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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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Third Day Worship Centre calls ad targeting Toronto residents a ‘mistake’

Over the weekend ending on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Kingston residents took their frustrations online after people discovered a local church was suggesting Toronto residents travel to Kingston for a service despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Third Day Worship Centre didn’t create the post on social media that

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Abattoir owner seeks buyer for increasingly rare business

After 46 years running his business, Brian Quinn of Quinn’s Meats in Yarker, Ont. is preparing to retire. He’s hoping to sell the commercial property to someone that will keep the abattoir and meat retail business intact, proving a challenge as fewer young people enter the industry. “The trade hasn’t

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Kingston Police investigating high-level fentanyl, cocaine trafficking cell

The Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit concluded a six-month investigation aimed at combating a high-level fentanyl and cocaine trafficking cell operating in the city on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. According to Kingston Police, the Investigation CETO focused on the drug trafficking cell, which was operating out of several motels in

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FLYGTA starting Toronto-Kingston flights in September

The City of Kingston and Tourism Kingston announced today that a Toronto-based airline, FLYGTA, will begin offering flights to Kingston this September. FLYGTA’s service between Norman Rogers Airport and Billy Bishop Airport on Toronto Island starts on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. “We are thrilled that our beautiful airport will welcome

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OPP shuts down ‘significant’ Eastern Ontario meth operation

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Belleville Police Service announced today that they have shut down a significant crystal methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking operation in Eastern Ontario. CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), OPP Emergency Response

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Wanted federal offender known to frequent Kingston area

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad is asking for public assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as the result of his breach of statutory release. Parmjit Singh is described as a 32-year-old West Asian male standing 5’8” and weighing 167 lbs. He has long

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Four arrests made for drone use, drug smuggling at Collins Bay Institution

The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), have arrested four people in connection with the use of a drone to smuggle contraband into Collins Bay Institution. The lengthy investigation, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch and the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC),

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FOLDA brings online live performances to forefront during pandemic

For the third-year in a row, the Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA), one of North America’s largest online live performance festivals, is back. This year’s festival will be streaming from Kingston, Toronto, New York City, Montreal and Los Angeles from Wednesday, Jun. 10 to Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020.  Adrienne

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Kingston Police lay multiple charges for drugs and firearms offences

A man and a woman from Kingston, along with two men from Toronto, are facing a laundry list of charges after police discovered three people in a vehicle with drugs and weapons. The investigation began on Friday, Apr. 24, 2020 when members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit arrested

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Kingston healthcare workers offering remote support to Toronto Public Health

Local public health workers will start offering remote case and contact tracing for Toronto Public Health next week, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kieran Moore.  “The Toronto Public Health, Peel, York, London, Waterloo have put up calls for help,” Moore announced during the KFLA board meeting, held by teleconference,

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