Tag Archives: Kingston

Rebuilding, renovation work continues on Kingston’s Queen City Oil Company Building

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

It’s one of the last remaining symbols of Kingston’s industrial past. The “Queen City Oil Company Building” on North Street along the inner harbour is undergoing a major transformation, from industrial to residential. What do the Smith and Robinson Building and the Woolen Mill have in common? Both were …

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Kingston region sees 3rd COVID-19 death, 130 active cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

KFL&A Public Health reported the region’s third COVID-19-related death over the weekend. The health unit confirmed Monday that a woman in her 50s died as a result of the disease. There were also 24 new cases in the Kingston area over the weekend. As of Sunday afternoon, active cases …

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‘Don’t make it a time that COVID-19 spreads’: Kingston MOH suggests virtual Mother’s Day

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Kingston’s medical officer of health is asking local residents not to gather this Mother’s Day weekend as COVID-19 cases continue to spread in the region. “We would hope that multiple different families don’t get together over this weekend, especially as our rates are increasing,” Dr. Kieran Moore said in …

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Major COVID-19 outbreak linked to Kingston construction site, 32 cases associated

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a Kingston construction site, says the medical officer of health for the region. According to Dr. Kieran Moore, as of Tuesday, there are 32 COVID-19 cases associated with the site, making it the largest workplace COVID-19 outbreak seen in the region. Moore would …

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Kingston zoning bylaw would see places worship sublet space to businesses

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As places of worship struggle to fill their seats due to COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Kingston is looking to help. Since places of worship and small business have been two of the hardest-hit sectors during the coronavirus pandemic, the city is proposing that they team up and recover …

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Kingston councillor proposes motion to condemn MPP Randy Hillier’s COVID-19 actions

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Kingston city council will be next on the list of municipalities voting on whether or not to condemn area MPP Randy Hillier for his stance on COVID-19. Local city councillor Bridget Doherty has proposed a motion to be considered during next week’s city council meeting that would ask Premier …

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Front-line workers say 3 paid sick days not enough

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A day after the Ford government announced its new paid sick leave program, front-line workers say it’s not what they expected to be offered. Premier Doug Ford called the plan “one of the best” paid sick leave programs in North America, but that’s not how Barb DeRoche, the president …

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COVID-19: Quinte Health Care officials update media on status of hospitals during 3rd wave

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on the Quinte 5 inpatient unit at Belleville General Hospital, after three staff members tested positive. Contract tracing is underway and all patients and staff will be tested. Meanwhile, all visits to the unit will be paused for at least two weeks, except …

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COVID-19: Kingston-area golf course officials frustrated by no-golfing order from province

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Monday was a nice day to be out on the golf course, but not in Ontario. The province has closed golf courses during the latest lockdown and that has many golfers teed off, wondering why the seasonal outdoor activity poses a threat of COVID-19. The Colonnade Golf and Country …

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COVID-19: City of Kingston aims to clarify public health guidelines with new online tool

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By John Lawless Global News Posted April 22, 2021 6:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Do you have any questions about the public health measures that have been put …

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