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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.

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.

November 20, 2015

Bad credit, tough renting

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

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.

July 25, 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.

April 03, 2011