Enforcement partners report weekend was quiet after Section 22 Order took effect

March 16, 2021 After a quiet weekend, City Bylaw Enforcement, Kingston Police and KFL&A Public Health are thanking residents for working together to avoid large gatherings and keep the Kingston community safe. A drop in charges from the evening of March 12 to March 13 indicates that most residents are adhering to the March 4 Section 22 Order limiting gatherings of more than five individuals who do not live together. Continue reading

Kingston Fire & Rescue Hosts Safety Experts Online To Help Educate Area Residents About "The Silent Killer"

March 16, 2021 Kingston firefighters and a panel of Canada’s top carbon monoxide (CO) safety experts joined forces online today in a virtual event to warn area residents of the dangers of “The Silent Killer.” Continue reading

Deferred property taxes are due on March 31

March 16, 2021 Property-owners: you should now have received your interim property tax bill. Please plan to pay your property taxes by March 31. Continue reading

Spring flooding – be prepared!

The City urges residents who live in flood-prone areas to be prepared in the event of flooding. While Cataraqui Conservation does not expect widespread flooding at this time, the City reminds residents that every neighbourhood is at risk of basement flooding, even if it’s never happened before. Continue reading

Female networking group offers business support and connection

 There is a small but mighty networking group in Eastern Ontario, with the focus of empowering female entrepreneurs in the region.  Continue reading

Documentary shines spotlight on special bond between young musicians and Providence Manor residents

For more than a decade, students with Canta Arya School for Strings have been performing for residents at Providence Manor. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school would host as many as 20 concerts a year at the long-term care home. Continue reading

Weekly Traffic Report – March 12 to 19

March 12, 2021 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you. Check www.CityofKingston.ca/RoadClosures for traffic. Significant City or Utilities Kingston-related traffic disruptions will also be sent out on the City’s Twitter feed @CityofKingston. Continue reading

Queen’s moves to isolate and test students as a result of a COVID-19 outbreak

Kingston, ON – Queen’s University is responding to a COVID-19 outbreak of approximately five students in the university community, which has impacted students living on and off campus. All students of immediate concern have been informed, are isolating, and following proper protocols. Continue reading

Small business property owners: Apply by March 22 for tax deferral program

March 10, 2021 The City has re-launched a tax deferral program aimed at providing financial relief to small business property owners who have been impacted by COVID-19. Continue reading

KFL&A Pharmacies to Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative on March 12

Mar 9 2020 - Kingston – A new COVID-19 vaccine initiative with over 330 pharmacies participating from three regions in Ontario, including KFL&A, Windsor-Essex, and Metro Toronto is set to launch on Friday, March 12, 2021. KFL&A region may receive over 20,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to share with over 40 pharmacies in the KFL&A region, each initially receiving approximately 500 doses. Continue reading