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Local man seeks to change the name of Indian Road in Kingston

When Daniel Shipp saw that a street sign in his Strathcona Park neighbourhood had been stolen overnight, he guessed the act of vandalism might have more meaning than met the eye. The sign on Indian Road has been a concern for Shipp and some of his community members for years,

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What’s open and closed in Kingston on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

While an official federal statutory holiday, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, being observed for the first time on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, is not a typical ‘holiday.’ Instead of a holiday meant to celebrate something, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a date meant for reflection, and to

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Local girl shares talent to raise awareness for Orange Shirt Day

A Napanee student has designed her own orange shirt to help her school purchase educational resources about the residential school system. Cali Baldwin has designed a T-shirt to raise awareness of residential schools and the Indigenous children that lost their lives while attending them.   Cali, who is part Kanyen’kehà:ka (known

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Event offers opportunity for first steps on path of Indigenous reconciliation

This upcoming Sunday morning, September 26, 2021, Kingston and surrounding area residents will have an opportunity to learn more about core aspects of Indigenous roles in Canadian history, and the sobering impacts that colonial injustices continue to have on Indigenous lives today. Katie Koopman, founder of GAP (Good Ally Project),

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