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Starlight Snowshoe Hike Returns to Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area

Starlight Snowshoe Hike Returns to Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
Kingston – Registration is now open for the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority’s Starlight Snowshoe Hike, which takes place on Saturday, Feb. 11, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area – Weather & conditions permitting. The pace will be easy and the vista will be breathtaking as participants trek along the trail with only the stars above... Read More

News Release Ontario Replacing Bridge and Widening Highway 401 in Kingston

News Release Ontario Replacing Bridge and Widening Highway 401 in Kingston
Province Creating Jobs, Improving Traffic Flow by Investing In Key Infrastructure Ontario is replacing the Cataraqui River Bridge and widening Highway 401 from four to six lanes, which will help keep traffic moving and improve the daily commute for those living in the Kingston region. Work is expected to begin in spring 2017 and is anticipated to be completed in... Read More

Ontario Making College and University More Affordable for Adult Learners

Ontario Making College and University More Affordable for Adult Learners
Mature Students Could Qualify for Free Tuition with New OSAP Ontario is transforming student assistance to make college and university more affordable, including free tuition for qualifying adult learners, so that they can go back to school and upgrade their skills.Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, joined by Education Minister Mitzie Hunter and Beaches-East York MPP Arthur... Read More

Ontario and Canada Helping Grow in Ontario’s Food and Beverage Industry

Ontario and Canada Helping Grow in Ontario’s Food and Beverage Industry
The provincial and federal governments are supporting Ontario’s food and beverage processing sector by helping local businesses expand production, meet consumer demand and create good jobs. Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal made the announcement today at Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company, in Vankleek Hill, along with Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MP Francis Drouin, on behalf of Federal Minister... Read More

Ontario Economy Continues to Grow in Third Quarter of 2016

Ontario Economy Continues to Grow in Third Quarter of 2016
Province Focused on Supporting Inclusive Economic Growth that Works for All Ontario released the Economic Accounts for the third quarter of 2016 today, confirming the province’s economy is growing at a steady pace. The province’s real GDP grew 0.7 per cent from July to September of 2016, slightly stronger than the average of all G7 countries. Over the first three quarters... Read More

Marie-France Lalonde Ontario’s new Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Marie-France Lalonde Ontario’s new Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Seniors, Small Businesses and Women’s Issues Among Changes to Ontario Cabinet Premier Kathleen Wynne announced changes today to her cabinet that will help improve the quality of life of Ontario seniors, support the growth of small businesses and advance gender equality. Following the retirement from provincial politics of David Orazietti, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie, Marie-France Lalonde moves from Minister... Read More

Inquest Date into the Deaths of Denis Guerin and Angus Snow Announced

Inquest Date into the Deaths of Denis Guerin and Angus Snow Announced
Kingston – Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that the date for the inquest into the deaths of Denis Guerin and Angus Snow has been scheduled. Mr. Guerin, 53, died on March 12, 2015 and Mr. Snow, 66, died on July 16, 2015 at the Joyceville Correctional Institution.  An inquest is mandatory under... Read More