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Heritage vs Development? Kingston, Kamala Harris and the truth about false choices

In the lead up to the hotly anticipated US Vice Presidential debate earlier this month, I read 2019’s The Truths We Hold. The book – part memoir, part manifesto – by Kamala Harris, current Democratic VP candidate, was surprisingly good. In fact, I was taken aback on a number of

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Selecting a New Councillor for Countryside District

Just prior to the holiday break, on December 19th, Richard Allen announced his resignation as the Councillor for Countryside district, citing possible conflict of interest stemming from his new position as Manager for Economic Development with the County of Frontenac, as well as added family responsibilities associated with the anticipation

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Best of 2016: Downtown Bullies

Developments of all shapes and sizes were on the minds of many Kingstonians in 2016.  One of the most contentious projects to emerge this past year was The Capitol, pitched by IN8 Developments as a soaring, 18-storey luxury condominium tower along Princess Street.  The radical pitch garnered both support in

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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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