Live in an apartment or condo? Take the Food Waste Diversion survey

January 18, 2021  Live in an apartment or condo? The City is seeking your input as it considers the option of making the Green Bin program – or the separation of food waste and organics from garbage – mandatory in apartments/condos. Continue reading

Weekly Traffic Report – Jan. 15 to 22

Weekly Traffic Report – Jan. 15 to 22 January 15, 2021  Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.  Check www.CityofKingston.ca/RoadClosures for traffic. Significant City or Utilities Kingston-related traffic disruptions will also be sent out on the City’s Twitter feed @CityofKingston. Continue reading

City Matters: Weekly COVID-19 Bulletin Jan 15 2021

City Matters: Weekly COVID-19 Bulletin Jan. 15 The Ontario Government has declared a provincial state of emergency and implemented new health measures and regulations to enhance public health measures and fight the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading

COVID-19 regulations: Community enforcement partners' advice to residents

January 15, 2021  In response to new regulations and the declaration of a second provincial state of emergency, Kingston Police, City Bylaw Enforcement and KFL&A Public Health are reminding residents that preventing the spread of COVID-19 remains a collaborative community effort. Continue reading

Stricter COVID-19 measures to impact City services

January 13, 2021  The Ontario Government has declared a state of emergency and announced orders, which will come into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14. The Province says it will review the emergency order in 14 days. Continue reading

Kingston City Council bans ‘conversion therapy’

Jan 13 2020 Kingston City Council has passed a motion to ban the practice of conversion therapy within the municipality. Continue reading

CFRC Seeks Submissions for Black History Month

Students and Faculty Members at Queen's University as well as members of the community are invited to join us on CFRC to share stories of Black excellence! CFRC is looking for individuals who would like to give short talks on broadcast radio on Black History and/or Black identities, that celebrate diversity and black and intersectional characters, that discuss race issues, that discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and more. Continue reading

City seeks input on update to Parks and Recreation Master Plan

January 12, 2021  It’s time to shape the future of active fun in Kingston. The City of Kingston is seeking your input as part of the process to update its Parks and Recreation Master Plan – the Plan which guides how programs and services are offered and directs investment in recreational facilities. It also looks at how the City can partner with other like-minded organizations, to offer more recreational opportunities to more people. Continue reading

Speaker preview for Kingston's virtual 2021 Climate Change Symposium

Jan 8th 2021  Severn Cullis-Suzuki thinks that January 2021 is the perfect time to resume the collective conversation about climate change. “It’s the beginning of a new year, we made it through 2020,” she said on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. “I think that this is a really important time for us to be reflecting on how we’re going to be getting back to a new reality after this pandemic is over.” Continue reading

KHSC ‘maximizing readiness,’ will accommodate out-of-town patients

Jan. 8th 2020.  Dr. David Pichora, CEO Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), has confirmed that Kingston hospitals are preparing to receive transfers of out-of-town patients, part of a coordinated provincial effort to manage hospital capacity as COVID-19 case numbers rise.  Continue reading