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Kingston residents march in solidarity with Mi’kmaq fishers

A march in solidarity with fishers of the Mi’kmaw nation in Nova Scotia took place on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, starting at McBurney Park at 11:30 a.m. Approximately a dozen people came out in the wind and rain to sing, drum and to walk from the park, down Princess Street

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Local first responders pay tribute to those lost in NS shootings

To pay tribute to fallen Nova Scotia RCMP Constable Heidi Stevenson and all those lost in the mass shooting on April 18 and 19, 2020, local first responders held a moment of silence outside the Kingston RCMP detachment. “Our thoughts are with Nova Scotians as they mourn the devastating tragedy

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Employees report layoffs at Invista plant in Kingston

Invista is announcing layoffs at its Kingston plant as prolonged rail disruptions have prevented delivery of supplies, according to employees there. The exact number and duration of layoffs is unknown at this time. The Kingston plant typically employs between 550 and 600 people. Neither Invista nor the Kingston Independent Nylon

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Tyendinaga Mohawks, Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs lay out ‘path to peace’

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller meeting with the Tyendinaga Mohawk group at the blockade just outside of Shannonville. Photo courtesy of Real Peoples Media. The Tyendinaga Mohawk people and Hereditary Chiefs of Wet’suwet’en held a conference this afternoon and have released a unified statement following their meeting today. The two

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Police warn public after increase of scams spoofing as police agencies

After receiving an influx of calls from the public regarding spam calls in the region, Kingston Police are warning to public to beware of scams involving spoofing police agencies. According to Kingston Police, scammers have recently been taking a new approach that involves spoof calls from police agencies. In short,

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Kingston remembers

For many, it is a time to think of loved ones who served in the Canadian Armed Forces, be that decades ago or currently serving. Remembrance Day holds a lot of different meaning for different people, but for everyone, it is a time to give thanks to those who have

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Chief McNeely addresses community outreach following terrorism-related arrests in Kingston

The following is a message from Antje McNeely, Chief of Kingston Police On behalf of the Kingston Police, I would like to thank our community for its patience and understanding with respect to the investigation by the RCMP Integrated National Security Enforcement Team that culminated in our city on Thursday,

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RCMP: ‘There is no public safety risk’ following terrorism-related arrests and charges

Kingston Police and the RCMP have assured Kingstonians there is no public safety risk as the investigation continues into an alleged terrorist plot that led to two arrests on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The RCMP hosted a press conference at Kingston Police Headquarters beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, following

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Terrorism charges laid as part of ongoing multi-force investigation

A minor has been arrested and charged as part of the “national security investigation” currently occurring in Kingston, according to the RCMP. The minor was arrested by the RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET), and charged with a terrorism-related charges and Criminal Code infraction. According to the RCMP, the

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