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    Where is Queen's University at Kingston located?

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  2. The university grounds lies within the neighbourhood of Queen's in the city of Kingston, Ontario. The university's main campus is bordered to the south by Lake Ontario and Kingston General Hospital, city parks to the east, and by residential neighbourhoods, known as the Kingston student ghetto or the university district, in all other directions. The campus grew to its present size of 40 ha (99 acres) through gradual acquisitions of adjacent private lands, and remains the university's largest ...

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    Find things to do and see in Kingston by visting Tourism Kingston and Downtown Kingston. Here are just a few ideas to get you started: 1. Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada: a UNESCO world heritage site 2. Thousand Islands Region 3. Kingston Public Market:the oldest continually running market in Canada 4. Wolfe Island Ferry: find a schedule

    Founded in 1673 on a First Nation site called Katarokwi, the settlement was eventually referred to as "the King's Town" in honour of King George III, with the name shortening to "Kingston" by 1788. Kingston is also nicknamed the "Limestone City" because of the many historic buildings built with local limestone. Kingston has a storied military and political history. Kingston was chosen as the first capital of Canada on February 15, 1841, and served in that role until 1844. There are 21 National Historic Sites of Canada located in Kingston, and in 2007, the Rideau Canal, along with the fortifications at Kingston, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Kingston is also one of the most consistently windy cities in Canada (take note, sailors!). While temperatures have been known to reach upwards of 34 degrees Celsius in the summer and as low as -34 degrees Celsius in the winter, on most days Lake Ontario has quite a moderating effect on Kingston weather: 1. an average January day charts a low temperature of -12° and a high of -3°; 2. an average July day charts a low of +16° and a high of +25°; 3. over the course of the year, Kingston sees a lot more rain than snow

    Kingston's most important sectors are: health care; education; government (including the military and correctional services); tourism; culture; and industry. 1. Mayor: Bryan Paterson 2. Member of Provincial Parliament for Kingston and the Islands: Ian Arthur 3. Federal Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands: Mark Gerretsen

  3. A new way to navigate campus. Queen’s collaborates on creating an accessible wellness app. Neurosurgeon named one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40. Key takeaways from COP26. Honouring the Bader family. Queen’s recognizes Raymond Mason with honorary degree. Honorary degrees to be conferred in special ceremony. Celebrating fall 2021 graduates.

  4. Location. The city of Kingston, which houses Queen's University, is in eastern Ontario. Kingston is known for its 21 National Heritage Sites. In the south, there is Lake Ontario and Kingston General Hospital. The city parks are in the East and in all surrounding directions, there are residential neighbourhoods called the ‘Kingston Student Ghetto'.

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