Kingston city staff recommend extension of Integrated Care Hub lease

Kingston city staff say council should extend the lease for the Integrate Care Hub to address an 'ongoing urgent need' of services provided at the Montreal Street facility.
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Liberal MP apologizes for accidentally appearing on House of Commons broadcast in the nude
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Surrey RCMP issues $17,000 in COVID-19 restriction fines in one week
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Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions to make up outsized portion of what climate can bear: study
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Microchip shortage shorting supply of new models, say Big Three dealers in Manitoba
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Edmonton police charge man in alleged $300K cheque scam
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Lethbridge harm-reduction advocate has 9 tickets dropped after city representatives fail to attend court
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Man discovered in bushes off Nanaimo walking trail now subject of a homicide investigation
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Reflecting on B.C.’s other pandemic five years after public health emergency declared
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Liberal MP issues apology after appearing naked in virtual House of Commons
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