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Kingston Transit looking for input on accessibility of services

Kingston Transit is seeking feedback from riders and residents about the accessibility of transit services. Feedback will be gathered at an in-person pop-up chat at the Cataraqui Centre transfer point, and through the Get Involved Kingston website. Providing accessible services and removing barriers for persons with disabilities is a priority

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City seeks input on food waste diversion in apartments, condos

The City of Kingston is seeking input from residents of apartment and condo buildings, as well building owners and managers, according to a release from the City, dated Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The City says they are considering the option of making the Green Bin program – or the separation

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LDSB to hold first See Yourself in Limestone Student Census

Students across the province will be asked to participate in a census to identify and eliminate discrimination and bias from schools and classrooms. The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) will have the See Yourself in Limestone Student Census available the week of November 23, 2020. LSDB says the data collected

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City requests public input for review of Kingston’s Animal Control Bylaw

Attention all pet owners! The City of Kingston is currently seeking input on a number of proposed new provisions of the Animal Control Bylaw. The purpose of the Animal Control Bylaw is to ensure the safety of people and animals. The City is required to regularly review the Animal Control

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City of Kingston launches polls as part of open budget engagement

As a means to build a better understanding of which budget topics are of most interest to residents, the City of Kingston is launching weekly polls for residents to participate in. “As a member of the community, it’s important that you feel informed about the City’s budget, and that you

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Kingston researchers aim to document anti-Asian racism during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Canadian society over the past five months. Now, a research project from KEYS Job Centre aims to understand its connection to perceived anti-Asian racism in Kingston. “This particular virus and the way it has been politicized by some — down south, but also here by

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Community group finds seatbelt compliance rate down in Kingston

On perhaps one of the most gridlocked days of traffic in recent Kingston history, one local community organization was out on the streets taking their annual count of those not wearing seatbelts in moving vehicles. For the past eight years, Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community (KPSC) has conducted an

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City seeks input on early years and child care programs in Kingston and Frontenac County

  The city is conducting a review of early years and child care programs and services operating in Kingston and Frontenac County. Parents and caregivers are invited to give their input by completing a 15-minute survey at GetInvolved.CityofKingston.ca by May 30, 2019. The feedback will provide direction for early years

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Kingston Fire and Rescue warns of phone scam regarding smoke and CO alarms

The City of Kingston and Kingston Fire and Rescue are warning residents of an apparent scam targeting local homeowners. The scam involves a caller who wants to set up home visits to survey smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, according to a press release from Kingston Fire and Rescue. The caller

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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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Local bike shop collecting data on bike theft issues in Kingston

If you’re an avid cyclist living in Kingston, chances are you’ve had your bike or bike parts stolen, particularly if you live or work downtown. In fact, bike theft is so common now, Graeme Healey, owner of Frontenac Cycle Sport, no longer even stocks cable or chain bike locks in

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