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‘Low risk’ for novel coronavirus in community, public health officials say

Although there are two cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus in Canada – one confirmed and one presumptive – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is advising local residents that the risk of the virus in our community is still low. The new (or ‘novel’) virus was identified

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Queen’s hosts School Day as Gaels take on Volleyball Canada National Excellence Program

Yesterday afternoon, Queen’s ARC was packed to capacity as 1,904 fans gathered for School Day to see the Gaels face off against the Volleyball Canada National Excellence Program. The No. 9 nationally ranked Gaels OUA season is complete, but Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 offered a unique experience, bringing students from

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KFL&A Public Health launches Breastfeeding in Public campaign

In an attempt to normalize and promote social acceptance of breast feeding “anytime, anywhere,” Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health and its community partners are launching a new campaign. The ‘Breastfeeding in Public’ campaign will feature life-sized cut out images of local moms breast feeding, which will be

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Queen’s, Kingston to host 2020 Canada Basketball Nationals

In just under a year, Kingston and Queen’s University will play host to approximately 20 of the most impressive young male basketball teams competing for national titles. Canada Basketball and Ontario Basketball (OBA) announced on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 that Queen’s University and the City of Kingston will host the

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Remembering former Queen’s Principal Karen Hitchcock (1942—2019)

The 18th principal and vice-chancellor of Queen’s University, Karen Hitchcock, passed away at 76 on Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2019. Before serving as principal of Queen’s from July 2004 to April 2008, Hitchcock was president of SUNY‘s University at Albany from 1996 until 2003. She was also known for her work

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Gaels ready for big weekend in men’s hockey and volleyball

It’s a big weekend ahead for the Queen’s Gaels and their fans, and both the Men’s Hockey and Men’s Volleyball teams host cup championships on Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019. The Gaels Men’s Hockey team will host the Queen’s Cup for the first time in 30 years on Saturday, bringing the

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Police investigating incidents on Earl Street involving men exposing themselves

Kingston Police and Queen’s Campus Security and Emergency Service are working together to investigate two separate indecent acts that both occurred on Earl Street in the University District. The incidents occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, with the first occurring at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Earl Street just west of

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