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Mayor launches Innovation Tour

August 30, 2017 -

Mayor Bryan Paterson wants to learn about all the innovative and creative ways Kingston is achieving the vision of a smart, livable, 21st century city – and spread the word about it! 

"Innovation can be found in many different forms across the community and as mayor I want to showcase these exciting new approaches and technologies," says Mayor Bryan Paterson. "The innovation happening in Kingston is astonishing and I look forward to sharing these incredible success stories."

During the Mayor's Innovation Tour Mayor Paterson will be visiting local companies, public sector institutions, City departments and community agencies to learn more about innovation happening in Kingston and share what he learns with the community.

"If you know of a fresh or innovative approach being taken by a community group, organization or business I want to hear about it," says Mayor Paterson. "The tour is about sharing stories of success and celebrating leaders and fresh approaches across our community."

The tour launches today and is set to continue throughout the fall. To view pictures and stories from the tour visit and follow along on Twitter and Instagram by following @MayorPaterson and the hashtag #MITour.


Media contact: For more information contact Amber Bryant-Peller, Assistant to the Mayor, 613-546-4291 ext. 1405

Twitter: @MayorPaterson
Instagram: MayorPaterson