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Stay-at-home order and state of emergency extended additional two weeks

Ontario’s stay-at-home order and state of emergency has been extended for an additional two weeks effective immediately, Premier Doug Ford announced in a press conference on Friday.Continue...

City of Kingston closes Breakwater Park to reduce spread of COVID-19

Following the province-wide stay-at-home restriction, the City of Kingston decided to close Breakwater Park on April 9 to prevent crowding.Continue...

Queen’s reports 59 active cases of COVID-19

Queen’s is reporting 57 active cases of COVID-19 off-campus as of Wednesday evening. The University’s case tracker is showing 21 new cases so far during the final week of winter term, April 5-11.Continue...

TAPS will remain closed until further notice

When the AMS hired its Senior Management team for the 2021-22 year, one service was missing from the list of new hires: The AMS Pubs Service (TAPS).Continue...

‘The best shot that they could’: AMS Year in Review

As their term comes to a close, The Journal sat down with Team AJA to reflect on their experiences as AMS executive in the 2020-21 year.

Jared den Otter, AMS president, Alexia Henriques,...Continue...

Student Wellness Services takes applications for student advisory board

Following student criticism this semester, Student Wellness Services (SWS) is launching a Student Advisory Committee to help improve the service.Continue...

ASUS hires new General Manager as part of ASUS 130 reform

As part of its ASUS 130 initiatives, the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has revamped its permanent staff position to implement a General Manager.Continue...

SIC announces Equity Grant to compensate students

The Social Issues Commission (SIC) announced an Equity Grant open to student applicants until April 16.Continue...

Queen’s student says Kingston Police neglected to press charges in assault

According to one Queen’s student, the Kingston Police don’t always press charges when students are assaulted downtown, The Journal has learned.Continue...

Kingston Health Sciences Centre unveils alternate health facility

The Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) unveiled its alternate health facility on March 29 at the former St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital—a property now owned by Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s retailer donates $5,000 to Black Lives Matter, local Kingston organization

Amid a year of lockdown, Queen’s only student-run, non-profit retailer, Oil Thigh Designs (OTD) rallied to donate $5,000 to Black Lives Matter and Almost Home, a local Kingston charity that works with sick children and families, as its annual charitable donation.Continue...

Public Health confirms positive cases of COVID-19 at downtown restaurants

Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed several positive cases of COVID-19 at Tango Nuevo Restaurant, The Brass Pub, and The Mansion Restaurant and Bar this week.Continue...

Queen’s confirms plans for in-person fall term

Queen’s confirmed it’s planning for an in-person fall term Wednesday morning.Continue...

Richardson Stadium to host drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Richardson Stadium will be used as a drive-through COVID-19 first dose vaccine clinic on Wednesday evening.Continue...

On-campus study spaces close to comply with lockdown measures

Queen’s is adjusting its operations after the provincial government announced a province-wide shut down Thursday.Continue...

Wanda Costen takes over Smith School of Business deanship

Queen’s has found its new Dean of the Smith School of Business: Wanda Costen.Continue...

Queen’s remembers Brent Dadds

The Queen’s community is mourning the loss of Brent Dadds, ArtSci ’24.Continue...

Queen’s now projects reduced deficit of $16.5 million

The University’s Operating Fund is now projecting a reduced deficit of $16.5 million, instead of the budgeted $24 million deficit , according to a report submitted to the Board of Trustees in March.Continue...

ASUS becomes ASSES for April Fool’s Day

For April Fool’s Day, the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) played the biggest prank of all: a fake rebranding.Continue...

University pledges to sustainably sourced seafood

With the goal to combat global overfishing, a leading issue in the climate crisis, Queen’s Housing and Ancillary Services entered into a contract with Aramark Canada last summer for food services on campus.Continue...

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