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More details on Ontario’s Provincewide Shutdown

On Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a provincewide lockdown to get COVID-19 transmission under control. This article contains comprehensive sector-specific details from the province, but has been abbreviated. Full details can be found here. Lockdown length The lockdown starts on Saturday, Dec. 26 2020. In 27

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COVID-19 Assessment Centre opens on Queen’s University Campus

A new satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre at Queen’s University is opening this week as part of the University’s ongoing efforts to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak in Kingston. The Assessment Centre is located adjacent to Student Wellness Services in Mitchell Hall. Operated by Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the facility has

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Medical officer of health ‘not happy’ with number of young people gathering in Kingston

Dr. Keiran Moore is asking young adults to stay vigilant and consider their behaviour in order to protect themselves and the community during this pandemic. As Ontario eases restrictions and reopens the province, the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, especially amongst adults in the 20 to 29 year

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Kingston Transit terminates bus pass agreement with Queen’s, SLC

Editorial note: The original headline of this article stated that Kingston Tranist is terminating it’s contracts with Queen’s and SLC for “free bus passes.” In fact, those bus passes are covered by a student fee of $93 annually, so therefore not free. We have updated this article to reflect that.

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