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City of Kingston encourages landlords to be ‘proactive’ addressing nuisances

On Mar. 30, the City of Kingston held an information session for local landlords about proposed changes to the Nuisance Party Bylaw. The changes aim to implicate absentee landlords whose tenants hold unlawful gatherings.Continue...

Police presence persisted on St. Paddy’s weekend

On Mar. 17 and 19, thousands flooded the streets of the student district for St. Patrick’s Day gatherings. Kingston Police monitored the crowds despite outcry from Queen’s students. Last semester’s Homecoming celebrations saw multiple alleged incidents of police misconduct.Continue...

City and AMS prepare for St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s day coming up, the AMS, City of Kingston, and Bylaw Enforcement are working towards student protection, enforcing COVID-19 guidelines, and preventing negative media attention.Continue...

News in Brief

The principal and AMS president have urge students to follow public health guidelines.

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Ride-sharing bylaw put on hold

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) has put the brakes on a controversial bylaw, before its Sept. 15 implementation date, regulating ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.Continue...

News in Brief: Winter week 9

Nuisance party bylaw will not be in effect for St. Patrick’s Day; over 60 electric vehicle charging stations planned for main campus; 2018-19 AMS corporate head managers hiredContinue...

Kingston Area Taxi Commission inches closer towards Uber regulation

The Kingston Area Taxi Commission met Wednesday at City Hall to continue the drafting process of a controversial bylaw that would regulate Uber’s operations in Kingston. The b ylaw has been in the works since 2015 when Uber first came to the city.Continue...

Kingston City Council considering ‘nuisance party’ bylaw

Public consultations were held at City Hall on Monday to gather input from the community on a potential ‘nuisance party’ bylaw. After the consultation process, the Kingston City Council hopes to have a draft Nuisance Party Bylaw for consideration in early 2018.Continue...

AMS releases open letter to KATC opposing proposed rideshare bylaws

On Nov. 13, the AMS released a formal letter addressed to the Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) opposing the proposed Kingston City Bylaw No. 4. If passed, the bylaw would restrict the operation of companies, including Uber, to operate in the city and be accessible to students.Continue...

Police crack down on campus cyclists

Last Wednesday, the Kingston Police Force (KPF) issued 42 tickets and 18 warnings for cycling violations.Continue...