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City invites residents to "Show us your Kingston"

April 10, 2017 -

The City of Kingston wants to see – and show – Kingston through YOUR eyes.

Upload your photos of Kingston by July 3 and you could win vouchers for a 2017/18 Grand Theatre Presents show or a 10-ride Kingston Transit card.  Submitted photos may be used in City communications to show the beauty, diversity and vibrancy of Kingston life and all its moods.

"East-end, west-end, north-end, midtown and rural Kingston – we are hoping to see all kinds of neighbourhoods and all kinds of Kingstonians. Show us your personality when you show us your Kingston," says Debbi Miller, manager, communications and public engagement.   

Some of the most compelling images used by the City have been submitted by residents. They have appeared in City-produced communications like the Annual Report, ads, posters and on the City's website, Twitter and Facebook feeds.

Share photographs of:

  • Your walk to work or school.
  • Your play spaces.
  • Your neighbourhood.
  • Your family and friends enjoying the city.
  • A cherished view.

Submission and Contest Details

Submit your photo to the Show us your Kingston contest by Monday, July 3 using the My City Portal. You will need to register to get an account and/or sign-in by clicking on "Sign-in" in the top right corner of at www.CityofKingston.ca.  Once you have an account, you can upload as many pictures as you would like – and see the photographs that others have submitted.

Access the photo upload tool via the My City portal. An account on the City website is required for submission.

If you submit one of the three best pictures chosen by the City of Kingston's communications and public engagement division, you will win ticket vouchers to be used for any 2017/18 Grand Theatre Presents show (valid starting Aug. 21 and may be redeemed at the box office). All participants will have their names entered into a random draw for a 10-ride Kingston Transit card.

The winners will be announced on Monday, July 10.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

Twitter: @CityofKingston
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheCityofKingston

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Media contact: For more information call the communications and customer experience department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.