Month: July 2017

moving our community forward together

Proposed VIA Rail Expansion in Eastern Ontario

Part of making Kingston a leading 21st century city with a global impact means ensuring it’s as easy as possible for people to travel here. To attract visitors, businesses, researchers, entrepreneurs and future residents, we need strong transportation links for planes, trains and automobiles. That’s why I’m fully supportive of VIA Rail’s proposed expansion of…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – July 11

Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 2 minutes! The July 11 Council meeting began with the proposed vision for the future of Kingston Pen and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour – the product of 18 months of community consultation. After several hours of debate…
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Council Approves Kingston Pen/Harbour Vision: What Happens Next?

This week City Council approved a vision to guide the future development of Kingston Penitentiary and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour. As shown in the image above, the vision calls for a continuous shoreline pathway and full public access to the waterfront. On the city-owned harbour side, there will be lots of green space, views of the…
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