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 an exciting place to do business and is committed to greater economic resiliency. Building on our motto of "where history and innovation thrive," Kingston is positioned to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation.
A strong and robust infrastructure ensures a high quality-of-life for Kingstonians. It also provides the foundation needed to support a sustainable community.
Quality-of-life and the positive characteristics of a city make it livable. The concept of livability embraces balancing the four pillars of sustainability and promoting community engagement and pride.
The protection and preservation of the environment is our collective responsibility.
Kingston's waterfront is a prominent feature and asset to the community. A vibrant waterfront requires balanced and respectful development that improves public access.
Kingston is committed to being transparent and accountable, empowering the community to participate in meaningful and innovative solutions. Citizen engagement in the democratic process is central to this work. As such, citizens have the right to access documents and proceedings to allow for effective public involvement in and oversight of civic affairs.