Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Community News for the Week of November 19th

In this episode, the news that are covered are
1. The tentative agreement between childcare workers under CUPE Local 3625 and Something Special Children’s Centre after a two week long lock-out
2. Laying off of 40 workers from Weston Food in Kingston
3. Cuts to education by Doug Ford, the strike votes across the education sector unions and an interview with Andrea Loken, the Chair of the Bargaining Union in OSSTF 67.
4. “Density by Design” planning document by the City of Kingston
5. A development project by Jay Patry Enterprises on the site of the former Davis Tannery
6. Town Hall on housing by MPP Ian Arthur and Katarokwi Union of Tenants’ reflection on that
7. Issue of homelessness in Kingston, a brief summary of the report by the City of Kingston published last year
8. An interview with Bev Woodcock, the director of Special Meals, a hot meal program run by St. Andrew’s Church.
9. Queen’s University’s proposed residence build on Albert street and concerns
10. 2 new electric buses purchased by the City of Kingston and their contribution to reduction of greenhouse gases
11. Advice to keep pets warm in winter by Shevaun Hoyle, the inspector for Kingston Humane Society