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Kingston, Ont.’s fall fair returns for 190th edition – Kingston
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Kingston, Ont.’s fall fair returns for 190th edition – Kingston

Helpers, big and small, were busy with finishing touches for Kingston, Ont.’s, 190th fall fair Thursday morning as organizers prepare for what they’re predicting to be one of the biggest gatherings yet, with people coming for the midway rides, the outdoor shows and the livestock displays, too. Yvonne Compton, president of the Kingston & District Agricultural Society, had this to say:“Very happy to be back after a two-year absence due to the global pandemic,” Compton said.“It’s been a pile of work this year, picking up the pieces and putting it all back together, but we have a fabulous crew and fabulous volunteers, board of directors, so everything is coming together.” Read more: Western Fair Read More ...
Kingston, Ont. releases new tourism strategy for pandemic recovery – Kingston
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Kingston, Ont. releases new tourism strategy for pandemic recovery – Kingston

After a two-year struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tourism Kingston has some big plans to revitalize the city’s tourism sector. The organization has a new 25-point strategy that aims to put the spotlight on the city. Read more: Returning festivals could spell recovery for Kingston tourism Read More Returning festivals could spell recovery for Kingston tourism “We are still moving out of a pandemic, so there are considerations of labour shortages and budgets that we appreciate,” says Megan Knott, executive director of Tourism Kingston.“But certainly, we want to be a destination that’s for everyone, all seasons.”The strategy outlines both long-term and short...