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Kingston’s Top Headline From 2016

With exactly two weeks of 2016 remaining, many of us are taking stock of the biggest headlines and most significant events that shaped Kingston this past year.  2016 began with a review committee setting out to determine the future of the Kingston Economic Development Corporation, which resulted in calls for

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Feasibility of Uber in Kingston

Over the past few months, numerous Canadian cities have been forced to contend with a new transit service provider who is changing our expectations of on-demand transportation. The uber-popular and uber-controversial Uber is an app-based transportation network and taxi company that connects independent drivers with riders, providing real time maps

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Hall Monitor: Quick Fare

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 20-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. While not our quickest adjournment, it certainly was the earliest in recent memory, letting out in a brisk 2 short hours. Council used the time efficiently

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Hall Monitor: Off the Deep End

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 14-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. The meeting, while facing a full agenda, focused on two main items: the closure of the Oakwood Childcare Centre and the budget

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Hall Monitor: Big Things Coming Down the Pipe

Last night, city council, staff and members of the public trekked back over the bridge – this time to Currie Hall at RMC – for what should be our last in the series of off-site meetings. As one might expect, the agenda and addeds are available on the city website.

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The Accessible City

Back in 2006, the City of Kingston released the 2007 (4 Year) Accessibility Plan, which was geared towards identifying and improving programs, facilities and infrastructure that were not fully accessible to those with disabilities.  Since then, new projects, specifically the K-Rock Centre, Invista Centre, Market Square pavilion and Kingston Police

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