Month: April 2018

moving our community forward together

Using Technology to Help Seniors Thrive in Kingston

A key part of the smart city vision for Kingston is to position our community as a leader in how we use new technology to improve the quality of life for our residents. In a recent survey on smart city activities, Kingstonians overwhelmingly identified a caring, equitable and connected community as their most important priority…
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Rideau Heights Community Centre: The Next Step in Neighbourhood Rejuvenation

This weekend I have the great privilege of cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of the Rideau Heights Community Centre. This is an amazing new facility that marks another key step forward in the rejuvenation of the Rideau Heights neighbourhood. It’s been exciting to see the momentum of change and renewal in this area…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – April 18th

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  Kingston East Library Expansion Revisions to Downtown Tour Bus Drop-off/Pick-up Program  Briefing on New Appeals System for Developments in the City (OMB to LPAT)

Expanding the Airport: A First Step to Improving Air Service in Kingston

This week construction officially begins on the expansion of Kingston’s airport. With the final design complete, work is now proceeding on both the extension of the existing runway and the renovation and expansion of the terminal building. When I ran for mayor back in 2014, the expansion of the airport was an important part of…
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An Exciting Facelift for the Old Imperial Oil Building

Our motto in Kingston is that we are the city ‘where history and innovation thrive.’ One of the best examples of history and innovation thriving is when an old, deteriorating heritage building is given a complete facelift and transformed into residential, commercial or community space. In the same spirit as the Woolen Mill, the Tett…
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From the Mayor’s Chair – April 3rd

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  268 Victoria Street  Council Remuneration Citizen Committee Report Pay Day Loan Motion (pg 23)