Body Recovered


A man from Kingston has drowned after a boat capsized in Lake Ontario near Amherst Island.

The boat capsized Saturday night between Amherst Island and Grape Island.

Napanee OPP say one man made it to shore and another was reported missing.

An extensive search involving the coast guard, firefighters and a helicopter from CFB Trenton failed to find the man Saturday night.

His body was found near Amherst Island yesterday and an autopsy will be performed in Ottawa tomorrow.


C3 – Environment Session


The Canada C3 icebreaker that has stopped in Kingston on its trip to B.C. via the Northwest Passage will host a youth discussion with Canada’s environment minister this afternoon.

Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna will board the ship to lead the discussion about youth engagement in nature and environmental stewardship on World Environment Day.

Students in B.C. and the Northwest Territories will participate on Facebook live.

The Canada C3 icebreaker is taking participants on a voyage from Toronto…through the St. Lawrence River, the Northwest Passage, and around Alaska to Victoria, B.C as a Canada 150 project.


Repeat Drunk Driver


A 54 year old Kingston man has been busted for impaired driving for the seventh time.

Kingston Police Constable Steve Koopman posted it on Twitter yesterday…

The man who already has six impaired convictions was found passed out behind the wheel.

He’s been charged with impaired driving and driving while prohibited.

He is under a lifetime driving ban – part of his sentence for the last time he was busted for impaired driving.


Cycle Week


It’s Cycle Week and people in Kingston are being encouraged to take part in the Commuter Challenge by leaving their vehicles at home.

Cycle Kingston is hosting a number of events…including a roll in breakfast this morning at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour…and the official kickoff is scheduled for 11:30 this morning in City Park.