City of Kingston

During Homecoming, University should repay Queen’s hometown

Homecoming is a longstanding Queen’s cultural tradition, and it isn’t going anywhere any time soon. However, every year, careless Homecoming behavior like falling from roofs and smashing bottles burdens Kingston’s public safety services.Continue...

Kingston Election Night 2019

Kingston and the island's Liberal candidate Mark Gerretsen was re-elected for a second term, capturing 46 percent of the vote on Oct. 21. The Journal was present on election night as...Continue...

Cities’ climate emergency declarations are more than hollow words

Municipalities’ declarations of climate emergencies aren't empty gestures. They're a call to affect change at provincial and national levels of government, and they demonstrate solidarity with their communities’ priorities.Continue...

City of Kingston hosts Sir John A. 360°Panel Discussion

As part of Kingston’s Your Stories, Our Histories project, the City hosted an open panel discussion about Canada’s first prime minister.Continue...

Kingston councillor talks the climate crisis

Since Kingston declared a climate emergency in March, the City is focusing on improving transportation sustainability, and passed a motion to ban shops from keeping doors and windows open while air conditioning is running.Continue...

Student surprised by higher utilities bill

When Thor van Walsum, Sci ’21, received his first utilities bill this summer, he was shocked.

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Kingston housing dilemma no fault of students

The blame for Kingston’s housing crisis does not fall on the city’s student community.Continue...

Court date for City councillor pushed to late September

Sydenham District Councillor Peter Stroud’s court date has been pushed to late September so information can be exchanged between Stroud’s counsel and the crown.Continue...

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...

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