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Thanks for showing the City YOUR Kingston!

July 10, 2017 -

The City received 241 photographs of Kingston for its Show us your Kingston photography contest and the top three winners are:

Manfred Rupp for "Sunlit Pearls"

Sunlit Pearls

John Laframboise for "Kingston Waterfront"

Kingston Waterfront

Megs Juan-Cornelio for "Once upon a crimson sky"

Once upon a crimson sky

"The top three shots are gorgeous images that both set a mood and show off Kingston. We are so grateful to get such a wide selection of photos that we can use in our communications materials to show Kingston through the eyes of those who live here," says Debbi Miller, manager, communications and public engagement division.

The top three winners received vouchers for a show of their choice at the Grand Theatre. Ten other winners were selected in a random draw of participants and will receive a 10-ride Kingston Transit pass.

All of the submitted photos are available for viewing at

To add more photos access the My City Portal, by using the "sign-in" link in the upper right corner of every page at (you need to create an account to use the portal). While the contest is over, residents may continue to upload their photos through the portal. All uploaded images will be considered for use in City of Kingston communications materials – on the website, Facebook, Twitter, ads, posters and publications.

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. 

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