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City of Kingston announces shortlist of names for Third Crossing

“To be able to use a Mohawk or an Ojibwe name for the most important, largest infrastructure project in our city’s history is a great tangible action that is fostering understanding and learning of each other’s cultures.” – Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson. The City of Kingston has announced six potential

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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Vic Sahai, NDP

Vic Sahai (NDP) studied at Queen’s University in the 1980s and returned to Kingston with his wife and children in 2007 to work in public health as a Queen’s professor and research director at Hotel Dieu. He has 30 years of senior management experience, focusing on strategic planning, policy development,

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City to provide space for Kingston Indigenous Languages Nest

The City of Kingston is partnering with the Kingston Indigenous Languages Nest (KILN) to support community members rebuilding their connections to culture and learning to speak Indigenous languages, including Kanyen’kéha (Mohawk), Anishinaabemowin (Ojibway) and Nêhiyawak (Cree). “Learning our languages, through song, conversation, and land-based traditions, is an essential part of language revitalization and reclaiming our cultures,” said KILN’s Liv Rondeau.  

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Legacy Working Group to recommend removal, storage of Kingston’s Sir John A. Macdonald statue

The Sir John A. History and Legacy Working Group held a meeting Monday, Jun. 14, 2021 in preparation for the Special Council Meeting to be held by the City of Kingston on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 to debate the fate of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in City Park.

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Parents, community members invited to 2019 Safe Spaces Symposium

Vaping, rage, gender identity, race, and reconciliation – these are all topics very current topics, and ones that can be difficult to navigate and discuss. For the Limestone District School Board’s (LDSB) Parent Involvement Committee, that is precisely why those topics were among those chosen to be discussed at their

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City to lead further conversation on Sir John A. Macdonald’s impact

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, Jennifer Campbell, manager of cultural heritage, for the City of Kingston, and Guy Freedman, president and senior partner of First Peoples Group, shared how they plan to continue the conversation about Sir John A Macdonald’s connections to Kingston, and his impact and legacy across Canada.

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Event hopes to help people ‘understand the beauty and diversity of Indigenous culture in Canada’

Given its rich history, and the fact that the land this city was built on originally belonged to the Anishnabee and Haudenosaunee, Kingston should be a great place to learn more about Canadian Indigenous culture. And True North Aid is helping facilitate that. True North Aid, an organization dedicated to

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New library Indigenous Advisory Council seeking members

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KPFL) is creating an exciting new council. The Indigenous Advisory Council will guide the library in creating programs, resources and collections representative of local Indigenous culture. “This is the first council of its kind at KFPL. The Council will provide input on the library’s collection

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