Month: February 2018

moving our community forward together

From the Mayor’s Chair – February 20th

Miss Council Tuesday night Kingston? Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 2 minutes! Watch it HERE Additional links:  Council agenda  Nuisance Party By-Law Mobile Market Pilot Project 

We’re Building the Third Crossing! So, what happens next?

This week we received official confirmation that the federal government is committing $60 million for the Third Crossing! Together with the $60 million secured from the province and the $60 million the city approved, all of the funding is in place for this much needed bridge across the Cataraqui River. After 50 years of debate…
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Gearing up for the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge, Now with Twice the Number of Internships!

The inaugural Mayor’s Innovation Challenge is just a couple weeks away, and it’s really exciting to see momentum grow as we approach the final competition. For those who haven’t heard about it yet, the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge is a pitch competition in partnership with Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College and Royal Military College, to see…
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Should Kingston Switch to Ranked Ballot Voting?

This week City Council approved the final wording of the question for the upcoming referendum on ranked ballot voting. When voters head to the polls for the municipal election this October, after casting their votes for Mayor, District Councillor and School Trustee, they will be asked the following question: Are you in favour of using…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – February 6th

Miss Council last night Kingston? Check out the latest version of From the Mayor’s Chair, where I break down the decisions of Council in 2 minutes! Watch it HERE Additional links:  Council agenda  2018 Municipal Election – Ranked Ballot Voting Bell Canada Internet of Things (IoT) Partnership Proposal Update on the Kingston Climate Action Plan 

Digital Smart Kiosks Coming Soon to Kingston

This coming spring the city will begin work on an exciting new pilot project that will introduce a number of ‘digital smart kiosks’ around Kingston. These kiosks will have large touch screens that can provide a broad range of wayfinding, educational and tourism information. The kiosks themselves will also be able to offer free Wi-Fi…
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