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Council votes to regulate ride share companies

Kingston City Council met on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021, for a shorter-than-average yet eventful regularly scheduled Council meeting (agenda available here). The first delegation of the night saw James Allan, Chairman of the Kingston Area Taxi Licensing Commission, speaking to Council about the intent and need for the proposed ‘Taxi

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Letter: Why I left Kingston’s Housing and Homelessness Committee

The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. I left the City’s Housing and Homelessness Committee recently completely disheartened by the experience, and I’d like to share that experience with fellow Kingstonians. It may be time

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Municipal marinas will not open until late May

Although the province has given municipal marinas the green light to open on Saturday, May 16, 2020, Kingston recreational officials say that Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin Marina will not be ready to open until late May.  “Under usual circumstances marina preparations are typically a six week process,” said

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Kingston Police respond to 24 calls regarding COVID-19 protocol violations

On the weekend from Friday, Apr. 3 to Sunday, Apr. 5, 2020, Kingston Police responded to 24 calls regarding alleged breaches of the Emergency Management Civil Protection Act in place during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Of those calls, the majority were complaints reporting social gatherings, according to police. Officers

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