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Queen’s University students endure up to three-hour lineups to vote

While voters at many polling locations in Kingston cast their ballots within 15-30 minutes, the majority of Queen’s University students living on campus lined up for almost three hours during federal election day on Monday, September 20, 2021. From around lunch time onward, the MacGillivray-Brown Hall polling station located on

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How Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston federal election candidates are spending election day

After a short 5-week campaign, voters are casting the ballots for the next federal candidates today. Polling locations close at 9:30 p.m. today, and local candidates are keeping busy and staying in touch with their teams and voters throughout the day. Here’s how each of the Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston candidates will be

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How Hastings-Lennox & Addington federal election candidates are spending election day

After a snap election call and whirlwind five-week campaign, election day has arrived. However, that doesn’t mean that the candidates are sitting back to watch the numbers just yet. Here’s how the local Hastings-Lennox & Addington candidates are spending their day, and where they will be watching the results with

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Kingston voters weigh in on federal election

From 9:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. today, Monday, September 20, 2021, Canadians will cast their vote at this year’s election. “I feel good, I’m excited,” said Abby Busche, 21, a Queens University student waiting outside the Leon’s Centre polling station in Kingston to fill out her ballot. She is finding

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NDP leader stops in Kingston with clear message: get out and vote

Sunny skies were overhead as the leader of the New Democratic Party’s bus rolled into Lake Ontario Park to a chorus of “NDP! NDP! NDP!” on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021, just five minutes later than expected at 4:20 pm. Jagmeet Singh made the campaign stop in Kingston in support of

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Kingston and area federal election 2021: Have your say

On Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canadians will be going to the polls in September for a federal election. Only two parties have nominated a candidate in Kingston and the Islands so far. The deadline to nominate candidates is Monday, Aug. 30 at 2 p.m.,

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Kingston Fire and Rescue looks to become nationally accredited

Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) is working to become one of 10 nationally accredited departments and is looking to the public for support. KFR is assembling an application to the Centre for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) in time for the deadline later this summer. “By being an accredited department, we

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Festive light contest raises funds for parent councils

The Module de l’Acadie parent council is pleased to announce an exciting first-time fundraiser just in time for the holiday season. The Holiday Lights Contest Fundraiser will see families, friends and neighbours of participating west end schools either decorating their homes for judging, or taking a tour of the lit-up

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How Kingston & the Islands federal election candidates are spending election day

After a little more than five weeks of campaigning, it’s all come down to this: A few last hours to get out the vote and then sit back, celebrate all the hard work and watch the results as they trickle in. Here’s how each of the local Kingston & The

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Elections Canada addresses polling glitch in Kingston and the Islands

It’s the first day for advanced polling in the 2019 federal election, a day many political enthusiasts look forward to casting their ballot on, well in advance of the Monday, Oct. 21 election date. But for a few here in Kingston on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, a glitch in the

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Poll: Who will get your vote in the 2019 Federal Election?

We’re now in October, which means the 2019 Federal Election is fast approaching! Here in Kingston and the Islands, we have five candidates running to represent our district. Those candidates (with links to our profiles on each of them) are: Andrew Brooke — People’s Party of Canada Candice Christmas —

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Open Kingston offers voters online resource during election

It’s the last week leading up to the election, which means now is a crucial time for the public to make the important decisions about how they’ll cast their votes. With 40 people running for Kingston City Council, it can certainly be difficult for citizens to navigate through the visits

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