Response to Homecoming Gatherings

KINGSTON, ON/ Oct. 20, 2021 - Over the homecoming weekend, the AMS was disappointed to see large gatherings and inappropriate behaviour from some of our students and visitors. We condemn the misogynistic banners that hung from numerous houses with offensive and inappropriate statements on them. This behaviour directly contributes to a culture of misogyny and gender-based and sexual violence in [...]

By | October 20th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Update on Rector Election

October 4, 2021   Kingston, ON - The AMS Office of the Secretariat has announced that Rector candidate Maya Morcos has succeeded her name from the ballot prior to the voting days of October 1st and 2nd, 2021.   We wish Maya the best and thank her for engaging with the position over the election season. Maya ran a [...]

By | October 4th, 2021|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

City issues new emergency order to further curb unsafe social gatherings

Sept. 10, 2021 KINGSTON, ON – Today, the City of Kingston is issuing a new emergency order – which includes increased penalties and new enforcement powers to further discourage the ongoing violation of social-gathering limits and help stop local COVID-19 case counts from climbing.  Recent large street parties not only violate many laws, bylaws and social gathering limits imposed by the Province, but also pose a dangerous health risk to the community during COVID-19 pandemic. These gatherings place a strain on community partners and agencies, [...]

By | September 10th, 2021|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Confirmed Positive Covid-19 Case at Trinity Social Restaurant in Kingston

September 8th, 2021 KINGSTON, ON – Today, Dr. Hugh Guan, Acting Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health confirms a COVID-19 positive case at Trinity Social Restaurant at 424 Princess St, Kingston.  KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals who attended Trinity Social Restaurant on Saturday, September 4, 2021 between 8:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. to self-monitor for symptoms [...]

By | September 8th, 2021|News|0 Comments

2021 University Rector Election – Preliminary Information

What is happening?  On April 30th, 2021, the 37th Rector of Queen’s University announced his resignation through a statement in the Queen’s Gazette. With that announcement, the search for a new Rector has begun, for an election that will take place in September 2021! The University Rector is the 3rd highest office at Queen’s, following the Principal and Chancellor. The position [...]

By | May 20th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Response to Queen’s Journal Instagram Statement

May 17th, 2021   KINGSTON, ON – In consideration of the recent post released by the Queen’s Journal Instagram account on Sunday, May 16th regarding the ongoing Israel-Palestine events, the AMS compassionately acknowledges the personal and emotional impact this has on Queen’s students and our Queen’s community. The mandate of the AMS has always been to uphold equity, diversity, and inclusivity in all areas of student life. We are not, nor have we ever been, [...]

By | May 17th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Global Equity Crises Statement

May 15th, 2021   KINGSTON, ON – In consideration of the global equity crises and civil unrest occurring across various populations internationally, the AMS, ASUS, EngSoc, HSS, and PHEKSA recognize the emotional labour, suffering, and challenges facing many students currently. Specifically, but not limited to, those affected by COVID-19, police brutality, ongoing colonial projects, social unrest globally, and societies facing [...]

By | May 17th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Statement to Queen’s International Students

May 8th, 2021   KINGSTON, ON – The AMS is aware of recent discussion within the Ontario government regarding suspending entry of international students and we are closely following developments in this decision. International students are an integral and valuable part of the Queen’s community and Ontario as a whole. We recognize that many students may be currently experiencing a lack of clarity and effective communication [...]

By | May 8th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Statement Regarding Current COVID-19 Situation in India

May 7th, 2021   KINGSTON, ON –Many of us have been saddened and shocked to see the worsening COVID-19 situation in India over the last several weeks. The AMS acknowledges that this situation has affected many of our South Asian students, staff, and faculty, and wishes to offer our support to all of whom have been impacted. A dedicated group of South Asian students at Queen’s has rallied to raise funds for current grassroots work in [...]

By | May 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

AMS 2021-2022 Senior Management Hired!

March 2nd, 2020   KINGSTON, ON – Zaid Kasim, Ryan Sieg, and Tiana Wong have completed their hiring for 2021-2022 AMS Senior Management. Over the weekend, Team RTZ reviewed many applications and conducted many interviews. The Executive-Elect is excited to announce the following decisions:   Secretary of Internal Affairs:  Laura Devenny  Commissioner of Campus Affairs: Anika Chowdhury  Commissioner of External Affairs:  Jacob Marinelli  Commissioner of Social Issues:  Samara Lijiam  Commissioner of Clubs:  Brian Seo  Commissioner of [...]

By | March 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments