KINGSTON NEWS

Toys for Tickets collects 370 toys

This year's Toys for Tickets campaign collected 370 toys on 300 tickets representing $7,000 in parking fines waived by the City.

No parking on streets overnight starting Dec. 1

Starting Saturday, Dec. 1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. – and from 12 a.m. to 7 a.m. on the streets that surround Kingston General Hospital.

2018 Mayor's Arts Awards recipients announced

Mayor Bryan Paterson presented awards to five people for their artistic achievements and extraordinary contributions in and to the arts.

CITY BLOGS

Population, housing and employment projections help shape Kingston’s future

If you are planning a city, it helps to know who you are planning it for and where they might live and work. This is why the City updates its Population, Housing and Employment Projections...

Starting a new business? We can help you get your licence.

Having a business licence proves that your business location and operations have been vetted by all those were required to do so to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the public. ...

Updates on the City’s proposed Residential Licensing Program and short-term rentals

With the overall goal of ensuring safe and legal housing and short-term accommodations for residents and visitors alike, City staff presented the administrative policies committee with a...

EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Tue, December 11, 2018 5:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
City Hall - Councillors' Lounge
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Start Date:
Wed, December 12, 2018 4:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Meeting Rooms A & B, Isabel Turner Branch
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Start Date:
Thu, December 13, 2018 6:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
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Start Date:
Thu, December 13, 2018 9:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Have you taken a DNA test from a genealogy company like Ancestry or FamilyTree DNA? Did you know those results can be shared online with other genealogy websites as well? In this workshop, you'll learn how to work with your test results to find more matches. Take your DNA research to the next level! Joyce Fingland from the Ontario Genealogical Society will guide you through the process on Thursday, December 13, starting at 7 p.m. at the Isabel Turner branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. This workshop will show you how to upload your DNA results to the GedMatch and MyHeritage sites. Joyce will explain the pros and cons of each service and show how each has helped to find more matches for her own family tree. This event is open to anyone who has already taken a DNA test and received the results. For this workshop, participants will need a few basic computer skills and the login information from their original DNA test company. Seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance. Registration opens on Saturday, December 1, at 9 a.m. and can be done either online at events.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. For more information, visit www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Thu, December 13, 2018 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 935 Gardiners Rd.
Description:

Have you taken a DNA test from a genealogy company like Ancestry or FamilyTree DNA?  Did you know those results can be shared online with other genealogy websites as well?  In this workshop, you'll learn how to work with your test results to find more matches.  Take your DNA research to the next level!

Joyce Fingland from the Ontario Genealogical Society will guide you through the process on Thursday, December 13, starting at 7 p.m. at the Isabel Turner branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.

This workshop will show you how to upload your DNA results to the GedMatch and MyHeritage sites. Joyce will explain the pros and cons of each service and show how each has helped to find more matches for her own family tree.

This event is open to anyone who has already taken a DNA test and received the results. For this workshop, participants will need a few basic computer skills and the login information from their original DNA test company. Seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance. Registration opens on Saturday, December 1, at 9 a.m. and can be done either online at events.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888.  For more information, visit www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Mon, December 17, 2018 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Innovation Park - Enterprise Room
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Start Date:
Mon, December 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Stationview Room - City Hall
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Start Date:
Mon, December 17, 2018 5:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
1211 John Counter Boulevard
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Start Date:
Mon, December 17, 2018 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
To Be Determined
Description:
Come to an informal drop-in information session to learn about the City's plan to convert the existing wading pool in McBurney Park to a splash pad. See the Parks Development page for project details.
Start Date:
Mon, December 17, 2018 2:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Artillery Park Aquatic Centre 382 Bagot St.
Description:

Come to an informal drop-in information session to learn about the City's plan to convert the existing wading pool in McBurney Park to a splash pad. See the Parks Development page for project details.

Start Date:
Tue, December 18, 2018 7:30 PM
Duration:
5 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber
Description:
Come to an informal drop-in information session to learn about the City's plan to convert the existing wading pool in McBurney Park to a splash pad. See the Parks Development page for project details.
Start Date:
Tue, December 18, 2018 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Artillery Park Aquatic Centre 382 Bagot St.
Description:

Come to an informal drop-in information session to learn about the City's plan to convert the existing wading pool in McBurney Park to a splash pad. See the Parks Development page for project details.

Start Date:
Thu, December 20, 2018 12:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KPSB Boardroom at Police Headquarters, 705 Division Street
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Start Date:
Tue, December 25, 2018 12:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
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Start Date:
Wed, December 26, 2018 5:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
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