple from Quebec are facing multiple charges after a number of law enforcement service members came together to track and arrest the pair, who were attempting to drop prohibited items onto the property of Collins Bay Institution by drone. According to Kingston Police, the events surrounding the arrest began

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Man refusing to wear face covering arrested for assault at Kingston train station

An altercation involving a man refusing to wear a face covering in compliance with COVID-19 protocols resulted in that man being arrested after he assaulted an employee at the Kingston train station. At approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jun. 3, 2021, the accused man entered the Via Rail station on

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Local love, local concerns as Tourism Kingston lights up downtown core

Chilly pedestrians walking along the streets of the downtown core over the past months have been warmed by the glow of neon hearts hanging in the windows of local businesses, but the initiative that brought these signs to the community has raised some questions even as it raises spirits. The

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Montreal man drowns at North Beach Provincial Park

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released details of an apparent drowning at North Beach Provincial Park on County Road 27. According to police, the Prince Edward County Detachment of the OPP attended the scene with Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue and Hastings Quinte EMS at approximately 4:15 p.m.

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FOLDA brings online live performances to forefront during pandemic

For the third-year in a row, the Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA), one of North America’s largest online live performance festivals, is back. This year’s festival will be streaming from Kingston, Toronto, New York City, Montreal and Los Angeles from Wednesday, Jun. 10 to Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020.  Adrienne

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Frontenac OPP report two firearms offences

On Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020, the Frontenac County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported charges had been laid in two separate and unrelated firearms offences that occurred within the county and the City of Kingston. The first incident involved what police referred to as a “lengthy investigation,” and

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Frontenac OPP lay impaired driving charges over Easter weekend

Officers with the Frontenac County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate incidents involving impaired drivers over the Easter holiday weekend. The first incident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 11, 2020 when, just before 2:30 a.m., the Frontenac OPP received a traffic complaint from a concerned motorist

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Kingston man one of 12 charged in large OPP drug trafficking investigation

A total of 12 residents from across Ontario and Quebec are facing numerous charges as the result of a complex investigation conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) held a press conference on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 outlining the investigation, Project Daytona, and

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Kingston marks National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, 14 women were killed at École Polytechnique in Montreal by armed student, Marc Lépine. At the engineering school, the women were separated from their male colleagues by the shooter, who also injured 10 others in his “fight against feminism,” a targeted attack that shook the nation.

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Queen’s Men’s Rugby Team earns national bronze, several Gaels teams remain undefeated

It was another jam-packed weekend for the Queen’s Gaels, bringing in a lot of great results — not the least of which was the Men’s Rugby Team bringing home the national bronze. The Men’s Rugby Team took on the hosting Concordia Stingers at the Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship in

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RMC cadet joins team Puerto Rico, earns silver at Taekwondo Canada Open

When first-year Royal Military College (RMC) Cadet Hannah Lee went to the Taekwondo Canada Open in Montreal, she knew she would be competing individually and with a partner. What she didn’t know was that an opening on Team Puerto Rico would land her on the podium in the team competition.

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