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Matheson takes aim at University District Safety Initiative

It’s no secret that Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson thinks that Queen’s University students – and all post-secondary students in Kingston – should be considered part of the City’s demographics. During his last tenure on City Council, Matheson brought forward a motion in 2010 to include the student populations in the

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Six questions with mayoral candidate Rob Matheson

The day before the nominations closed for Kingston 2018 municipal election, Rob Matheson filed his papers declaring his candidacy for mayor. A former city councillor (Loyalist-Cataraqui District, 2006 to 2010), a former mayoral candidate, and a former provincial NDP candidate, Matheson is no stranger to the political world. We caught

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Municipal Election Campaign Expenses

Thanks to the Municipal Election Act, all candidates are required to submit financial statements, which are then shared online for all to see.  If you take a look at overall campaign expenses from our most recent Municipal Election, particularly under the total contributions and expenses headings, a staggering trend seems

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Six Questions for Rob Matheson

A month or so ago I had a grand vision of producing an election special that consisted of an interview with all six of the Mayoral candidates. I put the offer out there, on a several occasions, but only one candidate, Rob Matheson, jumped at the opportunity. It was actually

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