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The Whig-Standard is a newspaper published in Kingston Ontario by Osprey Media.

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Kingston council first to endorse guaranteed income

The Basic Income Guarantee would see the establishment of a base income level for all Canadians; anyone who didn't reach that level would have their income topped up through the tax system.

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January 18, 2016

Medical legal partnerships could improve health of most vulnerable

"If we consider the relationship between health and poverty, what makes a lot of people sick is just the fact that they are poor:" John R. Done, Kingston Community Legal Clinic.

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November 20, 2015

Bad credit, tough renting

Borrowers beware, bad credit can make it harder to rent a home.

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April 23, 2014

'Tough on crime' policies lead to prison overcrowding

Correctional Service Canada has responded to union concerns about double-bunking -- housing two inmates in a unit designed for one -- in Kingston-area prisons, by saying it is used to address short-term accommodation needs, a result of the growing prison population.

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July 26, 2011

Grade 12 students take law into their own hands on radio

A Grade 12 law class from Kingston Collegiate in Kingston has spent the past seven weeks working on a justice education program that will eventually be broadcast on the radio.

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April 04, 2011