Author: Amber Bryant-Peller


For Immediate ReleaseJuly 3, 2020   KINGSTON ORGANIZATIONS ENCOURAGE COMMUNITY KINDNESS Kingston, ON – The introduction of COVID-19 to our country and our community has brought about unprecedented challenges. The last few months have been hard, and we know that residents are trying to adapt to these challenges the best that they can. Collectively, we…
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Calling all Kingstonians: Nominate a Volunteer for the 2020 Civic Awards!

Every year one of the privileges I have as mayor is to recognize outstanding citizens and volunteers in Kingston. The Mayor’s Award for Youth Volunteerism recognizes young people who are working to make a difference in the lives of others, and the First Capital Distinguished Citizen/Honourable Achievement Award recognizes individuals that have made significant lifetime…
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Kingston, ON – Mayor Paterson announced today that he will launch and lead a Kingston Economic Recovery Team to proactively plan and coordinate strategies to respond to the economic impacts of COVID-19. “The health and well-being of our residents is our top priority. We built local capacity in our healthcare system to manage the virus,…
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Help Us Bring More Family Physicians to Kingston

This week I’m asking for our community’s help in our efforts to bring more family physicians to Kingston. Over the last few years I’ve heard from many residents across our community about the difficulty in finding a doctor. It’s clear to me that we have a family physician shortage. However, we will need the support…
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How to Increase Housing Affordability: Recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force

This week the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing presented Council with over 40 recommendations on how we can increase both the affordability and the supply of housing in Kingston. After more than a year of consultations, studies and deliberations, the task force developed a variety of ideas and strategies to address what is a very…
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Horseshoe Highlights – At Council with Mayor Paterson – March 4th

Additional Information AgendaMayor’s Task Force on Housing Report Kingston Penitentiary Lease Agreement Cyclist Camping at Lake Ontario Park

Horseshoe Highlights – At Council with Mayor Paterson – February 19th

Additional Information Deferred Motion: Recommendations to Align the City’s Recycling Program with Ontario Regulations for Full Producer Responsibility (pg. 3) Integrity Commissioner Report Kingston Penitentiary Motion (pg. 9)

Welcoming the 2020 Brier to Kingston

This weekend marks the kick-off to one of the largest sporting events that Kingston has ever hosted: the 2020 Curling Canada Brier. As Mayor, I’m delighted to welcome many of the nation’s best curlers to our community, along with their coaches, supporters and curling fans from across the country. The national spotlight will be on…
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