City of Kingston

Student responds to COVID-19 restrictions in letter addressed to University, Kingston Mayor

Amidst the new COVID-19 regulations implemented by the City of Kingston, Reily Morrison, ArtSci ’21, wrote a call-for-action letter addressed to the University, Kingston’s Public Health Unit, Mayor Bryan Paterson, and Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen to express her frustration.Continue...

City Bylaw Enforcement attended six calls on St. Patrick’s Day

City Bylaw Enforcement, Kingston Police, and Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington Public Health thanked residents for upholding public health protocols on St. Patrick’s Day in a joint...Continue...

Outdoor ice rinks open with new COVID-19 protocols in place

In consultation with Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, the City of Kingston has opened some outdoor skating rinks to the public.Continue...

Taking care of our homeless neighbours starts with us

The Kingston community—students, the Queen’s administration, and the City itself—have a responsibility to take care of its homeless neighbours.Continue...

‘[T]he fate of Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 lies in [the students’] hands’

A peer-to-peer initiative was launched by Queen’s students Oct. 2, urging students to comply with public health regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

What do those Quiet Streets signs even mean?

As the pandemic continues to influence how and when people choose to travel, a community group has stepped up to create safer routes across town.Continue...

‘I think we can be successful as a community’: in conversation with Mayor Bryan Paterson

Following the introduction of new safety guidelines in outdoor spaces to reduce the risk of COVID-19, Mayor Bryan Paterson urged students to follow safety precautions and maintain a limited social bubble.Continue...

‘We have active cases in this population now in our community’: University confirms Queen’s student tested positive for COVID-19

KFL&A Public Health confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in women in their twenties on Tuesday.

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Kingston Police respond to 255 noise complaints in University district in two weeks

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City is making good on its promise to enforce social gathering restrictions at nuisance parties.Continue...

‘I want bystanders to feel like they have the responsibility to speak up’: Queen’s students share experiences of discrimination

Tanya Tran, PhD candidate in clinical psychology, sent a tweet on Aug. 28 describing her experience being confronted with anti-Chinese racism in downtown Kingston the previous day.Continue...

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