WESTPORT, Ont. (30/05/2020) – Finley’s Walk for Water. Finley Johnston, 10, of Westport, Ont., set out to walk 350 kms to raise $3000 towards building a well for people living without fresh water. Johnston was inspired after reading a book and meeting Ryan Hreljac, Ryan’s Well Foundation founder. On May 30, Johnston set out with his family to complete the last 19 kms of his goal, his most ambitious daily walk. “I’m going to make it,” he said about halfway through his walk. That morning, he surpassed his fundraising goal of $3000. What an inspiration this young boy is! Our club is proud to have supported Finley in his efforts to raise money for the Ryan’s Well Foundation. Check out their website for more information at: Photo by Daniel Geleyn
KINGSTON, Ont. (10/01/2020) – On January 10, hundreds of students and staff from Queen’s University came to reflect and to pay their respect for the victims of the January 8 Ukrainian accident in Tehran. Amir Moradi, 21, a Queen’s University arts and science student was among the 176 people who died in that accident. Many of those attending left flowers and notes of support. Photo by Daniel Geleyn
FERGUS, Ont. (25/03/2020) – Amy Unruh is busy looking for new educational activities on the computer for her two daughters, Eloise, 6, and Clara, 3, while they are playing a game in the family home office on Wednesday, March 25 in Fergus, Ont. Families have had to adapt their routines to ensure the children continue to learn and grow while they are forced to stay home to to the social isolation rules and the closure of all schools and daycares for a number of weeks. Photo by Daniel Geleyn
MARYSVILLE, Ont. (12/02/2020) – The Mohawks from Tyendinaga are still blocking the CN Rail at 4pm on Feb. 12, despite having been served an injunction to clear the track the day before. Many passenger and cargo trains have been postponed since the beginning of the blockade last Thursday in support of the Wet’suwet’en from British Columbia. “We’ve been getting lots of support and media coverage” say Wayne from the group at the blockade. Photo by Daniel Geleyn
KINGSTON, Ont., (17/05/2018) – The Canadian Forces Skyhawks parachute team perform a spectacular display at the Royal Military College of Canada Sunset Ceremony on May 17, 2018. The annual Sunset Ceremony at RMC provides a colourful display of pageantry and military skills. It is always a spectacle much enjoyed by family members and other guests. Photo by Daniel Geleyn
KINGSTON, Ont. (02/02/2020) – Despite the cold temperature, some brave souls jumped into the frigid water of Lake Ontario at the annual Polar Plunge which was part of Feb Fest in Kingston on Feb 2. There were about 120 participants in this year’s event which has been held in Kingston since 2013 and has been growing in popularity every year. Most were apprehensive about jumping in but all were supportive of the cause as they raised money for Special Olympics. Photo by Daniel Geleyn
KINGSTON, Ont., (16/11/2019) – Chris Whyman, the Kingston Town Crier, accompanied by the Kingston Chief of Police, walk in front of City Hall at the completion of the Santa parade on November 16. The Santa parade is one of hundreds of events attended by Whyman every year as part of his duties but it is also one of his favourites. It was a cold evening but a memorable one for the residents of Kingston. Photo by Daniel Geleyn