Public invited to review plans for Shannon Park and Rideau Heights Community Centre

The City of Kingston invites residents in the Rideau Heights area – particularly, older adults, families with children and others who use Shannon Park and the Wally Elmer Centre – to come enjoy some seasonal refreshments and offer feedback on designs to improve Shannon Park and build the Rideau Heights Community Centre.
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Get Involved: Apply to serve on a City board or committee

The city of Kingston is opening up nominations to sit on various community committees.

Dedicated volunteers can offer their ideas to improve and safeguard all that makes our city a wonderful place to live.

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National Housing Day: Ending homelessne​ss by 2023

Ending chronic homelessness in Kingston by 2023 is the goal of the City of Kingston’s 10-Year Housing and Homelessness Plan approved by Council in December 2013. On National Housing Day, Nov. 22, the City is inviting residents to join the conversation on social media about housing and homelessness, and share what “home” means to them.
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Kingston Transit offers free rides for Santa Claus Parade

Take a free ride on Kingston Transit and Downtown Kingston! on Saturday, Nov. 22 to go see the nighttime Santa Claus Parade.

Riding Kingston Transit including the Express service will be free from 3 p.m. and for the rest of the day and evening for anyone boarding Kingston Transit anywhere in the city.

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Leaf collection starts next week

KINGSTON, ONT./ Nov. 3, 2014 –  The City will begin collecting leaves the week of November 10. See <> for your collection week.

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Remembranc​e Day civic ceremony and City schedule

KINGSTON, ONT./ Nov. 3, 2014 –  The City’s Remembrance Day Civic Ceremony takes place at the newly-restored Cross of Sacrifice on King Street at the foot of George Street on Tuesday, Nov. 11.  Wreaths will be laid at the Cross of Sacrifice ahead of the ceremony by community groups, starting at 9:15 a.m., and veteran and military groups starting at 10:15 a.m. Read more ›

Vote online or by phone until 8 p.m. on October 23

Kingstonians have one more day to cast their municipal election ballots online at <>.  Online and telephone voting polls close tomorrow night at 8 p.m.

About 7,000 residents have already used the Voter Identification Number on their Voter Information Notice to take advantage of opportunity to vote online or by phone. You must first register online prior to casting your vote by telephone or online.

The Elections Office will be staffed until 8 p.m. tomorrow to offer customer service to voters.

See demonstration of new voting technology

WHEN:  Monday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

WHERE:  Memorial Hall, second floor City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

WHO:  Kevin Arjoon, Assistant Returning Officer.

WHAT:  Demonstration of new voting technology.

Come see a demonstration of the remote voting technology Kingston residents may use to vote through their land-line phones and the Internet in the 2014 municipal election.

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Kingscourt Canvass Blitz

Please join us in canvassing the Kingscourt area this Saturday September 27th starting at 1pm! We will be meeting at 34 Ruskin St. – for more information visit our facebook event

No experience necessary. We’ll celebrate our efforts after with food and beverage at the Mansion, Kingston.


Need to add your name to the Municipal Voters List?

Be ready to vote in the municipal election on October 27: check to see if you are on the municipal Voters’ List – and apply to add your name ahead of the election to help avoid line-ups on the Final Voting Day.

You can now check the Voters’ List two ways:

1. By entering your name and address at

2. By inspecting the Voters’ List at:

  • City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
  • INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.
  • Municipal Office, 1211 John Counter Blvd.
  • These Kingston Frontenac Public Library Branches: Central, 130 Johnson St.; Kingscourt, 115 Kirkpatrick St.; Calvin Park, 88 Wright Cres.; Pittsburgh, 80 Gore Rd.; and Isabel Turner, 935 Gardiners Rd.

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