The Kingston Symphony moves its Symphony Education Partnership online

In past years, over 2,500 Grade 4 students would have visited the concert hall over the course of two days in March to experience a live performance presented by the Kingston Symphony. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this year, we have moved this program online in order to reach these students and as a result have more than doubled the number of children we will reach in our region. Continue reading

Pitch-In 2021: Promoting a safe and litter-free Kingston

March 30, 2021 Has time outdoors become a lifeline for you this past year? Sustainable Kingston invites you to take part in Pitch-In Kingston 2021, being held April 21-25, and clean up the green spaces that have given us so much. Continue reading

Smith School of Business Dean announcement

Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane is pleased to announce the appointment of Wanda Costen as Dean, Smith School of Business for a five-year term effective July 1, 2021.  Continue reading

Poet Laureate One-on-One Mentorship

Kingston Frontenac Public Library is looking for five emerging or practising poets aged 14 or older who are interested in an hour-long one-on-one online mentorship session this spring with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux.  Continue reading

CFRC to host virtual, public Broadcast Interview Skills Workshop

Join us Thursday April 1st 2021 at 7:00 PM EST for our Conducting Broadcast News Interviews facilitated by Alexandra Fernandes, CFRC Community News Coordinator. Any member of the Queen's and Kingston Communities may attend!  The event is FREE.   Continue reading

Gates on Cataraqui Trail to Close March 31

Kingston – Cataraqui Conservation will be closing and locking the gates on the Cataraqui Trail on Wednesday March 31, 2021. Continue reading

Household Hazardous Waste Depot opens April 1

March 29, 2021 The Household Hazardous Waste Depot opens for the season on Thursday, April 1. Continue reading

Easter holiday to affect City and Utilities Kingston schedules

March 29, 2021 City and Utilities Kingston schedules change this week due to the Easter holiday.  Visiting in person risks spreading COVID-19.  Please limit close contact with those outside your household and continue to physically distance and use face coverings as required during the Easter long weekend. Continue reading

Ongwanada hosts “pop-up” COVID-19 vaccine clinics for service agencies in KFL&A

Kingston, ON (March 29, 2021) – Over the coming weeks, Ongwanada will be hosting pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the Ongwanada Resource Centre's auditorium (191 Portsmouth Avenue). These clinics will be for individuals with developmental disabilities living in congregate care settings from various agencies in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington, including Ongwanada, Community Living Kingston, Community Living North Frontenac, Community Living Lennox and Addington, Christian Horizons, and Sensity to name a few.  Continue reading

City Matters: Weekly COVID-19 Bulletin March 26

City Matters: COVID-19 Bulletin March 26 In this newsletter: City closes Breakwater Park beach area and Gord Downie Pier Variants of concern in KFL&A Section 22 Order extended until April 30, 2021 Ontario's online COVID-19 vaccine booking tool Continue reading