National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people

May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people, also known as Red Dress Day. It is a day set aside to honour the memory of Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people who have been lost to violence. Today, we stand with the families, friends, and communities who have lost a much-loved daughter, niece, sister, mother, grandmother, or auntie. We honour their memories as we continue to work for change. Continue reading

Have a green project to fund? The City can help!

May 5, 2021 Calling all not-for-profits and registered charities in Kingston: do you have a green project to fund? The City can help! Continue reading

Homebase: More than Emergency Housing in Kingston

HomeBase is launching an awareness campaign of its services. “The general public is not really aware of all we do at Home Base. We want to let everyone know the services that HomeBase provides" says Ed Smith, President of the Board of Directors.   We focus on housing for   homeless individuals and families, preventing homelessness in the first place and   supporting the vulnerably housed with our own supportive housing portfolio.” Ed   Smith, President of the Board of Directors  Kingston HomeBase Non-Profit Housing is a registered charity providing a range of   services to end youth, adult and family homelessness.   Continue reading

City defers final property tax billing

May 4, 2021 In light of the province-wide Stay-at-Home Order, and the continuing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City is deferring the 2021 final property tax billing. Continue reading

Wanted: locals connected to renewable energy or agriculture for Climate Leadership Plan

May 4, 2021 Do you work or volunteer in the agriculture or renewable energy sector? If so, the City wants to hear from you! Continue reading

Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre Baby Shower Fundraiser

The Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre 2nd Virtual Baby Shower fundraising event is happening Friday, May 7, 2021 from 10 a.m. to Monday May 10, 2021 at 4 p.m.   Continue reading

Weekly Traffic Report – April 30 to May 7

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.  Check for traffic. Significant City or Utilities Kingston-related traffic disruptions will also be sent out on the City’s Twitter feed @CityofKingston. Continue reading

Queen's Football Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

KINGSTON, Ont. - All week long, Queen's football has been announcing the 2021 Hall of Fame Class on social media. The group, which features 10 players and four teams, will all be honoured at the annual Gael Force Initiative, which this year will be a virtual event on Saturday, May 8. Continue reading

Monthly Updates from the Mayor of Kingston

Bryan Paterson, Mayor of the City of Kingston has sent a monthly update about pandemic impacts in Kingston, the expansion of the Kingston Public Market, outdoor activities, Inner Harbour cleanup and addressing housing affordability in addition to Council highlights.   Continue reading

Queen’s Experts and Researchers inspire STEM curiosity as Science Rendezvous Kingston goes virtual

April 30, 2021- The hugely popular Science Rendezvous Kingston is set to spark curiosity and discovery in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through a virtual platform and series of events that launches May 1st. Continue reading