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Read the latest editorials on current news and issues affecting Kingston Region and area, Ontario and Canada.
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Canada, under the leadership of Justin Trudeau, was singled out by Amnesty International as "a source of human rights leadership in an era of its...
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Toronto Star's View: A warning against the rhetoric of ‘us vs them’

Amnesty International’s latest report stands as a reminder that the political mood can darken...

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Editorial | Feb 17, 2017
Stuart McLean

Remembering a Canadian storytelling icon

Stuart McLean, the host of CBC Radio's The Vinyl Café and an award-winning humorist, died on Feb. 15 at the age of 68. As...

Kingston Heritage
Editorial | Feb 13, 2017
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Toronto Star's View: Making Donald Trump seem boring counts as a win for Trudeau

The bland statements issued by Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau reinforced messages that the Canadian government was...

OurWindsor.Ca
Editorial | Feb 13, 2017
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Toronto Star's VIew: Ottawa must address the high cost of court delays

Since the Supreme Court set limits on how long a trial process can take, judges have had to drop charges in several horrific...

OurWindsor.Ca
Opinion | Feb 13, 2017
Valentine's Day

Inexpensive ways to mark Valentine’s Day in Kingston

There’s no denying it: The world needs a little more love right now. With that in mind, and the days leading up to the...

Kingston Heritage | by Tori Stafford
Editorial | Feb 09, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Toronto Star's View: Ottawa should suspend Safe Third Country Agreement

The federal government should heed the call of legal and human rights experts and ensure that those who cannot now count on...

OurWindsor.Ca
Opinion | Jan 26, 2017
Cataraqui community

Kingston needs a public elementary school in the Cataraqui community

Back in the 1980’s as a young urban planner, I was given the opportunity to design one of the neighbourhoods of Bayridge. I...

Kingston Heritage | by Jeff Scott
Jan 16, 2017

Busing kids to school is an easy fix, but it also comes with a great cost

Anyone trying to get to work on time in Kingston should not be surprised when a school bus slows down, puts out its stop arm...

Kingston Heritage | Add Comment | by Jeff Scott
Jan 05, 2017

Secondary suites can give rural areas a valuable boost

The rural part of the city of Kingston covers a vast area from Gananoque to Seeley’s Bay to Odessa. The 10,000 residents who...

Kingston Heritage | Add Comment | by Jeff Scott
Dec 29, 2016

Here’s to 2017!

The year has come and is almost gone, bringing with it the highs and lows that each year brings – as well as some...

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Dec 04, 2016

Two Kingston politicians voice their concerns regarding the actions of the Liberal government on electoral reform

We are outraged. At issue are the actions of the Liberal government on electoral reform, particularly the conduct of Minister...

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Dec 01, 2016

High school students and bus passes: are taxpayers paying twice?

Editorial - The City of Kingston and Kingston Transit have embarked on an ambitious program to increase ridership on city...

Kingston Heritage | Add Comment | by Jeff Scott
Nov 13, 2016

Take a shot (or two) before the holiday season

Editorial - One thing most of us can count on every winter is ending up on a couch for a few days with a box of tissues and...

Kingston Heritage | Add Comment | by Tori Stafford
Nov 05, 2016

‘Condominiumized’ parking garages could be a viable solution for Kingston

There is one constant and vexing problem in downtown Kingston, and that is parking. Queen’s University is a very busy...

Kingston Heritage | Add Comment | by Jeff Scott
Oct 06, 2016

Forget flu season. We’ve got Jays fever

A frustratingly up-and-down regular season for the Toronto Blue Jays has ended, as so many so fervently hoped it would, with...

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Aug 31, 2016

Editorial: Welcoming back a student-filled Kingston

Editorial – September in Kingston: There’s nothing quite like it. There’s an influx of traffic, marked by a large presence...

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Aug 28, 2016

Move the agricultural fair to the countryside

The Kingston and District Fall Fair is 186 years old and it looks it. The good old days when farmers brought in their best...

Kingston Heritage | Add Comment | by Jeff Scott

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