Kingston

Published On: August 08, 2019
The number of new for-sale listings is falling. The rental-vacancy rate is the lowest in Ontario. But will boosting the supply be enough?  
Published On: July 04, 2019
Nearly a decade after the farm at Kingston’s Collins Bay Institution closed, a new one is set to open — but not all those who fought for it are celebrating.  
Published On: June 07, 2019
As the gig economy expands, employer-provided dental plans are getting rarer — and that’s bad news for millennial dental health.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Tory government is planning to change the way victims are assessed and financially compensated — and critics are worried that vulnerable people will suffer.  
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.