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Public Health: Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed on Monday, Apr. 26, 2021 that a COVID-19 positive case travelled on multiple Kingston Transit bus routes. According to Public Health, the case travelled on the following routes, dates and times: Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021: Route 7 –

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Joint SLC and Laurentian programs will continue

Amid the uncertainty surrounding Laurentian University in Sudbury, ON, representatives from St. Lawrence College say that the partnerships it has with the financially unstable university should move forward, at least for students already enrolled. The college has two partnerships with Laurentian University, A Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing, and a

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SLC grads found bursary for returning Civil Engineering students

Two recent graduates of the Civil Engineering Technology program at St. Lawrence College have launched a bursary to support upper year Civil Engineering students. Braedan Rogers and David Logan, 2020 graduates of the program, wanted to give something back to future students in the Civil Engineering Technology program. Last year

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$3 million to establish an ‘ecosystem’ for healthcare business in Kingston

The federal government has announced new funding for a group of organizations in the health and sciences sector of Kingston. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (FedDev Ontario), announced a FedDev Ontario investment of $3 million. The funding

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Student living in SLC residence tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that a student living at its Kingston residence has tested positive for COVID-19. The college posted an update to their COVID-19 information page on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.  The student is reportedly self-isolating. “Following established protocols, SLC continues to work closely with Kingston Frontenac

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St. Lawrence College confirms second case of COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) confirmed Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 that a second student in a program at the Kingston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the college, this case is believed to be unrelated to a previous one reported last week. The new case is currently under investigation

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St. Lawrence College student tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that a student in a program running on the Kingston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. “In order to respect the privacy and maintain confidentiality of the student’s medical information, SLC can only confirm they were last on the Kingston campus the week of

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Lionhearts meal service, nightly drop-in program moving into Stages Night Club

City Council has voted unanimously to award $39,000 to local Christian charity Lionhearts Inc. The funds will help them move their community meal program into Stages Night Club for the next six months. “From the start of the pandemic, Lionhearts Inc. has been providing free meal packages every day to

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Kingston Transit offers opt-in semester passes for post-secondary students

Post-secondary students have the option to purchase a Kingston Transit student pass for the fall semester, after the universal ridership agreement was cancelled earlier this summer. Kingston Transit has collaborated with The Alma Mater Society of Queen’s University and The Student Association of St. Lawrence College to provide an option

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Frontline workers look to City for funding amid high sexual violence case numbers

It’s been three years since Kingston Judge, Justice Allan Letourneau, delayed Chance MacDonald’s sentence so that he could finish his internship at DeLoitte. MacDonald, a former Queen’s University student, sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl at an initiation party for his hockey team. After his sentence was through, completing 88 days

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City receives $633,000 to support diversified work places

The City of Kingston has received $633,000 from the Future Skills Centre, a research consortium funded by the Government of Canada, to expand the scope of the Workplace Inclusion Charter project first launched last August. Local businesses that commit to the Charter are provided with assessment tools and guidance to

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Street Ballerina Performance Art Project says thank you to frontline workers

Mark Aiden Bergin is the creative force behind the Street Ballerina Performance Art Project. He is a local dance, theatre and street photographer, as well as a teacher and Program Coordinator of the Music and Digital Media program at St. Lawrence College. Spending a lot of his time in New

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