Community News for the Week of November 26th

Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Community News for the Week of November 26th
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In this episode, the news that are covered are: 1. Patrick Deane’s first breakfast with community.2. Kingston Transit’s support for Salvation Army, ‘Stuff The Bus’.3. Third Annual Climate Change Symposium4. Featuring a Blog Article by Allison Robertson on Microplastics5. Drinking Water Educational Campaign by Cataraqui Conservation6. Cathy Crowe’s book “A Knapsack full of dreams”7. Public […]

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Community News for the Week of November 19th

Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Community News for the Week of November 19th
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In this episode, the news that are covered are1. The tentative agreement between childcare workers under CUPE Local 3625 and Something Special Children’s Centre after a two week long lock-out2. Laying off of 40 workers from Weston Food in Kingston3. Cuts to education by Doug Ford, the strike votes across the education sector unions and […]

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Community News for the Week of October 29th

Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Community News for the Week of October 29th
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Labour News Privatization of LCBO and the protests against the proposed plan led by OPSEU 497. The recent tension between the province and the educators in terms of class size. Election results Major takeaways from the newly elected Liberal MPP Mark Gerretsen’s speech on the night of the election and his promise to work with […]

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Ep. 1: Here and Now Launch

Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Here and Now: The YGK Community News Podcast
Ep. 1: Here and Now Launch
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Local news, local conversations. The community response to the racist and homophobic attack in Chown Hall of Residence Labour News Strike by the Commissionaires at Canadian Forces Base, their demands and employer’s response Strike by the cleaning workers in Petawawa CFB Education workers’ strike narrowly avoided Climate News Extinction Rebellion (XR), local extension of a […]

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