The Witch Institute virtual symposium brings together artists, scholars, and practitioners to unpack media representations of witchcraft

In the last few years, the witch has re-emerged as a powerful political symbol. Across  cinemas and television, in books and podcasts, and via hashtag activism, the  proliferation of the witch in media signals a critique of the existing world order. Continue reading

City Reminds Residents with Short Term Rentals to Get a License

The City is reminding residents who plan to operate a short-term rental in Kingston to apply for their licence first. Under the Short-term Rental Licensing Bylaw, which took effect on June 1, all operators must obtain a licence for their short-term rental. Continue reading

Kingston Film Office evaluates regional expansion, supports hyperlocal action plan, and advocates for $25M South Eastern Ontario Production Accelerator Fund

The Kingston Film Office, a division of Tourism Kingston, is collaborating with RTO 9 on a Regional Expansion & Support Study encompassing surrounding regions in South Eastern Ontario from Belleville to Cornwall. The project includes assessing and inventorying current resources and processes to streamline, organize, and promote participating regions jointly, leveraging the strength of the region’s unique assets and communities to position South Eastern Ontario as a filmmaking destination. As part of this study, the Kingston Film Office will complete extensive locations photography across greater Kingston and the surrounding regions this summer. Continue reading

Weekly Traffic Report – July 23 to 30

July 23, 2021 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.  Between Traffic Reports, check for updates. Significant City or Utilities Kingston-related traffic disruptions will be sent out on the City’s Twitter feed @CityofKingston. Continue reading

CFRC's Queer Prom Radio Hour Finalist in National Radio Awards

The National Campus/Community Radio Association has announced finalists for National Radio Awards to be awarded at the annual gala event happening virtually August 20th 2021. Continue reading

Fresh at the market this weekend: budget talk!

Heading to Springer Market Square on Saturday? If so, plan to stop by the City’s Budget Engagement Table! Continue reading

Gender Affirming Assistance Program takes off in Kingston

A youth led initiative has been started in Kingston with an aim at reducing barriers faced by the trans, non-binary and gender diverse communities when it comes to accessing products and support services. Continue reading

City to re-open the PumpHouse Museum July 20

July , 2021 The PumpHouse Museum will re-open on Tuesday, July 20 for pre-booked small group tours and children’s educational programming.  This is in response to Step 3 of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen and includes the following offerings.  Continue reading

KFPL, Alzheimer Society offer Reminiscing Kits to support those living with dementia

Reminiscing with loved ones is a time-honoured way to connect. For people living with dementia, and their  caregivers, reminiscing takes on an even more critical role. Looking at something that sparks a conversation or  reflection provides the potential for remembered moments from the past, and a meaningful way to  communicate and share. Continue reading

Meet Our Makers with KFPL and community partners

There are many advantages to living, working, and playing in a place as beautiful and varied as Frontenac  County. The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is coming together with community partners to highlight one  amazing feature of Frontenac County: its people. Continue reading