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Third Day Worship Centre calls ad targeting Toronto residents a ‘mistake’

Over the weekend ending on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Kingston residents took their frustrations online after people discovered a local church was suggesting Toronto residents travel to Kingston for a service despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Third Day Worship Centre didn’t create the post on social media that

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KFL&A Public Health Board hears COVID-19 update

Members of the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health Board received a COVID-19 community update from Queen’s University medical student Jonathan Cook at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Cook explained the provincial trends observed for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that cases

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Four arrests made for drone use, drug smuggling at Collins Bay Institution

The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), have arrested four people in connection with the use of a drone to smuggle contraband into Collins Bay Institution. The lengthy investigation, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch and the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC),

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Frontenac OPP report two firearms offences

On Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020, the Frontenac County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported charges had been laid in two separate and unrelated firearms offences that occurred within the county and the City of Kingston. The first incident involved what police referred to as a “lengthy investigation,” and

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Two arrested, drone seized near Collins Bay Institution

Two individuals from Quebec have been arrested and charged after police intercepted a drone shipment of contraband at Collins Bay Institution, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). At approximately 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020, members of the OPP-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, Kingston Police, and the Correctional

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Kingston man one of 12 charged in large OPP drug trafficking investigation

A total of 12 residents from across Ontario and Quebec are facing numerous charges as the result of a complex investigation conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) held a press conference on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 outlining the investigation, Project Daytona, and

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Kingston Panthers host largest rugby tournament in the city

The Kingston Panthers Rugby Football Club (KPRFC) held its annual Club Day festivities this past weekend, bringing rugby players from across Ontario and Quebec together in the city’s east end. The events took place at Lasalle Secondary School and Grenadier Park fields on Saturday, Jul. 6 and Sunday, Jul. 7,

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