City of Kingston

The weekend in two words: just fine

I first heard about Homecoming and the car flipping incident that led to its cancellation in 2010, when I was in second year and returning from two semesters abroad at the Castle.Continue...

A lane of their own

As cycling becomes a hot button issue, the City of Kingston says it’s on the right track to becoming a bike-friendly municipality.Continue...

Inside story

May 7, 1999 was an unusual day for Monty Bourke.

Bourke, the Warden at Kingston Penitentiary (KP) at the time, was notified early that morning of a line hanging over the prison’s wall.Continue...

Downtown’s natural evolution

Downtown Kingston’s tight knit community may contribute to a common myth which suggests that businesses have a high turnover rate. But according to owners, this may not necessarily be true as business turnover downtown is just a microcosm of the situation in larger retail areas.Continue...

When stalking hits close to home

Kingston has one of the highest rates for stalking in Canada, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an unsafe city, according to Kingston Police.Continue...

A prison of the past

Within the span of 86 years, seven prisoners met their grisly fate just steps from campus.Continue...

Kingston Police talk post-Homecoming measures at service board meeting

On Nov. 18, the Kingston Police board held their monthly meeting. Among the topics discussed was police presence over the Homecoming weekends.Continue...

‘Town to Gown’: Campus organizers talk community relations

Queen’s students have made national news headlines following two weekends of Homecoming celebrations. The negative attention has put a strain on the relationship between students and Kingston residents—known as town-gown relations.Continue...

Kingston’s development plans don’t honour the city’s climate emergency

Despite Kingston’s commitment to making the city greener, recent development plans have indicated the municipality’s priorities don’t lie in combatting the climate crisis.Continue...

Canada HomeShare provides affordable housing for students

As Kingston faces increasing rent prices year by year, Canada HomeShare seeks to “hit two birds with one stone” through its pairing program.Continue...

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