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Rescheduled: KFPL Live Series – Eye in the Sky: The Hubble Space Telescope

Update (Monday, Oct. 4, 2021): Eye in the Sky: The Hubble Space Telescope, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. According to a media release from the library, anyone who had registered to attend this program has been re-registered for the rescheduled

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John Howard Society Kingston receives funding to increase access to virtual courts

In the wake of the pandemic, the formation and implementation of virtual courts occurred very quickly, providing people with alternative options for court proceedings. However, not everyone can access this option, and navigating the digital sphere of highly technical courtroom procedures can be difficult. To address the issue and assist the

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Brave little guinea pig on the move again thanks to Outcast Animal Sanctuary, YGK3D

Outcast Animal Sanctuary has been working with rescue organizations in Eastern Ontario for the past 15 years, providing care for special needs animals.  “Our role within the rescue community is to provide a permanent home and end of life care for special needs animals. By offering placement to animals that

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CSN Gananoque continues excellent customer service under new management

Did you know the CSN Collision Centre in Gananoque is an extension of the Gan Chev dealership? The body shop was part of the Gan Chev service department, and still is, even though they have moved to a state-of the-art facility on Herbert Street. The original body shop at Gan

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Kingston Police warn of romance scam targeting single men over social media

Kingston Police are warning the public of a romance scam using a female voice to target single men. “In a recent phishing attack that targets single men, cybercriminals show us how they use modern technology to trick their victims,” said Constable Ash Gutheinz, Media Relations Officer, C.O.R.E. Unit. “The scam

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Contact tracing apps ‘fundamentally flawed’ for controlling COVID-19

A computing expert from Queen’s University says mobile contact tracing apps simply aren’t useful for managing the spread of COVID-19. “The thing is, these just can’t work,” said David Skillicorn, a professor of computing at Queen’s University. Contact tracing apps use a phone’s Bluetooth mechanism to alert people when they’ve

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Letter: Embracing rogue

The following is a letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. After leaders in Kingston naively asked Premier Doug Ford for permission to manage Covid-19 restrictions regionally, Mr. Ford appropriately responded that he didn’t want ‘people going rogue.’

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Opinion: Ontario education replacing ‘3 Rs’ with ‘3 Ss’ – surf, stream, and share

The structure of Ontario’s Kindergarten to grade 12 schools and Ontario public education is in the process of a sea-change, and not just as a result of school site closings and the COVID-19 pandemic. The global influence of technology and the implementation of access to increasingly sophisticated and comprehensive local,

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City looking for innovators for ‘Smart Kingston’ working groups

The City of Kingston is putting out an appeal for forward-thinking, innovative residents to help leverage technology to solve local problems. The appeal, which follows the Smart Kingston Symposium held in the fall, is hoping to create working groups that will feed information and ideas back into a larger conversation.

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Here in Kingston at 115 Ordnance Street

History takes many shapes in the city of Kingston, from historic homes and famous meetings, to the people who have walked the streets of our fair community. Here in Kingston at 115 Ordnance Street, surround by the prayers and worship of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Vincent de Paul,

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Four new Queen’s students receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarships

Four incoming students have received $100,000 and $80,000 scholarships for undergraduate study at Queen’s University as recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship. The Schulich Leader Scholarship was awarded to 50 students across Canada out of 1,400 nominees from a pool of more than 300,000 potential candidates across Canada in

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Live digital theatre festival returns to the Isabel this June

  The Festival Of Live Digital Art (foldA) will be returning to the The Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts from Wednesday, June 12 to Saturday, June 15, 2019. The four-day festival will be showcasing and exploring emerging digital performance techniques. Festival goers can attend headlining immersive performances such as

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