City Council

Portsmouth candidate alleges voter apathy amongst Queen’s administrators

Oren Nimelman, candidate for city council in the Portsmouth District, said Queen’s is being apathetic towards the student vote.Continue...

Rami Maassarani runs for Sydenham District Councilor

Rami Maassarani, Sci ’12 and MASc ’15, council candidate for the District of Sydenham, will focus on affordability, sustainability, and working together as a community if elected.Continue...

Mayoral candidates answer questions at student-run forum

The mayoral candidates for Kingston’s municipal election were given a chance to share their platform and goals with students on Wednesday.Continue...

Mayoral candidate Tina Fraser wants to see Kingston become a ‘smart city’

Tina Fraser says she knows how it feels to be ignored by the people in charge.Continue...

Mayoral candidate Ivan Stoiljkovic makes housing a priority

Kingston mayoral candidate Ivan Stoiljkovic is committed to ending homelessness in Kingston.Continue...

Mayor Bryan Paterson runs for a third term

Incumbent Mayor of Kingston Bryan Paterson is hoping for a third term.Continue...

Skyler McArthur-O’Blenes wants to represent Kingstonians with a ‘fresh’ perspective

A few years ago, Skyler McArthur-O'Blenes, ArtSci ’20, was a government minister at Queen’s Model Parliament. Now he’s running to be the Mayor of Kingston in 2022.Continue...

Paul Charbonneau runs for Sydenham District Councillor

Paul Charbonneau hopes to build on his previous experiences if elected as Sydenham District Councillor in the Kingston municipal election.Continue...

‘Voting is an act of hope’: Conny Glenn runs for Sydenham District Councillor

Conny Glenn will focus on housing and rebuilding the City’s relationship with Queen’s if elected.Continue...

Peter Stroud defends Sydenham District Council seat

Peter Stroud is the incumbent for Kingston’s Sydenham District Councillor election. His platform rests on the same pillars he promoted back when he was first elected in 2014.Continue...

Queen’s students can vote in Kingston municipal election

All Canadian post-secondary students—even those from outside of Kingston—can cast their ballot in the upcoming October Ontario municipal elections.Continue...

Kingston Police searching for ‘a few good people’

Kingston Police are hosting a recruiting event for The Kingston Police Community Volunteers (KPCV) at their headquarters on Sept. 17.Continue...

Largest Kingston Pride festival held since start of pandemic

Kingston Pride had a “normal” Pride festival this June after facing COVID-19 restrictions for the past two years.Continue...

City of Kingston ‘committed’ to long-term relationships with Indigenous community

The City of Kingston is looking to provide community support and funding for Indigenous events and initiatives on and beyond National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.Continue...

‘I think we can be successful as a community’: in conversation with Mayor Bryan Paterson

Following the introduction of new safety guidelines in outdoor spaces to reduce the risk of COVID-19, Mayor Bryan Paterson urged students to follow safety precautions and maintain a limited social bubble.Continue...

‘We have active cases in this population now in our community’: University confirms Queen’s student tested positive for COVID-19

KFL&A Public Health confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in women in their twenties on Tuesday.

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Kingston Police respond to 255 noise complaints in University district in two weeks

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City is making good on its promise to enforce social gathering restrictions at nuisance parties.Continue...

City closes Gord Downie Pier and Breakwater Park Beach Area

The City of Kingston closed the Gord Downie Pier and Breakwater Park Beach Area for the season on Saturday morning.Continue...

City to enforce restrictions on social gatherings during pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students living off-campus can expect to be fined for attending unauthorized social gatherings.Continue...

Kingston declares Climate Emergency

On Tuesday night, city councillors voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency in Kingston.Continue...

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