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Plane crash doesn’t keep Lang from Brier Cup

The last two weeks for Northern Ontario’s Rick Lang have been somewhat of an emotional roller coaster.  Last week, while coaching Krista McCarville’s rink at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Lang’s daughter Sarah Potts gave birth to twin boys.  While Lang was busy coaching the Thunder Bay

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Theatre Review – Peggy’s Song

Jim Garrard’s Peggy’s Song premieres at the Baby Grand on Thursday, Jan. 23 and runs until Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. I had the privilege to sit in on a dress rehearsal of the play, and I was astounded by the level of emotion brought to the stage by actors Lisa

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Update: Queen’s student among casualties of Ukrainian plane crash in Iran

A Queen’s University student was one of the 176 people who died as a result of the Ukrainian plane crash in Iran on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane announced today a student attending the university died in the crash, which took place minutes after

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Kingston’s top news stories of 2019

As we say hello to 2020 and set our sights on all the great things the year ahead has in store, we also reflect on the year gone by, which brought with it both wonderful and tragic stories. The following are Kingston’s most significant and most viewed stories as covered

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Seven dead after fatal plane crash in west end

Kingston Police have confirmed that seven people have died as the result of the plane crash in Kingston’s west end. The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at a field between Highway 401 and Creekford Road. The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada took over

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Multiple fatalities in small plane crash in Kingston

UPDATE (Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at 12:15 p.m.): Seven people have died has a result of the plane crash, including two children, according to an undisclosed source on the scene. The investigation remains ongoing. Kingstonist will continue to update this article as more information becomes available. An investigation continues into

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