Kingston

Where to Eat, Sleep & Spa in Kingston, Ontario

Sara Graham | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

Looking for a charming escape from big city Toronto or Ottawa? Between Canada's business mecca and Parliament Hill, sits Canada's very first capital. And she's a breath of fresh air. Of Kingston's many assets, I'm most impressed by the cobbled streets of downtown, and the European style of Market Square.

How Don Cherry spent the NHL lockout

Vacay.ca | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

What was Don Cherry doing while the NHL owners and players were feuding? Turns out he spent one memorable evening leading a tour of his hometown and the historical sites related to Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister. Macdonald and Cherry were both raised in Kingston, Ontario.

The Best of Canadian Travel in 2012

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

I spent the summer on the road, touching down in nine of the 10 provinces in Canada. Tourism opportunities abound in big centres and small, with people eager to search out local experiences, whether it be culinary finds or historic tours that are short on gimmicks and strong on depth and personality. In all, 2012 was a fantastic year for seeing Canada.

The Air Thickens In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Ontario's Ministry of the Environment says a smog advisory is in effect for the southern and eastern regions of the province.The area covere...

Canada's Most Creative Cities

Richard Florida | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada
Richard Florida

In this exclusive excerpt for HuffPost from Richard Florida's new book, the author reveals that scientists and engineers, architects and designers, artists and entertainers and the growing ranks of professional knowledge workers -- what he labels as The Creative Class" -- now number more than five million in Canada, or roughly 30 per cent of the workforce. So where do they live?

Canada's Most Romantic Cities: Where Are You Looking For Love?

The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Romance appears to reign supreme in Kingston. The eastern Ontario city takes the crown on the third annual list of the 20 most romantic cit...

Canadian Muslims Condemn Honour Killing

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Violence against women has no place in a religion that proclaims equal rights for males and females, Canada's Muslim leaders say.Ongoing pub...

An Unsanctioned Romance: Kingston Murder Trial

CBC | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada

Kingston murder trial jurors heard details Monday about how the relationship between Zainab Shafia and her Pakistani boyfriend caused a g...

Accused Admits To Watching Car Sink With Sisters Inside

CBC | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

Hamed Shafia admitted to hitting the car containing his three sisters and father’s first wife and watching it sink into the water in Ki...

Queen's University Marching Band Suspended

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - A eastern Ontario university has suspended its marching band from participating in any of its scheduled performances for the rest of ...

Illness Delays Honour-Killing Trial

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - The trial of a Montreal family accused of killing three teenage sisters and a woman over family honour was adjourned indefinitely Thu...

Mother Cried During Interrogation, Drowning Trial Hears

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - A Montreal woman accused of killing her three daughters slowly changed her tune during a six-hour interrogation, as the investigator ...

Family Staged Drowning Scene, Crown Alleges

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2011 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - A man accused of killing his three daughters and one of his two wives showed no apparent emotion in his first interview with police, ...

Kingston Murder Trial: Yahya Family Member Researched Murder On Internet, Officer Testifies

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2011 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - Days before three teenage sisters from Montreal and their father's first wife were found dead in a car submerged in canal locks in ea...

The Deadly Mindset Behind "Honour Killings"

Mubin Shaikh | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada
Mubin Shaikh

Child or adult femalicide (yes, it's a real word) of this nature is among the pre-Islamic practices that are expressly prohibited, lacking honour completely and subject to findings of guilt by God. As for judgement in a court of law, well -- the case continues...

Bodies 'Piled' In Sunken Kingston Car

CP | Kenneth Jackson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2011 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - A police diver testified Monday that he initially couldn't tell how many bodies were inside a submerged car found in the Kingston Mil...

Honour Killings Go Beyond Mere Homicide

Ayaan Hirsi Ali | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada
Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Horrific details of an alleged mass honour killing emerged in a crowded Ontario courtroom last week: Three young sisters and their polygamous father's first wife were murdered in the name of religious purity.