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Survey invites public input on municipal discounts

June 26, 2019 - The City of Kingston wants your input on how to make municipal discounts available to more people living in poverty. Currently, the City provides income-based and age-based discounts. "Through public consultation in 2017, we learned 76 per cent of respondents supported raising the income threshold so more people could qualify for income-based discounts," says...

Music in the Gardens free concert series returns to Lions Civic Gardens this summer

June 26, 2019 - Music in the Gardens brings live, local music to the west end of Kingston on select Wednesday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. in July and August. Bring your family, friends and a lawn chair to the Lions Civic Gardens and enjoy free music shows throughout the summer, ranging in genres from Celtic to jazz to pop to cabaret. Presented in partnership by the City of Kingston's...

Implementing Walk N' Roll Kingston - City releases draft Active Transportation 5-Year Implementation Plan

June 25, 2019 - The City has published the draft Active Transportation 5-Year Implementation Plan (ATIP) for public review. Residents are invited to read the document and offer any feedback they have by sending an e-mail to or through the Get Involved Kingston website by July 19. The ATIP transforms Kingston's Active Transportation Master Plan into...

Moist to headline free Rockin' the Square concert Aug. 2

June 25, 2019 - Rockin' the Square, an annual free concert presented by the City of Kingston returns to Springer Market Square on Friday, Aug. 2. Kick off the Civic holiday weekend with an evening of free music starting at 8 p.m. featuring platinum-selling band Moist and special guest, Kingston's own Paper Ladies. The presenting radio partner for this concert is K-Rock 105.7. Moist...

Patio Application - Union Kitchen & Cocktails - 184 Princess St.

June 25, 2019 - The owner of Union Kitchen & Cocktails, located at 184 Princess St., has submitted an application to re-open an outdoor patio on the Princess Street frontage of the establishment for the purpose of serving food and alcoholic beverages. The proposed patio is an assignment of the former patio at this property and will have approximately eight tables and 16 chairs....

Patio Application - The Grocery Basket - 172 Ontario St.

June 25, 2019 - The owner of The Grocery Basket located at 172 Ontario St. has submitted an application to open an outdoor patio on the Johnson Street frontage of their establishment for the purpose of non-serving outdoor patio for their customers. The proposed new patio will have approximately 12 tables and 24 chairs. Drawings are available for review in the office of the...

Public Notice - Planning Committee - July 4, 2019

June 25, 2019 - Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. The City of Kingston planning committee will meet to discuss the matters listed below beginning at 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Residential Parking and Driveways City Wide – City of Kingston – D35-004-2019 Applications for Official Plan amendment and Zoning Bylaw amendment to...

City honours outstanding citizens with Civic Awards

June 24, 2019 - The City of Kingston's Civic Awards recognize the outstanding contributions made by residents to the community. This year's recipients, whose dedicated efforts positively impact the lives of Kingstonians, will be honoured at the Canada Day Civic Ceremony at noon on Monday, July 1 on the steps of City Hall. "I'm regularly inspired by the incredible people that devote...

Sister City student art exchange coming to Kingston

June 24, 2019 - The City of Kingston is set to welcome a delegation from one of its sister cities, Scottsdale, AZ, this month. The visit comes as the cities recently kicked off their 25th anniversary of partnership with a special exhibit – the Sister City Teen Art Show – which saw artwork produced by Kingston students from the Limestone District School Board displayed at the Scottsdale...

City schedule changes due to the Canada Day holiday

June 24, 2019 - The Canada Day fireworks will be in Confederation Basin at 10 p.m. on July 1 and free activities and events  are scheduled during the day, including: The City's Canada Day Carnival at Grass Creek Park, 2993 Highway 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  on Monday, July 1 featuring DJ, Kite Fest, carnival games and family fun activities. Find details at ...
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