Month: December 2016

moving our community forward together

From the Mayor’s Chair – December 20

Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 3 minutes or less. Highlights from the December 20 Council meeting included approval of exploring alternative uses for Belle Park which will include public consultation before the 2018 season, approval of a motion to explore a partnership…
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Thanking Councillor Allen for his work

As mayor, I want to take this opportunity to thank Councillor Allen for his dedication to representing the people and interests of Countryside District. He has become a strong voice at council and his leadership and ability to consider all sides of an issue will be missed. In his time on council, Richard worked to…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – December 6

Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 3 minutes or less. Highlights from the December 6 Council meeting included Council support for Innovate Kingston’s Breakout event set for May 2017, Council approved a plan to support the relocation of the Alexander Henry to a…
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KP Tours Re-Launched in 2017

Earlier this week I was thrilled to announce, after an incredibly successful 2016 season, Kingston Penitentiary tours will continue for 2017! The KP tours this past summer were a huge catalyst for tourism in Kingston, helping to make this the biggest year for tourism in our city’s history. In total, the KP tours welcomed over…
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Announcing one of the Biggest Economic Development Deals in Kingston’s History

Today I am absolutely thrilled to announce one of the biggest economic development deals in our city’s history! Feihe International has selected Kingston as their Canadian base of operations, investing an enormous $225 million in Kingston! With this investment Feihe will be opening a state-of-the-art 300,000 square foot  processing and research and development (R&D) facility…
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