Meet our terrific Trevor! This 2 year old boy came into our care as a stray, but he has let our shelter staff know that he is longing to settle down into his forever home. In fact, he spends his nights dreaming of his perfect family: they love to play, are all over 6 years old, very loving, and did we mention active? Our pal Trevor is no couch potato! He could certainly help you keep your New Year’s Resolution! Trevor has a very happy-go-lucky personality, and stunning features to boot! He’s been blessed with a very expressive and a beautiful brindle coat. Please come in to the KHS and meet Trevor today- he is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!
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If you would like to adopt Trevor or any of the other “Friday Fur Balls” visit www.kingstonhumanesociety.ca or stop by Kingston Humane Society at 1 Bennington CRT.
For more information contact the Kingston Humane Society at 613 546-1291
Montreal Canadiens star P.K. Sub ban; City personalities Brad Smith and Dina Pugliese; and actors Joshua Jackson and Jason Priestley are among Hello! Canada’s 50 best-dressed Canadians.
In a digital exclusive, Hello! published its list on Thursday, including stars from entertainment, sports and philanthropy.
“When we thought about who to include, a flurry of striking details came to mind: the black rims of Dan Levy’s signature spectacles; a peek of leg beneath Suzanne Rogers’ Emilia Wick stead gown at our Most Beautiful party; the sheen off Joe Merman’s velvet smoking slippers; the glint of Dina Puglisi’s statement jewelry and so many more,” Hello! writes.
From the entertainment world, there are actors Shanae Grimes-Beech, Dan Levy and Kiesz as well as supermodel Coco Rocha.
Philanthropists on the list include Suzanne Rogers, Jenna Biotope and Sylvia Mantilla.
A little bit of snow has led to slippery roads in the Kingston area.
About five centimetres of snow fell last night creating poor visibility, snow covered and icy roads.
Kingston Police were called to investigate 10 collisions during a four hour periods starting around 8pm Wednesday.
This morning…MTO reports the 401 is bare and wet with some snow covered sections.
The OPP says it needs drivers to slow down and drive very differently than last winter or be prepared for chaos on the roads again.
Provincial police had to deal with a staggering number of collisions, injuries and deaths on the roads last winter.
The main message…slow down…and during any snowfall…make sure you have your full headlights on so people can see oncoming lights and your tail lights. The OPP say this is critical in helping to reduce the risk of collisions when driving in poor visibility.
Brockville – Canadian Flag
Brockville’s bid to be named birthplace of the Canadian flag has been shot down by the son-in-law of the man who designed the flag in Kingston.
The Whig says it will publish a letter from John Blackwell that says if any organization could take credit it would by the Royal Military College.
The flag was designed by George Stanley. Stanley taught at RMC in Kingston and what inspired Stanley and MP John Matheson was the RMC flag. Matheson was the Member of Parliament for the Brockville area – but retired in Kingston.
The Foo Fighters will hit the road to support the release of their new album “Sonic Highways” which is in stores now. It will be the bands biggest North American Tour ever and they will play in arenas, amphitheaters and stadiums in the summer and fall of 2015. Tickets will first go on sale via a box office only pre-sale this Saturday (November 22nd) at 10:00 a.m. Fans can visit the Foos’ official site for a complete list of box office locations and details. Online pre-sales begin December 1st, with general ticket sales commencing on December 4th and 5th.
U2 had to cancel there Tonight show residency with Jimmy Fallon after Bono had a “cycling Spill” in Central Park according to the band. It seemed to be a little bit more than a spill, Bono underwent 5 hours of Surgery to repair his broken arm. Bono had six fractures in his arm and shoulder and a broken eye socket.
I had wrestled so long and it got to the point where, with no Stone Cold, Rock or HHH around, I was the only guy for a long time so I had to be everywhere. I didn’t really get tired but I was like, ‘Man, I’m killing myself.’
Kingston is going to get a taste of a snowy winter today and tonight…environment Canada is calling for about 2cm of snow this afternoon with strong winds and 5-10 cm of snow tonight.
A lake-effect system that has dumped 1.3 metres or about four feet of snow around the Watertown, New York and Buffalo areas has more in store for the region. The U-S National Weather Service says snow totals could top two metres or six feet by this afternoon.
Parts of south-central Ontario also had to deal with lake-effect snow squalls and high winds that led to poor driving conditions. Barrie cancelled all programming at its recreational centres last night and police temporarily closed Highway 400. The snow stretched all the way into the Lindsay and Peterborough areas where Highway 35 was also closed.
Flora – Award
Former Kingston and the Islands MP Flora Macdonald has been received the Parliamentarian Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award was presented in Ottawa by Maclean’s magazine at an event to honour present and past members of Parliament. Macdonald served as the Conservative MP for Kingston and the Island from 1972 until 1988. She ran for the leadership of the Conservative party…was a top cabinet minister and was instrumental in getting the Americans out of Iran when she was Minister of Foreign Affairs.
She is now active in the Future Generations Canada charitable organization she founded in 2007.
Council – No Election Review
A motion to review the municipal election has been shot down by Kingston city council.
Mayor Mark Gerretsen ruled the motion by city councillor Bill Glover was out of order because the cost of the review could be more than 50 thousand dollars.
The current council is on its way out and can’t legally spend more than 50 thousand.
Glover challenged the ruling and lost in a 7-5 vote.