City of Kingston

‘Homes for people’: KUT rallies for affordable housing

“Homes for people, not for profit.”Continue...

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...

Kingston mayor comments on $750,000 contribution from Queen’s

On Feb. 24, Queen’s announced a contribution of $750,000 to the City of Kingsto n, which will be paid in installments for the next five years.Continue...

Queen’s to contribute $750,000 to City of Kingston over five years

Queen’s announced on Feb. 24 that $750,000 will be contributed to the City of Kingston over the course of five years in installments of $150,000 each year.Continue...

Social impact investing makes student debut in Kingston

The Kingston Social Value Fund (KSVF) was founded by Queen’s students to make socially driven investments in Kingston.Continue...

The City of Kingston’s stance against Bill 21 is admirable—if they stay committed to the cause

In challenging Quebec’s Bill 21, the City of Kingston is making positive progress in acknowledging and supporting the fight against religious discrimination in Canada. The next step is to lead the same battle within the local community.Continue...

City of Kingston commemorates Quebec Mosque attack

Last year, the federal government declared Jan. 29 as the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia.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...

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