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City budget discussions to be live-streamed

The City is inviting constituents to virtually attend budget deliberations next week, as Council reviews various capital and operating budgets supported by the municipality. “We want to continue to be open and transparent about how spending and resource allocation decisions are made, and to provide residents with the opportunity to

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What’s open and closed for Thanksgiving 2020

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Ah, Thanksgiving! It’s a time when the leaves on the trees reflect the colours of a brilliant campfire, family and friends gather, safely, of course, to eat all of their favourite holiday foods, and someone ends up fighting with someone else about football or politics – our

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What’s open and closed for Thanksgiving 2019

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Ah, Thanksgiving! It’s a time when the leaves on the trees reflect those of a brilliant campfire, family and friends gather to eat all of their favourite holiday foods, and someone ends up fighting with someone else about football or politics – our money is on the

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Hall Monitor: Active Implementation

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2019, Kingston City Council sat for meeting number 23-2019 (Agenda) where they discussed proposed changes to Belle Park, transitions in the Ontario recycling program, received a strategic plan update and, primarily, spoke to the 5-year implementation strategy for the Active Transportation Master Plan. The evening opened

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A Strategic Look: Priority #2 – Improve Walkability, Roads and Transportation

Beginning in early January and, through public consultation and a number of additional special meetings, Kingston City Council set out its five strategic priorities through 2022, which they affirmed and approved an implementation plan for at their meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Today, we take a more in-depth look

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for Victoria Day

  Happy Victoria Day weekend, Kingston! Of course, the most important thing for everyone to know is when the fireworks are happening. This Sunday, May 19, 2019,  family-friendly activities – and 9:30 p.m. fireworks – are planned at Lake Ontario Park (920 King St. West). Find the full line-up of

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Hall Monitor: Taking Aim

  It was a long, busy night for Kingston City Council as it sat for meeting 14-2019 (agenda available online) on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. This meeting had been deferred from its usual Tuesday date to enable council to meet for its final four-year strategic planning session (which we covered

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We’ve had our first snow for the year, now bring on the parade!

Care got a little tied up today, so she wasn’t able to put together our usual Spotlight YGK listing of events in the city for this weekend. Don’t worry, Care is ok – just a minor fender bender on the heels of the first snow of the year! But she

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