Bill 216 Food Literacy for Students Act Passes Second Hearing

Groundbreaking Private Members Bill Aims To Integrate Food Literacy  Education Into The Ontario School Curriculum  KINGSTON, Nov 19th, 2020— Organizations across the province welcome Bill 216 “Food Literacy For  Students Act”, calling it a major step towards supporting students’ long-term health and wellbeing Continue reading

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Moves to “Protect”Level Protocols

BROCKVILLE & KINGSTON, ON – The YMCA of Eastern Ontario will be moving to “protect” level protocols effective Monday, November 23 at its locations in Kingston and Brockville. Continue reading

City invites resident feedback on Cataraqui Woods Dr. multi-use pathway rest areas

November 18, 2020 As part of the City’s ongoing efforts to make it easier to get around Kingston through active modes of transportation, a new multi-use pathway is being developed along the south side of Cataraqui Woods Drive between Sydenham Road and Centennial Drive.  Continue reading

Utilities Kingston warns of suspicious phone calls

November 18, 2020 Concerned customers have alerted Utilities Kingston about suspicious phone calls from an un-named company. The callers are attempting to book an appointment for an in-home assessment of gas and electricity appliances. Continue reading

Input Sought on the City’s new build net-zero policy and incentive program

November 17, 2020 Attention Kingston property owners and builders: the City is seeking your feedback on a proposed Green Standard Community Improvement Plan (CIP). If implemented, this CIP would incentivize the construction of new low-impact buildings, and help the City achieve its target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040.  Continue reading

City to begin accepting sewage system permits,

November 17, 2020 The City’s Department of Building Services is preparing to take over the process for administering sewage system inspections. While this service has been provided by KFL&A Public Health since 1998, responsibility for the process will shift to the City, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Continue reading

Utilities Kingston urges customers to report gas smells, install and obey alarms

November 17, 2020 As winter approaches, and more gas-fueled appliances are in use, Utilities Kingston urges its customers to heed the following gas safety tips. “Using natural gas is safe. Modern gas appliances are certified to high standards, they have built-in safety features, and the contractors who install them are specially trained and licensed. Still, we want people to know how to react if they suspect a gas leak or hear their carbon monoxide alarms go off,” says Utilities Kingston manager of service and gas operations, Karen Santucci. Continue reading

Artillery Park set to reopen for recreational use Nov.17

November 16, 2020 Starting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St., will reopen for recreational use under the province’s re-opening framework and through guidance from KFL&A Public Health in two stages: Fitness Centre and gymnasium – will be available for drop-in use starting Tuesday Nov. 17. Pools – will be available for drop-in use starting Monday, Nov. 23. Continue reading

Two New Faculty Societies and 39 New & Returning Clubs Ratified at AMS Assembly

November 12 2020-AMS Assembly at Queen's University ratified 39 new and returning AMS clubs and approved the existence of two new Faculty Societies at their November 12th virtual meeting. Continue reading

John Counter Boulevard overpass complete, road to reopen Nov. 13

November 12, 2020 Construction of the rail overpass on John Counter Boulevard is complete and the stretch between Princess St. and Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard will reopen tomorrow. This marks a major milestone for the John Counter Boulevard Expansion Project, which will fully conclude in early 2021after more than a decade of engineering work and five phases of construction. Continue reading