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Cyclist raises thousands for cancer research

Adam Beaudoin raised more than $42,000 for the B.C. Cancer Foundation by the time he completed his journey from Victoria, B.C. to Kingston.Continue...

Solar panels to generate revenue

An entire system of solar panels at Queen's is expected to generate 13.5 million kWh per year—enough energy to support 120,450 Ontarians for a full year.Continue...

Groups say space has historic importance

Leaving the Grey House would alter the way Kingston’s Ontario Public Research Interest Group (OPIRG), the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre and the Education for Queer Issues Project (EQuIP) operate, say representatives from each group.Continue...

Groups to be moved from Grey House

On Aug. 29, Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG), Levana Gender Advocacy Centre and Education for Queer Issues Project (EQuIP) were informed that they would have to leave the Grey House by Sept. 30.Continue...

Rector resigns

On Thursday afternoon, Nick Day stepped down as rector. The announcement came over five months after an AMS referendum called for his removal.Continue...

Agreement between faculty union and University is ratified

Board of Trustees approves Aug. 15 agreement with Queen's University Faculty Association.Continue...

Public employees union approves agreement with University

Ratification of agreement means 400 Queen's custodians, maintenance workers and technicians will stay at workContinue...

Adminstration and Faculty union reach tentative agreement

Negotiators did what they could "to avert crisis on campus," says Faculty Association president Paul YoungContinue...

Faculty union and administration take break from mediation to consider offers

After more than 18 hours of bargaining, Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and University administration postponed mediation talks.Continue...

Faculty union hosts rally on campus

Around 100 people gathered on campus in support of Queen's faculty union. The University could be in a strike or lockout position if an agreement isn't made by Monday.Continue...

Settlement reached between University and public employees union

A tentative agreement between Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Queen’s administration was reached at noon on Aug. 6, avoiding a possible strike or lockout.Continue...

Late-night talks extend strike/lockout deadline

Though labour talks between Queen's administration and CUPE representatives were extended past the original July 29 deadline, a communications ban prevents any updates on negotiations until the new, Aug. 8 deadline.Continue...

Principal's letter leaked to Facebook

Ongoing labour disputes were cited as limitations to Woolf’s year plan throughout a letter sent to William (Bill) Young who chairs the Board of Trustees.Continue...

Cameras watch residence activity

Four surveillance cameras installed in Victoria Hall monitor false fire alarms.Continue...

Ready to strike

Queen's administration filed a No Board Report on July 25, calling an end to conciliation meetings with QUFA.Continue...

Shift in focus for new commission

The new Commission of Environmental Sustainability will have an increased budget from last year's Sustainability Office.Continue...

Outlet closure leads to new fees

Queen's has handed its contract with Canada Post with the closure of the Royal Postal Outlet. Under a new agreement, Queen's will be charged for mailbag collections and deliveries.Continue...

Tunnel trouble

A deteriorating water pipe found at the Goodes Hall excavation site will delay the completion of a 60-foot tunnel underneath Union Street.Continue...

News in brief

Queen's receives approval to reduce size of Board of Trustees, professors inducted into Order of Canada, professors recieve funding, Engineering professor wins teaching award.Continue...

Deadline looms for union

Three locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees could be in a legal strike or lockout position as early as July 29.Continue...

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