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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Dr. Waji Kahn, Green Party

Dr. Waji Khan (Green Party) was born in North York, Ontario and later raised in Scarborough after his parents emigrated from Pakistan to Canada in the 1960s. He attended the University of Toronto where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1997 and began his studies in Dentistry.

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‘Taking the fear out of living alone’ – HomeShare program launches in Kingston

A program supporting both older adults and students—Canada HomeShare, pioneered in Toronto in 2018—is finally coming to Kingston. With a social worker’s help, adults 55 and older with an empty bedroom in their home are matched with a student 18 and older attending a college or university in Kingston. “The

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Man known to frequent Kingston wanted on Canada Wide Warrant

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad has released the above photo and is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of a breach of his Long Term Supervision Order. Rejean Hermel Perron is described as a Caucasian male, 50

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OPP seeking wanted federal offender

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Kingston is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-Wide Warrant. Tyreek Nosworthy, 21, is described as a Black male standing 6’0” and weighing 161 lbs, with black hair and

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Police request assistance locating missing Kingston teen

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating missing youth, Natash Gorman, 17. Gorman was last seen on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2021 at approximately 4 p.m. in downtown Kingston. Her family is concerned for her welfare, Kingston Police said in an press release

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Kingston Police seek assistance locating missing Smiths Falls woman

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating a missing woman, Jessica Munt, 31. “While she is from Smiths Falls and has been known to frequent Toronto and Ottawa, she last contacted a family member recently in June who resides in Kingston, stating

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Pedophile once disguised as babysitter declared dangerous offender

Disclaimer: Court ruling and possible distressing information  A 62-year old man, Walter Starnaman from Barrie, has been designated a dangerous offender by the Superior Court of Justice. He is convicted for sexual assault on a 10-year-old child, an declared a dangerous offender by Justice Kevin B. Phillips on Thursday, Jan.

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Kingston man defies the odds after beating rare heart cancer

A Kingston father of two young boys, diagnosed with a rare form of heart cancer in November 2020, is now recovering at home after undergoing six months of chemotherapy and lifesaving surgery by a Toronto heart surgeon.   Ross Mangan, 31, was rushed to Kingston General Hospital (KGH) after he fainted

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Update: Site closed – COVID-19 outbreak impacts Kingston construction site

Update (Monday, May 10, 2021) According to KFL&A Public Health, a total of 76 cases have now been linked to the COVID-19 outbreak at Kingston’s Cataraqui Heights construction site. Of those, 45are primary cases — cases amongst those who worked on the site — and 31 are secondary cases, or

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KHSC transferring patients out to make space for COVID-19 patients

In front of Kingston General Hospital and on the shore of Lake Ontario, a flurry of activity continues to take place as patients from COVID-19 hotspots in eastern Ontario are transferred to Kingston for treatment. There, ambulances from Ornge, Toronto, Durham, Lakeridge and York Region – including the above multi-patient

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LOCATED: Public assistance requested to locate missing Kingston youth

Update (Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021): Natasha Gorman made contact with a family member, and attended the front desk of the Kingston Police station on the morning of Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021, according to a release from Kingston Police on the same date. Investigators wish to thank the public for their

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City Council sits for first night of municipal budget deliberations

Kingston City Council held their first of three nights of budget deliberations on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. The evening began with a presentation from CAO Lanie Hurdle, in which she explained how City of Kingston staff have taken the impacts of COVID-19 into account in their proposed 2021 budget. “The

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