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KHSC transferring patients out to make space for COVID-19 patients

In front of Kingston General Hospital and on the shore of Lake Ontario, a flurry of activity continues to take place as patients from COVID-19 hotspots in eastern Ontario are transferred to Kingston for treatment. There, ambulances from Ornge, Toronto, Durham, Lakeridge and York Region – including the above multi-patient

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Woman found to be impaired after crashing vehicle with children on board

A local woman has been arrested and charged after she crashed her vehicle into a ditch in the east end of the city. At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020, Kingston Police were called to a single vehicle collision on Highway 2 east of middle road. There, a

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Local artists, musicians, first responders come together to create music video with a message

“It’s very difficult for first responders to ask for help. We’re so used to being the ones who people go to.” This is how Maria Constandinou describes the meaning and reason behind her song, 10-4, which was just recently released as a music video and features a number of local

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Chief Charbonneau announces retirement from Frontenac Paramedic Services

After fifteen years in Frontenac County and a 44-year career, Paul Charbonneau, Chief Paramedic of Frontenac Paramedic Services (FPS) is retiring. Charbonneau announced his retirement before Frontenac County Council at their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Details of the retirement are still being finalized, according to a press release

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Impaired driver taken to hospital and charged after collision

As a result of his impaired driving, 22-year-old local man was accompanied by police as he was transported to hospital after a collision on Bath Road. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the accused man was driving eastbound on Bath Road near Portsmouth Avenue, when he drove

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Paramedic Ride 2018 comes to Kingston

In cities and towns all across the world, paramedics help save lives, every day of the year. Here in Canada, once annually, the Paramedic Ride takes place, not only strengthening the paramedic community, but also shedding light and paying respect to those paramedics who have lost their lives in the

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Frontenac paramedic subject of abuse prompting statement from County

The County of Frontenac have issued an official statement after one of their paramedics was on the receiving end of a violent outburst on Wolfe Island. “Violence against paramedics will not be tolerated,” the statement reads. “Verbal and physical abuse against paramedics is unacceptable. Frontenac Paramedic Services has zero tolerance

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