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Kingston and Canadian Innovation

October 6, 2017 - This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-coast will come together to honour their great country in meaningful...

Kingston and Canadian Scholarship

September 8, 2017 - This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-to coast will join friends, neighbours, and families to honour their...

Coming to Kingston: SESQUIdome to feature HORIZON - a 360 degree cinematic experience

August 1, 2017 - From Aug. 11 to 15, the City of Kingston is hosting SESQUI, a Canada 150 Signature Initiative, across from the Rogers K-Rock Centre.  There – inside the giant,...

Kingston's and Canadian railways

July 21, 2017 - This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-to coast will honour our great country in meaningful ways. Throughout...

City marks 176 years of being Canada's First Capital

On June 15, Kingston marks the 176th anniversary of being the First Capital of a united Canada with a day of free history-themed activities at City Park.

Kingston and great Canadian women

Numerous Kingston women leaders, artists and visionaries have made their mark on Canada – and their legacies have shaped Kingston and Canada.

Cancelled tree planting ceremony

May 5, 2017 - The sesquicentennial tree planting ceremony that was scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, May 6 is cancelled due to the heavy rain that is occurring and is forecast to continue for...

City to plant 150 Trees to mark sesquicentennial

April 21, 2017 - This event has been cancelled due to the heavy rain. To mark the sesquicentennial of the Confederation of Canada, the City of Kingston will plant 150 trees specially...

Kingston and Canada's Great Politicians

March 3, 2017 - This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-to coast will join families, friends and neighbours to honour our great...

Kingston and the creation of the Canadian flag

February 10, 2017 - This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast will join friends, neighbours, and families to honour their great...

Pump House Steam Museum issues open call for shocking and zany objects

January 16, 2017 - The Pump House Steam Museum wants your interesting, zany and unusual objects for its Kingston: Believe It or Not exhibit. As part of the city's Sesquicentennial...

Kingston and Canada's Favourite Game

January 13, 2017 - This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast will join family, friends and neighbours to honour their...

City's 'Engage for Change' Sesquicentennial project to be supported by the Government of Canada

January 11, 2017 - Engage for Change – a City of Kingston Sesquicentennial project designed to increase collaboration with Indigenous Peoples – will be supported by $83,600 from the...

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...

Some Enchanted Evening: 150 years of operetta comes to the Grand

December 13, 2016 - Kingston begins Canada's 150th birthday celebrations early in 2017 when four of Canada's finest singers join forces to celebrate 150 years of musical theatre and operetta....

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...