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What if Kingston…

In 2016, Kingston Transit recorded another record setting year for ridership, which was up a whopping 11.6 percent from 2015.  Although the continued growth can’t be attributed to a single factor, initiatives including the introduction and expansion of express routes, student pass pilot program, Employer Transpass, route adjustments and longer

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What if Kingston…

Last Spring, Waterloo-based IN8 Development unveiled a grand proposal to transform the former Empire Theater on Princess Street into The Capitol, an 18-storey condominium high-rise that has the potential to change the shape of downtown Kingston.  While some argue that the radically modern landmark will erode historic charm, others contend

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What if Kingston…

Last Fall I stumbled upon the YouTube channel for SkEye Stream, a self-described “drone business” offering spectacular views from above Kingston and southeastern Ontario.  Since then, SkEye Stream has uploaded a dozen or so impressive videos to YouTube showcasing breathtaking scenery from above City Hall during events such as the

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What if Kingston…

In recent years, Kingston has embraced numerous eco-friendly initiatives in an effort to become Canada’s most sustainable city.  From organic waste collection to the 1,000 Solar Rooftops Challenge, city-wide LED streetlights and one garbage bag per household limit, we have undoubtedly established a very solid foundation for both a greener

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What if Kingston…

On a recent trip to our nation’s capital, I came across a unique approach to deterring panhandling and collecting donations in support of Ottawa’s homeless population that showed real promise. On various approaches to the city’s historic Byward Market you’ll find orange coloured parking meters prominently placed near garbage and

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