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K-Town Countdown ushers in Canada's Sesquicentennial year

December 19, 2016 – This year, the K-Town Countdown on New Year's Eve will usher in Canada's 150th year! Skate to the DJ's "coolest" rhythms and enjoy fun activities for all ages – ending...

Canada's Sesquicentennial in Kingston launches on New Year's Eve

December 13, 2016 - In 2017, Canada will celebrate its 150th anniversary of confederation. Throughout this historic year, Canadians from coast-to-coast will join families, friends and...

All aboard for holiday-themed train show at Pump House Steam Museum

December 7, 2016 - Choo-choo on down to the Pump House Steam Museum's new All Aboard for the Holidays train show this Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. "We...

Kingston Penitentiary tours to continue for 2017 tourism season

December 5, 2016 - The City of Kingston in partnership with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) will continue the highly successful Kingston...

Work to sewer line to affect urban K&P Trail, area residents and businesses

December 2, 2016 - Starting Tuesday, Dec. 6, work to a sewer line will affect the urban K&P trail from Rideau and Montreal streets to Hagerman Avenue. "The urban K&P Trail is...

"…Each stone
older than human life. Our lives, that blow through
brief as weather, on the surface of these streets,
these rock shelves,
this old mountain…"

 – From the poem "Limestone" by Helen Humphreys, Kingston's
Poet Laureate.