City of Kingston

Kingston drafts strategic plan for new council term with help from locals

Kingston city council wants the next four years to be built off a collaboration of community members.Continue...

More than a consignment dress boutique

In November, the City reported 55 per cent of Kingston’s homeless population were women. Dawn House Women’s Shelter and Spread the Love Boutique want to make sure no one forgets.

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Lower vacancy rates, longer commutes ahead for students

Queen’s students may move further away from campus the next time they go hunting for a rental property.Continue...

City votes in favour of private cannabis retailers

Private cannabis retail stores are coming to Kingston after Tuesday’s City Council meeting.Continue...

City of Kingston adopts ranked ballot voting system

Voting in Kingston will be on a ranked ballot system before the next municipal election in 2022.Continue...

Queen’s club hosts Kingston blood drive during shortage

The Muslim Medical Association of Queen’s (MMAQ) took over the Canadian Blood Services clinic in Kingston on Dec. 28 to help combat the seasonal decline of blood donations.Continue...

City cancels bike-sharing program, pledges to relaunch in 2019

Marred by component recalls and recent weather, the City has cancelled its bike-sharing program for the year on Friday.Continue...

Kingston leaves homeless women in the cold

A person sleeping on a bench or asking for change doesn’t capture the full scope of homelessness.Continue...

How a 1960s Queen’s student utopia fell from grace

Princess Towers—an aging 16-storey apartment building that looms over the Hub—began its life as a student-run utopian commune in the 1960s.

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Kingston residents deserve transparent cannabis rules

Hazy cannabis regulation means Kingston residents and students can’t be expected to follow unclear rules.Continue...

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