Success Stories

Standard & Poor's affirms City's 'AA' credit rating

October 14, 2020

A Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Rating Agency Update issued yesterday affirms the City of Kingston’s ‘AA’ credit rating with a stable outlook.

Kingston receives international recognition as start-up destination

Whether you are dealing in the “oil of the new economy”, helping power the vehicles of the future, or guiding Canadians in making better financial decisions, your business can find a home in Kingston.

But don’t take our word for it.

Showing Love for Our Business Community

While there have been shop local campaigns in the Kingston area for several years the need for a cohesive strategy has never been more important.

Local Leaf Farms grows up

Vertical farming operation branches out to Kingston with a $450,000 investment.

Barrie-based Local Leaf Farms has sprouted a new location in Kingston. 

Li-Cycle™ gets a boost from Kingston presence

Selecting Kingston as its research and development home saved Mississauga-based start-up both time and money

They may not have a tailpipe, but electric vehicles can still create their own set of environmental issues.

Mobile Health and Medical Units For Hospitals and Community Clinics

As part of their response to the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 “Call To Action”, Kingston, Ontario based Feris Build Tech Inc. has announced the release of a new line of high performance, hospital grade Mobile Health and Medical Units.

Meet the Makers

Kingston is known for its creative types, so we asked four of them about what they do and what the maker community is like here.

Paying Tribute to What Makes Kingston Great

We all know good things grow in Ontario, and Kingston is no exception.

Kingston Brewery Turns Impulse Buy into Opportunity to Give Back

You need the right equipment to make hand sanitizer. Regular beer breweries can’t get the alcohol concentration high enough to make your hands squeaky clean.

Fortunately, DAFT Brewing is not your regular brewery.

Young Entrepreneurs

Kingston is a stomping ground for young entrepreneurs. We spoke to six of these inspiring professionals to get an inside look at their businesses, their successes, their love for their community and more.