Month: July 2016

moving our community forward together

Preliminary Design for the Third Crossing

One of my key priorities as mayor is to advance the Third Crossing, a project that will connect Kingston’s east end and north end with a new 1.2km bridge across the Cataraqui River. City Council approved a plan to make the Third Crossing project ‘shovel-ready’ and staff have been working to develop the preliminary design, a…
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Advancing Affordable Housing in Kingston

During the 2014 election I ran on a platform to move Kingston forward together. As your mayor I work daily to move us forward by ensuring  we make investments that improve the quality of life across  our community. This includes the investments being made to increase the supply of affordable housing in Kingston, which can…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – July 12

Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 3 minutes. Highlights from the July 12 Council meeting include discussions on three hot topics; expanding the affordable housing supply with two projects discussed, 7 Wright Crescent and 1316-1318 Princess Street. As well as an agreement…
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City to Celebrate The Hip with Live Stream Event

I am thrilled to announce plans for the City of Kingston, in partnership with the Downtown Kingston BIA!,  Kingston Accommodation Partners and Kingston Police, to live stream The Tragically Hip’s ‘Man Machine Poem’ concert in Springer Market Square on August 20. August 20th will be proclaimed “The Tragically Hip Day” in the City of Kingston with…
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KEDCO: It’s Time to Move Forward

Throughout the last year of debate and discussion about KEDCO, my position has always been clear. We need a new version of KEDCO – a new economic development agency with a renewed focus to position Kingston as a leader across the province and the country. Economic development has changed significantly over the last decade; it’s…
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