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Volunteers needed for clinical trial on autism-related disorders

A Kingston-based research study into a treatment for autism-related social disorders needs volunteers to move forward. The Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University is running a clinical trial for Autism under the leadership of Dr. Lucia Capano (KHSC-Hotel Dieu site) in conjunction with the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND)

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KFL&A Public Health has immediate need for volunteers

KFL&A Public Health has urgent need of volunteers to help with contact tracing, related to an upswing in case numbers this week. After recent outbreaks at Third Day Worship Center, and the LiveWell Centre in downtown Kingston, Public Health is looking for people willing to undergo training, and who are

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Free care service for mothers with cancer opens in Kingston

The Nanny Angel Network has opened a new location in Kingston to serve local families by providing free, in-home specialized childcare for moms going through a cancer diagnosis. A registered charity, Nanny Angel Network provides families with up to four hours a week of care from specially trained, fully-insured volunteers.

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Learn about other cultures by doing something meaningful this holiday season

“Befriending newcomers is such a rewarding experience and I feel I am doing something really worthwhile and purposeful,” said Jackie Hassefras, a KEYS family team volunteer. During the month of December, KEYS Job Centre will welcome 45 people from a variety of countries including Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq and Eritrea.

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