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Selby, ON and Selby, UK – Not so far apart

Greater Napanee Council received a rather unique deputation on Tuesday, from over 5,300 kilometres away, with a request to bring the faraway places a little closer. Tim FitzHigham joined Council’s virtual meeting from the UK, along with Canadian-born John Hastings, to speak to council regarding an idea to bring Selby,

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Local students engage in French pen pal exchange with sister city

The following is an article written by Éric Galarneau, the Cultural Activities Officer for École secondaire publique Mille-Îles here in Kingston. Last January, Grades 7 and 8 students from the École secondaire publique Mille-Îles received two packages from Arizona. In the first box were tourist guides from the city of

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Sister City student art exchange comes to Kingston

The City of Kingston is set to welcome a delegation from one of its sister cities, Scottsdale, AZ, this month. The cities recently kicked off their 25th anniversary of partnership with a special exhibit, the Sister City Teen Art Show, which saw artwork produced by Kingston students from the Limestone

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Kingston-Scottsdale’s friendship grows thanks to student artists

  It was exactly 25 years ago this spring that Kingston embarked on a new partnership and, by doing so, extended the hand of cross-border friendship in style. It was 1994, and the Kingston City Council of the day voted to become Sister Cities – a program first championed by

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