Need to Know

GroupMe App

Did you know? Kingston Police run a mobile app called GroupMe for downtown businesses. The app is a crime prevention tool to keep businesses informed and communicating with police and each other. Many downtown businesses are subscribed and find the app helpful. Visit the Kingston Police website here for more info and to register.


Cannabis Act

Legalization of recreational cannabis (Cannabis Act) comes into effect on Oct. 17, 2018. Keep informed on the new legislation with the links below:

Government of Ontario
Cannabis Legalization

Ontario Ministry of Labour
Impairment and Workplace Health and Safety

Government of Canada
Department of Justice, Cannabis Legalization and Regulation


Bill 47 - Making Ontario Open for Business Act

Ontario's labour laws have changed - please keep up to date here:

Employment Standards Act

Bill 47


Kingston Transit – Downtown Kingston! Employer Transpass

Kingston Transit offers discounted rates on monthly adult bus passes through downtown employers! Kingston Transit will come to your business to sign up your employees on the spot! Contact Heather Grosney at Kingston Transit

Visit the City of Kingston's website for more info about the Kingston Transit Employer Transpass.