Gananoque looking at development charges

The Town of Gananoque is considering introducing development charges in the near future. Development charges (DCs) are an additional fee charged to developers, usually on a flat rate per lot system, at the time that a building permit is issued. Continue reading

Utilities Kingston Says Make the right call to Report Utility Emergencies

November 23, 2020 Utilities Kingston is urging residents to know their electricity provider so they know who to call in the event of an electrical emergency. The utility company also wants residents to know they should call in to report potentially life-threatening emergencies – and not use email or social media. Continue reading

Limestone District School Board Issues Reminder on Inclement Weather Conditions

November 22nd 2020.  The Limestone District School Board has issued a reminder about how it handles inclement weather days. Continue reading

Leeds-Grenville-Lanark and Kingston-Frontenac and Lennox & Addington will move from Green level to Yellow

TORONTO/CORNWALL – While Toronto and Peel Region will move into lock-down as COVID-19 infections continue to rise, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit region will drop back down to Yellow level restrictions beginning Monday. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement Friday afternoon. Continue reading

University Library Expands Covid-safe Study Spaces

November 20th 2020 At the beginning of the academic year, the University Library system said that it will be opening 150 study seats at Stauffer Library, where students are able to book a maximum of 32 hours per month. That monthly limit has now increased to 60 hours per month and that these bookings can take place in three spaces; Stauffer Library, Mac-Corry Hall, and the Education Library. Stauffer Library has also increased its capacity to 244 seats as of November 18, 2020. Continue reading

Dinner and a Movie Series Launches November 30th

DINNER AND A MOVIE SERIES Kingston Canadian Film Festival, The Screening Room and Olivea are presenting a DINNER AND A MOVIE series, starting November 30 2020.   Each film will be accompanied by snacks at the theatre and a 3-course meal (inspired by the film) at Olivea immediately following the film. Continue reading

KCFF Accepting Submissions and Waiving Fees

The Kingston Canadian Film Festival is now accepting feature length and short-film submissions until December 15th 2020. Continue reading

EngSoc Shutters Tea Room until Year's End

The Tea Room at Queen's University shut its doors on November 13th and will remain closed until the end of the academic year in April 2021. Continue reading

Enjoy Kingston: local “Love” and lights to shine all winter long

November 20, 2020 Because it is a dark time and we need light, the City of Kingston and Tourism Kingston have partnered to add more LED lights and lighting installations downtown this winter. Continue reading

Grand Theatre Foundation in YGK Dissolving

A job well done: Grand Theatre Foundation announces it is dissolving and passing the baton after years of successful fundraising on behalf of the City November 20, 2020 Continue reading