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Facing August court date, Stroud apologizes for transit disturbance

Sydenham district Councillor Peter Stroud blocked a Kingston Transit bus using his bicycle and child in June, prompting police charges and an August court date.Continue...

Mayor Bryan Paterson sweeps into second term

On Monday, Mayor Bryan Paterson swept Kingston’s municipal election, earning a convincing win for his second term.Continue...

Mayoral candidates debate at City Hall

On Thursday night, mayoral candidates gathered in City Hall to answer questions from the Kingston community.

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City Hall hosts Kingston International Lecture

Known typically as a place to debate municipal policy, Kingston’s City Hall was revamped on Feb. 13 to talk about a broader significant political issue within the global community: targeted killing.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...

Vigil held in Market Square sends message: 'power to the peaceful'

A sombre group of roughly 400 students and Kingstonians gathered in Springer Market Square on Monday evening for a candlelit vigil for victims of a Quebec shooting, that left six dead on Sunday night after a gunman stormed a mosque in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood of Quebec City.Continue...

Memorandum approved, Kingston and Queen’s begin formal partnership

On Jan. 24, Kingston City Council unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a formal strategic partnership between Queen’s University and the City.Continue...

Justin Trudeau holds Q&A in Kingston as part of cross-country tour

When Justin Trudeau walked into Kingston City Hall on Thursday Jan. 12 under a gold-tinted spotlight, a media flurry followed his every move. But before the glitz, while the Prime Minister’s aides hurriedly set up for his appearance, one of their stories set the tone for the afternoon’s discussion.Continue...

Centuries past

In the basement of City Hall lies one of the first police cell blocks in Kingston, built in 1844 and first used in 1906.Continue...