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Current Issue
May 15, 2024

Published bimonthly since 1985, this glossy city magazine features the stories, accomplishments and passions of Kingstonians.

Look for your copy of the May 2024 issue of Profile Kingston now! Feature articles include: Jane Derby, written by Seth DuChene with photography by Bernard Clark; Bittu George, written by Nancy Dorrance with photography by Bernard Clark; and Emily McPherson, written by Christine Hamelin with photography by Kat Kopiak Coffey. Cover painting by Jane Derby; photography by Bernard Clark.

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Profile 1

Jane Derby

By Seth DuChene

with photography by Bernard Clark

When it comes to journeys of self-discovery, it’s impossible to predict when — or if —you’re going to get to your destination. Just ask Jane Derby. Jane, in recent years, has established herself as a mainstay of Kingston’s art scene . . .

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Profile 2

Bittu George

By Nancy Dorrance

with photography by Bernard Clark

On the night he became the first person of colour ever to be elected to Kingston City Council, an elated Bittu George made a long-distance call to his parents in India. Kuttyamma (Kay) and Kurian George had been visiting . . .

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Profile 3

Emily McPherson

By Christine Hamelin

with photography by Kat Kopiak Coffey

Emily McPherson, an accomplished musician, teacher and choir director, generously shares her musical gifts, her warmth, her dedication and her positive attitude with others. She has found joy in community music. . . .

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Inside Out

This regular column features a recap of City of Kingston news from around the horseshoe and details on pertinent municipal issues.

By Bill Hutchins;
painting by Michelle Reid

Quality of Life

Read about Musician; Kris + Dee, The Pursuit of Happiness, Kris Abbott’s favourite things.

Compiled by Bill Hutchins;
photography by Bernard Clark

Profile Picks

For all of our readers who love great local cuisine, every issue highlights a food or beverage item recommended by chef and consultant Clark Day.

Photography by Bernard Clark

It’s your community — your neighbours and friends, your interests and ideas.

Six times yearly Profile Kingston puts the spotlight on the unsung heroes of our community, telling you how they do what they do… and why.

Every issue is packed with fascinating reading as our most skilled and knowledgeable citizens show you Kingston life through their eyes.

Summer in the City

Don’t miss our companion magazine, Summer in the City, published annually in May and July, featuring over 200 local and area cultural and recreational activities.

Kingston’s most comprehensive guide is designed to entertain your family and friends all summer long. Presented in a convenient, easy-to-read format, and available online, Summer in the City contains something for Kingstonians and vacationers of all ages.

Use the links to view a copy of our May or July issues.

Summer in the City — your essential guide to beautiful, historic Kingston.

View our Back Issue catalogue for availability in print and digital formats.

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