Author: Amber Bryant-Peller

Come See Kingston’s Student Innovators in Action

We’re gearing up for the 3rd annual Mayor’s Innovation Challenge next week at City Hall, and this year’s pitch competition is guaranteed to impress. Some amazing ideas have been put forward by Kingston’s post-secondary students, and next Thursday we will host eight teams that will pitch their ideas addressing a challenge the City is facing.…
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We Need the Feds Help to Save the Kingston Pen Tours

At next Tuesday’s City Council meeting I will bring forward a motion asking for the federal government’s help to ensure the Kingston Penitentiary Tours can take place this spring and summer. The KP tours have been a tremendous success for our community. Over the last few years, the tours have brought hundreds of thousands of…
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Should Kingston Add Fluoride to our Drinking Water?

This month marks the beginning of an important discussion for our community: should we add fluoride to our municipal water? Local public health officials are strong advocates for adding fluoride to water as a way to prevent tooth decay. A number of national and international health and dental organizations also support adding fluoride to drinking…
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Horseshoe Highlights – At Council with Mayor Paterson – February 5th

Additional Information: Agenda New Motions (pg. 10-13)

A New Design for the Capitol Development

Earlier this month, the City received a new design proposal for the Capitol condominium development which, if approved, would be built on the site of the former Capitol theatre downtown. Just over a year ago the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) turned down a 16 storey version of the Capitol condo ruling that the proposed…
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