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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Labour Day 2019

Happy Labour Day weekend, everyone! Observed in Canada since the 1880s, Labour Day was officially declared a national holiday by Prime Minister John Thompson in 1894. Celebrated by unionized and non-unionized workers alike, the day often includes parades, picnics, and family outings to mark the last weekend before the beginning

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What’s open and closed for Canada Day long weekend

Happy Canada Day weekend, everyone! It’s been 152 years since the British North America Act (Constitution Act) came into effect, uniting of the colonies of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, a crucial milestone in the formation of modern day Canada. And it’s also a time when those here in

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Easter weekend

  The April long weekend is one where it truly starts to feel like spring, and a time when many gather with family and friends for Easter and Passover festivities. That means you have to get your shopping and business done ahead of time, so to help you out, we’ve

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Why the term ‘shop local’ matters

Written by Judy Christian Everyone has heard different groups and cities touting the ‘Shop Local’ message, but why does it actually matter? When you shop in downtown Kingston, you aren’t just supporting a business, you are supporting a family, a young employee, or a kid’s parent. You are keeping Kingston

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