Independent Voice - community press www.independentvoice.ca
Kingstonians Concerned About LVEC www.kcal.ca
Kingston Parks issues k7waterfront.org/Topic/Parks
Kingston Waterfront issues k7waterfront.org
Friends of the Tett Centre - www.friendsoftett.ca
County of Frontenac
County of Frontenac web site
The County of Frontenac is an upper-tier municipality serving the Townships of North Frontenac, Central Frontenac, South Frontenac and the Frontenac Islands which surround Kingston to the north and south.
Localgovernment.ca - resources for stronger local government.
Ideas That Matter - Ideas That Matter is a Canadian organization
which convenes and publishes on a range of issues to stimulate public
discourse. It is particularly interested in issues related to cities, urban
economies and the values of diversity, community and the public good. Ideas
that Matter is inspired by the wide-ranging ideas and principles of Jane
Inclusive Cities Canada - A Cross-Canada Civic Initiative is a
unique partnership of community leaders and elected municipal politicians
working collaboratively to enhance social inclusion across Canada.
Governing.com - the online version of the American journal Governing
that provides news, commentary and advice on state and local government.
Urban issues from other communities’ perspectives
York Region Community Awareness, list service
Toronto Community Awareness - list service
Urbansource- non-profit book store for books on urban issues www.urbansource.org
Greenontario- very active- list serve- anti sprawl www.greenontario.org/smartgrowth/donate.html
Federation of Urban Neighbourhoods – important
for all those interested in building neighbourhoods.
Urban League of London - encourages citizen
participation in community and civic affairs.
Narberth Civic Association, PA - The association
tries to identify, clarify, and communicate issues or problems of concern to
the community. It advise our local government on these issues.
Local Public Safety issues
Toronto Police Accountability Coalition - a
group that encourages debate about police policy issues and to making the
police more accountable to the public.
A not-for-profit, freely browsable database of crimes reported in Chicago. At any given point, this site contains crime-report information spanning a 90-day period.
Links with an Environmental Emphasis
Provincial Air Quality - Ontario Ministry
of the Environment
Peel Environmental Network – contains an excellent links section to other
Bullfrog Power - Ontario's first 100% green electricity retailer
Caledon Countryside Alliance - a not-for-profit group whose objective is
to ensure that Caledon and its Headwaters region maintain their rural
The Bathroom Diaries - public washrooms, always an environmental issue!
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is
responsible for the Ontario Municipal Act The Municipal Act provides for the
structure of local municipalities and counties, and sets out their basic
powers including the ability to regulate (for example, licensing), provision
of services, finances and roads.
FairVote - FairVote is the leading
US organization acting to transform elections to achieve secure
and universal access to participation and a full spectrum of meaningful choices.
Ontario Provincial Legislation
Federal Public Infrastructure and Sustainable Communities programs
External Links Disclaimer
There may be Web sites linked to and from the Kingston Electors site that are operated or created by or for organizations not affiliated with our site. Those organizations are solely responsible for the operation and information (including the right to display such information) found on their respective web sites. The linking to or from this site does not imply on the part of Kingston Electors any endorsement or guarantee of any of the organizations or information (including the right to display such information) found on their respective web sites. Kingston Electors does not assume and is not responsible for any liability whatsoever for the linking of any of these linked web sites, the operation or content (including the right to display such information) of any of the linked web sites, nor for any of the information, interpretation, comments or opinions expressed in any of the linked web sites. Any comments or inquiries regarding the linked web sites are to be directed to the particular organization for whom the particular web site is being operated.