City of Kingston

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...

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...

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...

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