City Matters: Weekly COVID-19 Bulletin Dec. 23

News from the City   Effective Saturday, Dec. 26, the KFL&A Region will be in the Grey-Lockdown level Continue reading

Queen's Urges Students to avoid returning to Kingston until January 23rd 2021

December 23rd 2020 In a press release issued today, Queen's University has urged students to avoid returning to Kingston until after January 23rd 2020. Continue reading

Queen's Park Locks Down Ontario as of December 26th

In a scheduled announcement on December 21st 2020 at 1:24 PM, Ontario Premiere Doug Ford stated that his government would implement a province-wide shutdown effective 12:01 AM December 26th 2020.  Continue reading

City of Kingston Open Budget Update

December 21, 2020 This fall, the City of Kingston asked residents to provide input on the 2021 and future operating and capital budgets. The community stepped up!  Continue reading

Kingston to move to Orange Level Monday Dec. 21st

Kingston, ON – Today at 4:45 p.m. the government of Ontario announced that the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region will move from the Yellow–Protect level to the Orange–Restrict level of the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open COVID-19 Response Framework. The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in KFL&A over the past two weeks means that the region meets the criteria for the orange–restrict level, with a weekly incidence rate between 25 and 39.9 cases per 100,000. Continue reading

Traffic Report – Dec. 18 to Jan. 8

December 18, 2020 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you. Continue reading

Patient at Providence Care Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

On December 17, 2020, Providence Care received confirmation a newly admitted patient at our hospital site tested positive for COVID-19. Continue reading

COVID-19 status update from KFL&A Public Health: ‘crucial week’ ahead

December 15 2020  Dr. Kieran Moore said that the number of COVID-19 cases associated with last week’s outbreaks is starting to level off. Speaking to the press on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 Dr. Moore provided a status update for the Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region. “Our numbers are coming down. We’re not in the 20s that we saw last week,” he said, in reference to the daily COVID-19 case counts. KFL&A Public Health reported a record-high 24 cases on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, and reached 100 active cases over the weekend. Only seven new cases were reported on Monday. Continue reading

Holidays to affect City transit & services schedule

December 15, 2020  City of Kingston services and facilities will be affected by the holidays as outlined below.  Continue reading

City and Kingston Police issue 50 charges under the Reopening Ontario Act

December 15, 2020  Kingston’s enforcement partners are working together to keep residents safe. Earlier this week, City Bylaw Enforcement filed 31 charges under the Reopening Ontario Act for violations related to hosting indoor social gatherings of more than 10 people. These charges result from investigations completed in November and December by the Bylaw Enforcement Department. Each Part 3 Summons issued is subject to a minimum $10,000 fine upon a conviction being registered. Kingston Police have also issued 19 Reopening Ontario Act charges and one fine under the Quarantine Act. Continue reading