Kingston’s Belle Park becomes unofficial campground; city gives campers June 5 move-out date – Kingston

Belle Park in Kingston, Ont., has become an unofficial campground after the city permitted those who are homeless to pitch a tent.Over the last month, the encampment grew to over 40 people, according to one of the initial campers, Nathan Rosevear.The encampment has brought people from around the province to the park, some travelling from as far away as Niagara, Ont.Global News has spoken to...

Chocolate flowing once again in Smiths Falls – Kingston

A sweet tradition is being rekindled in the town of Smiths Falls.A new partnership involving Canopy Growth means the town’s former chocolate factory is churning out chocolate once again. A ribbon-cutting ceremony made it official on Friday. It’s been 12 years since chocolate was last produced at the plant. At that time it was made by Hershey, now it’s Hummingbird.“We make chocolate, and...