Month: August 2017

moving our community forward together

Showcasing Innovation in our Community

One of the most important ways that Kingston can lead the way as a 21st century city is by embracing innovation in every sphere of our community. When most people hear the word ‘innovation’, they tend to think of a new technology or some new app for their smartphone, and certainly those are examples. To…
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Taking a Stand against Racism in our Community

One of the things I enjoy most as mayor is attending the many cultural events across our city, and celebrating the increasing diversity of ethnic and racial backgrounds in Kingston. I really believe that our city’s future prosperity depends on our ability to attract and welcome immigrants from all over the world. These are the…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – August 8

Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 2 minutes! The August 8 Council meeting began with a motion for City Council to reaffirm the city stance against racism in the community. The motion asks staff to review existing policies while at the same…
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