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Witness: New Queen’s residence construction site not COVID-19 safe

A neighbour says he has witnessed construction workers onsite of the new Queen’s University residence on Albert Street not complying with COVID-19 safety protocol. A community member and nearby neighbour to the construction site says he has witnessed workers not wearing masks while performing tasks that require them to be

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Bagg, Giffin happy to be part of Queen’s Football history

The Queen’s University football program has a storied legacy, and this week it paid homage to several former Gaels by announcing their inductions into its Football Hall of Fame. The announcements were made throughout the week over the Queen’s Gaels social media channels. In total, 10 different players and four

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Local rally held in solidarity of Laurentian University

A socially-distanced rally was held on Friday, Apr. 30, 2021 in a move of solidarity to demand public funding for Sudbury’s Laurentian University. The rally took place at the corner of University Avenue and Union Street on Queen’s Campus and was held by PSAC Local 901. “On February 1, Laurentian

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Update on COVID-19 vaccine supply and roll-out for KFL&A

After expecting to get an update on COVID-19 vaccine supply for KFL&A late last week, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, was more than pleased to announce over 30,000 doses are expected through the month of May. “I can say that KFL&A will receive additional

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Queen’s campus tours go virtual with Minecraft

Queen’s University found a virtual way to let prospective students tour its campus ahead of the fall 2021 semester: Minecraft. Minecraft is a popular video game in which users build their own worlds with blocks, similar to virtual ‘lego’. This year, as a way to work around COVID-19 restrictions, members

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Elentra Corp. becomes first-ever Queen’s University owned corporation

Queen’s University has announced the launch of Elentra Corp, an integrated teaching and learning platform that the university said is transforming health sciences education. Elentra was developed by a team of software developers in the Queen’s School of Medicine’s IT department in collaboration with an international consortium of 20 medical

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Queen’s University ranked first in Canada for their Sustainable Development Goals

In the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings of global universities that are advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and beyond their local communities, Queen’s University has placed first in Canada and fifth in the world. The rankings measured over 1,200 post-secondary institutions and focused on the

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Queen’s University to construct new pavilion at Richardson Stadium

The recently-redeveloped Richardson Stadium on Queen’s University Campus is set to see a new upgrade, the University announced on Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021. The announcement was made at an online event attended by the donors and members of the Queen’s community who are making the construction of the pavilion possible.

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Moore: All of April will be dangerous

For anyone who thinks the current stay-at-home order in place across the province is not as serious as the ones that have come before it, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health puts it all into perspective. “This is going to

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Update: Closure extended – City of Kingston temporarily closes Breakwater Park

Update (Monday, Apr. 19, 2021)Breakwater park will remain closed for another week, according to Mayor Bryan Paterson. Initially closed for 10 days on Friday, Apr. 9, 2021, in response to a COVID-19 outbreak in the University District and large gatherings that were taking place in the park. “Breakwater Park will

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COVID-19 cases stretch Kingston ICU beyond capacity

A surge in COVID-19 cases being treated at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is stretching ICU capacity beyond its limits, prompting warnings of a looming crisis if COVID-19 transmission is not brought under control. The warnings are made more urgent as Dr. Kieran Moore, KFL&A Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health,

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Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak in Kingston’s University District

On Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak within Kingston’s University District associated with Queen’s University. The outbreak was declared among young adults aged 18 to 29 years of age, as they currently

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