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Hidden Gems

Whether it’s the close connection to nature, the amazing restaurant scene, or the profound sense of community, Kingstonians are among the happiest people in the country.

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Kingston may seem quaint but we have a lot going on. From coffee shops that double as galleries to incredible sandy beaches off the beaten path, there’s so much to enjoy in Kingston once you start exploring. 

Hidden Gems

Meet the Makers: Cindy, Chris and Brian of General Brock’s Commissary

October 11, 2019

After retiring from his military career, Chris Shelley, his wife Cindy, and son Brian moved back to Kingston from Ottawa for the fourth time. They lau...

Hidden Gems

A Kingston Jewel

March 1, 2019

Skeleton Park’s development over the last 20 years. The best Christmas present Kate Thomas received in December was a “library” – a bird-fe...

Hidden Gems

Island Living

May 1, 2018

Locals on the joys and difficulties of life on Amherst, Wolfe, Simcoe and Howe islands.Bordering the edges of Kingston, along Lake Ontario and the St....