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Councillor apologizes for offence caused after use of term ‘Wuhan Virus’

Councillor Simon Chapelle is apologizing for any offence he may have caused after he referred to COVID-19 as the “Wuhan virus” at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2020. During that meeting, councillors debated over a motion to remove delegated authorities that had been given to CAO Lanie

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Kington Humane Society makes changes due to COVID-19 concerns

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Kingston Humane Society (KHS) has decided to modify one of its largest annual fundraising events. ‘Bowl for the Animals,’ scheduled for Sunday, Apr. 5, 2020, will now become ‘Virtual Bowl for the Animals. In the past, the annual event has raised over

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Severe financial, legal barriers to remediation amidst KFL&A radon prevalence

According to a Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health study, over half of the homes tested in KFL&A have radon levels above World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, leaving residents at risk of lung cancer. The report cited radon as the second leading cause of lung cancer, and

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