Frontenac Secondary – Suspicious Activity

Kingston Police say a report about suspicious activity at Frontenac Secondary School did not involve any threat to student safety.  Police say reports of a student with a gun turned out to be unfounded. The Limestone District School Board says there was no lockdown or hold and secure put in place – but some students who were outside the school during their lunch break were called in to the school and the back doors were locked as a precaution.


Kingston Climate Hub Survey

Survey says…people in Kingston want the city to take action on climate change.

The online survey by Kingston Climate Hub found 86% believe the city should do something to fight climate change. Just over half say the city should take action regardless of the cost.

Just 8 percent feel the city should do nothing.

915 people answer the questions about the city taking action on climate change.

Climate Hub co-founder Emily Ferguson says they hope the results spur intensive climate action that results in developing green businesses in Kingston.


Cancer Centre Award

A unique program at the regional cancer centre in Kingston has received honorable mention for Quality and Innovation.  The Cancer Quality Council of Ontario has recognized a program where the cancer centre in Kingston mixes, prepares and transports chemotherapy to Brockville General Hospital and Perth Smiths Falls Hospital on a daily basis so patients don’t have to travel to Kingston.  It is the first program of its kind in Ontario.

Since the implementation of the program over 2,000 treatments have been delivered to the community hospitals and that means patients avoided having to make 2,000 trips to Kingston to get their chemotherapy treatment.


Fire – Thomas Street

There were no injuries in a fire in a second storey apartment in a home on Thomas Street in Kingston.

Kingston Fire and Rescue was called to the home around 8:40 yesterday morning.  Everyone got out safely along with their pets.  Crews put out the fire but had to return to the house when hot spots reignited the fire just after noon.

There is no word on the extent of damage or cause of the fire….but the tenants of the building have had to find other accommodation.


RKY – Fundraising

RKY Camp has announced a one million dollar fund raising drive to revitalize the camp facilities.

RKY Camp is a non-profit organization founded by the Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, and the YMCA of Kingston.

It’s located on Eagle Lake in Parham and has been operating for almost 90 years.

The Back to Camp fundraising campaign is raising the money to build a new dining hall to seat 260…a new commercial kitchen, washrooms, a multi-purpose room and administrative area.  Construction will begin this fall.

The old dining hall will then be updated and turned into an outdoor recreation centre.

The honorary Chair of the Back to Camp Campaign is Emily Fennel.

Details on the campaign and making donations are on available online at: