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Prison farms in a time of global crisis: Thinking big, starting small

Justice. Sanctuary. Empathy. Rehabilitation. Sustainability. Community. After just a few minutes of conversation with Calvin Neufeld, you can tell he thinks big. He wants to see all these values being lived out in our world. But he also thinks small. That’s why, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, he’s

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Letter: Public consultation needed on multi-year use of KP

The following is a letter to the editor regarding the new multi-year lease of Kingston Penitentiary. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Since 1835, Kingston Penitentiary (KP) has generated economic and regional growth. Even as KP ceased its social control functions

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Here in Kingston at 5 Court Street

My father has been the source of much of my curiosity about local history. He is often the one who can cite our family history, and usually knows something interesting about most of Kingston. One evening when I was a kid waiting patiently as my brother’s baseball game ended at

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