Kingston

Published On: May 15, 2019

In the mid-1840s, tens of thousands of Irish immigrants arrived in the Province of Canada, desperate to find a home. At the Great Famine Voices Roadshow, you’ll hear their stories.

Published On: May 02, 2019

Every week, hosts from Queen’s University’s CFRC reach out to listeners behind bars.

Published On: April 18, 2019

These entrepreneurs see business opportunities beyond the mere growing and retailing of pot products. But can the province really become a destination for cannabis-related tourism?
 

Published On: March 26, 2019

The Machine Mavericks, a group of 14 Kingston-area students, are gearing up for a robotics competition — and encouraging tech-minded girls to get involved in STEM

Published On: March 07, 2019

This week, the city became the first in Ontario to pass such a motion. But will it lead to action?

Published On: February 07, 2019

More elderly Ontarians are entering hospitals and long-term care-homes with their own teeth and need focused oral care — but facilities may not be equipped to provide it.

Published On: December 14, 2018

The city's strategy is number one in the country, according to a new study. So what is Kingston's secret?

Published On: September 13, 2018

Candidates in Kingston’s Portsmouth district won’t use lawn signs during the 2018 municipal-election campaign. Will politicians elsewhere follow their lead?

Published On: August 10, 2018

A developer wants to transform the property — but a local group is fighting to ensure that the institution’s history is not forgotten.

Published On: July 16, 2018

Empty buses were once a common sight in the city. Now, thanks to a few simple tactics, ridership is booming.

Published On: June 26, 2018

One of Canada’s most respected urbanists says local opposition to tall condo projects is making Kingston’s housing crunch worse — and allowing low-quality designs to flourish.

Published On: June 21, 2018

Many residents see tall condo buildings as a threat to the historic heart of the “Limestone City” — but business leaders and developers favour greater intensification.

Published On: April 25, 2018

 Some Ontario high-school athletic associations are looking to ban bodychecking in hockey — but traditionalists say that could undermine the game.

Published On: April 26, 2018
The Agenda discusses proposed locations for Ontario cannabis stores.
Published On: April 19, 2018

 OPINION: Cannabis retailing is uncharted territory, and Adam McDowell asks: Won’t someone please think (rigorously and empirically) of the children?

Published On: April 16, 2018

Eastern Ontario municipalities are using a new provincial law to stop the growth of high-interest loan shops.

Published On: April 05, 2018

One street has traditionally separated the haves and the have-nots in Kingston, Ontario. That is starting to change and not everyone is happy about it.

Published On: March 23, 2018
The Agenda discusses controversies in Kingston, Ont., pertaining to Sir John A. Macdonald's legacy.