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Traffic Report

July 20, 2018 - See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/Construction . Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates. Kingston Transit Riders Find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours . Ministry of Transportation For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit ...

Fire Chief says high risk of wild fire demands extra vigilance

July 19, 2018 - A total ban on open air burning was announced earlier this week.  Now, Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong is urging residents to be extra vigilant to prevent wild fires and to yield when they see volunteer firefighters responding to calls. Volunteer firefighters use flashing green strobe lights on their dashboards of their personal vehicles to show they are responding to an...

Kingston to host Pickleball National Championships

July 19, 2018 - Posted on behalf of Tourism Kingston Kingston has won the right to host the 2019 and 2020 Pickleball National Championships backhanding challenges from Burnaby, British Columbia and Red Deer, Alberta. Kingston will welcome almost 1,000 participants from across Canada from June 27-30, 2019 and June 25-28, 2020 to compete at INVISTA Centre. The tournament is expected...

Public Hearings - Commitee of Adjustment - July 28, 2018

July 18, 2018 - Monday July 28, 2018 at 5:30p.m. at 1211 John Counter Boulevard 268 Sydenham Street – D13-035-2017 Permission to expand a legal non-conforming use (row house unit). The owner intends to convert the attic of an existing row dwelling unit into a fully functional floor with dormer windows, increasing the livable floor area of the unit by approximately 46.3 square...

Kingston Fire & Rescue issues total open air burn ban due to fire hazard risk

July 18, 2018 - Kingston Fire & Rescue has issued a total ban on open air burning, due to the recent dry conditions. The total ban comes into effect immediately and applies to all properties within Kingston until further notice. Violators face potential fines of up to $50,000 and may also be liable for fire suppression costs. "Once again, the forecast shows dry conditions for...

City recognizes eight Golden Diverters

July 18, 2018 - The City of Kingston wants to recognize its Golden Diverters. This year, more than 50 households took on the Golden Diverter Challenge with eight perfect residents achieving the gold standard for curbside collection. "We thank all residents who participated in the program, and for making waste diversion a priority in their households. Reaching our goal of 60 per cent...

New, enhanced Everything Drainage Workshop: protect your property from water issues

July 16, 2018 – Utilities Kingston invites homeowners to participate in the free Everything Drainage Workshop –  to help them manage excess water on their property, prevent basement flooding and comply with the City of Kingston's Sewer Use Bylaw. New this year, Utilities Kingston is offering an enhanced option for homeowners who have participated in an Everything Drainage Workshop in...

Launch of 2018 bike-share program delayed

July 13, 2018 - The City of Kingston has been informed by Dropbike Inc., the provider of Kingston's bike-share program, that the launch of this year's bike-share program will be delayed until mid to late September. The delay is due to a manufacturer's recall of some components on bikes destined for Kingston's bike-share program.  "Of course we are disappointed with the delay of...

Traffic Report

July 13, 2018 - See the entire 2015-18 infrastructure program at www.CityofKingston.ca/Construction . Follow us @CityofKingston for weather response updates. Kingston Transit riders Find the up-to-date list of all detours/service alerts at www.CityofKingston.ca/BusDetours . Ministry of Transportation For bilingual travel information on Ontario highways visit ...

Kingston's City Hall offers free tours featuring three new exhibits

July 11, 2018 - Volunteer tour guides are busy this summer sharing the history of Kingston's City Hall, a national historic site and highlighting three new exhibits. Newly added to City's Hall attractions, the free tours will feature these exciting new exhibits: Out of the Vault . . . Treasures from the City's civic collection Visit the Payment Centre on the first floor of...
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