Kingston

Vancouver-based rideshare start-up looks to break into Ontario, Quebec markets

While most ride-sharing ventures focus on short-distance trips, one start-up has come to Kingston to change the nature of the business.Continue...

Queen’s student avoids sexual assault charge, convicted of common assault

On August 25, Queen’s student Chance Macdonald was sentenced to two years’ probation along with 88 days of intermittent jail time on weekends for assaulting a 16-year old victim 22 months ago.Continue...

Queen’s grad supporting female programmers in Kingston

When Queen’s graduate Melissa Mangos attended the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference in January 2016, she noticed a lack of initiatives available for female computer programmers in Kingston. To remedy the lack of female involvement, Sudo was born four months later.Continue...

Annual Kingston Pride Parade sees remarkable turnout

Nearly 1,000 Kingston residents marched down Princess Street in support of the local LGBTQ community on June 17 for the city’s 28th annual Pride Parade.Continue...

Part-time renowned artist, full-time 13-year-old

Evan Sharma has loved art his whole 13-year-old life, but he really started his signature style of using vibrant colours when he was “around nine or 10.”Continue...

Kingston Canadian Film Festival

For the past 16 years, the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF) has been showcasing a dynamic program of Canadian films. This year was no different as the festival screened a robust lineup of the year’s favourite feature films and shorts, not to mention being hosted by Canadian rockers, Mother Mother.Continue...

Craig Cardiff serenades Kingston

For the past 20 years, Canadian folk singer-songwriter Craig Cardiff has spread love, hope and joy to anyone who’ll grant him the opportunity. His large discography — with a new release almost every year since 1997 — has generated a multitude of live, studio and collaborated hits recorded in different styles and disturbed on diverse platforms.Continue...

Dear Diary, today I read you to a live studio audience

Nostalgia ran high at The Mansion on Saturday evening as brave souls approached the open mic, clutching their paperbound elementary school journals, their padlocked diaries, and their angst-ridden teenage poetry as the audience nodded and laughed along to the universal memory of being young.Continue...

The Embassy: Kingston’s holiest live music cafe

Earlier this month, Kingston residents made their way downtown to the opening night of the city’s most hallowed new music venue.Continue...

Marching against a platform of hate

At 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 21, I gingerly crawled out of bed, trying not to wake my sleeping boyfriend as I went about getting ready for the Women’s March on Washington.Continue...

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