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

Weekly Traffic Report – March 26 to April 2

March 26, 2021 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you. Check for traffic. Significant City or Utilities Kingston-related traffic disruptions will also be sent out on the City’s Twitter feed @CityofKingston. Continue reading

Inmates moved to Kingston area prison after BCC fire

Thirty inmates displaced by last week’s fire at Baffin Correctional Centre have been sent to Joyceville Institution, a medium-security federal prison outside Kingston, Ont., Nunavut’s Department of Justice announced Monday. Continue reading

Kingston Chamber of Commerce Responds to Provincial Budget

Following the release of the Ontario Provincial Government's 2021 Budget, Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy, the Kingston Chamber of Commerce has also released the following statement: Continue reading

Mayor Paterson Responds to 2021 Ontario Budget

March 25, 2021 Yesterday, the Ontario Government tabled its 2021 budget at Queen’s Park in Toronto with two key pillars – protecting people’s health and protecting the economy. The budget outlined several measures that will be important to Kingston businesses, regional social service agencies and residents, as part of the recovery from the pandemic. Continue reading

Variants of Concern are Cause of Over 40 Per Cent of New COVID-19 Cases in KFL&A

March 25, 2021 Today Dr. Moore has confirmed that 42.1 per cent of cases reported within KFL&A in the last 7-day period ending on March 18 are variants of concern and provincially, Ontario is reporting 2380 new cases, a sharp rise in total cases with an average provincial variant positivity of 49.1 per cent (same time period). Continue reading

Queen's Principal addresses community concerns over COVID-19 cases

March 25th 2021.  Following the recent uptick of COVID-19 cases among Queen's University students in residence and off campus, Principal and Vice Chancellor of Queen's University, Patrick Deane has issued a statement reiterating the University's commitment to help protect the health and safety of all community members. Continue reading

CFRC Opens 4 Summer Work Study Positions

CFRC is pleased to offer FOUR super fun, skills-building work-study positions to eligible graduate or undergraduate students at Queen's University.  Full Details are available via the Career Services Website.   Continue reading

Spring to climate action – just one week left to help Martha’s Table and Habitat for Humanity green their good work

March 24, 2021 There is just one week left to donate to the Kingston Community Climate Action Fund (KCCAF) to help Martha’s Table and Habitat for Humanity Kingston Limestone Region realize projects that will green their good work. Continue reading