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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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COVID-19 causing ‘very different kind of downturn’ in Ontario

The City’s Director of the Office of Strategy, Innovation and Partnerships, Craig Desjardins, says the COVID-19 pandemic has presented the Ontario economy with “a very different kind of downturn.” “In the past, governments usually went to infrastructure as a solution to restart the economy,” he said, as manufacturing and construction

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Sexual Assault Centre grapples with funding cuts, increase of reported sexual violence

According to Statistics Canada, Kingston has the highest rate of police-reported sexual violence in Ontario. The report stated that Kingston saw more than a 25 per cent increase in police-reported sexual violence in the year 2018. To Sexual Assault Centre (SAC) Kingston, the report was a confirmation of a reality

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Kingston residents may receive phone calls from Statistics Canada

The City of Kingston wants to make residents aware that they may receive a phone call from Statistics Canada from now until Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Statistics Canada is conducting a survey to “measure the effectiveness of anti-discrimination programs aimed at making Kingston more inclusive and welcoming,” according to a

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