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Queen’s researchers work to make Resilient Kingston, helping economic and social recovery post COVID-19

A group of researchers from Queen’s University worked with the City of Kingston, discovering resilience in community members and proposing more ways to reach better social and economic recovery post-pandemic. The project is a part of the 2020-21 Ph.D. Community Initiative (PhD-CI), which is facilitated by Queen’s University School of

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Ford declares second provincial emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic

Citing the doubling of COVID-19 cases in the province of the past two weeks, Premier Doug Ford declared a second provincial State of Emergency on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. The move is also in response to the “real and looming threat of the collapse of the province’s hospital system and

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All branches of KFPL to return to curbside pick up

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) announced they will be returning to curbside pick up at all sixteen branches, after the provincial government announcement of a month-long lockdown for most of Ontario. Beginning Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, library patrons will be required to reserve books through the library’s online system and

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Nail salon outbreak has peaked, says Public Health

Kingston’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, says Kingston’s recent outbreak of COVID-19 peaked on Thursday, Jun. 25, 2020 and is coming down the epidemic curve. “This is good news for our community,” he said. “It is not propagating, we caught it in time.” Kingston Frontenac Lennox &

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Hall Monitor: Response Reservations

Kingston City Council held meeting 14-2020 (agenda) on Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2020, hosting its third meeting in its virtual format. While the agenda was light on staff reports, some key issues were discussed, including COVID-19 responses and an update from the KFL&A Public Health. Public Health Update The evening presented

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