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Grade 6 class revisits ‘The Secret Path’ during significant memorial week

When grade six teacher Sarah Howard decided to show the animated film ‘The Secret Path’ to her students on Orange Shirt Day, she didn’t expect to embark with them on a month-long project. The 60-minute video combines the music of late Canadian music legend Gord Downie with the illustrations of

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City installs cameras at Sir John A. Macdonald statue

It’s been doused in red paint, egged countless times, the target of tomatoes, and threatened to be toppled, but now something else is taking aim at the statue of Sir John A. in City Park. As of Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, the City of Kingston has installed CCTV cameras aimed

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Mayor responds to petition to remove Macdonald statue

Mayor Bryan Paterson says he is aware of an online petition launched this Thursday, Jun. 10, 2020, calling for the removal of a statue of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald from Kingston’s City Park. “My view is that I have seen the petition, but I am also

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Indigenous community takes issue with Kingston Pride

  Kingston Pride kicks off this weekend, and while many are eagerly excited for the opportunity to celebrate inclusion, some members of the community have expressed that they don’t feel welcome. Pride events such as the Pride is the Future: Drag Show and Dance and the Big Gay Brunch will

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