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New OHC report reveals worsening situation in Long Term Care

The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) released a sobering report on Wednesday, Jul. 22 revealing systemic staffing shortages in Long Term Care (LTC) homes. The survey took place during the week of Jul. 10 to 17, 2020 in every region in Ontario. Ninety-five percent of respondents indicated their LTC homes were

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Non-profit music venue launches fundraiser CD

The Embassy Live Music Cafe is a unique and cherished music venue in downtown Kingston, and this Saturday, they’re launching a compilation CD as a fundraiser for the non-profit venue. “The idea actually came from (Westport-based musician) Shawn McCullough,” said Travis Blackmore, founder and chair of Lionhearts Inc., the food

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Kingston legal clinic warns that cuts to Legal Aid funding could impact local community services

  A Kingston legal clinic is voicing concern in response to the provincial budget released on Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019. Kingston Community Legal Clinic, a non-profit community legal clinic which serves low-income residents in Kingston, South Frontenac Township, and Frontenac Islands Township, said the provincial budget’s call for significant cuts

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Awesome Profile: Loving Hands Kingston

Editor’s note: For the past five years, the Awesome Foundation Kingston has worked behind the scenes with some of the city’s most innovative and exciting individuals and organizations to advance their ‘awesome’ projects. For 10 months of the year, Awesome Kingston allows those locally with projects that could benefit from

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