Current Issue
January 18, 2023

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

Look for your copy of the January issue of Profile Kingston now! Feature articles include: Ned Dickens, written by Ann-Maureen Owens with photography by Bernard Clark; Saima Haque, written by Christine Hamelin with photography by Bernard Clark; and Marc Shaw, written by Seth DuChene with photography by Kristen Ritchie. Cover photograph courtesy Marc Shaw, c.1942.

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Profile 1

Ned Dickens

By Ann-Maureen Owens

with photography by Bernard Clark

The strength of community — the accountability of knowing people in more than one way or through different channels — is what Ned Dickens values about living in Kingston. A creative playwright and designer . . .

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Profile 2

Saima Haque

By Christine Hamelin

with photography by Bernard Clark

Saima Haque has been baking for her whole adult life. She never tires of it, because for her, in addition to being a way to bring people together, baking is both an exact science and an art form. . . .

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Profile 3

Marc Shaw

By Seth DuChene

with photography by Kristen Ritchie

In one of Canada’s most historic cities, Marc Shaw is doing what he can to keep the stories of Kingston, its buildings and its families alive — and maybe find some stories that have yet to be told. . . .

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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

Quality of Life

Read about Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), Kingston and the Islands, Ted Hsu’s favourite things.

Compiled by Bill Hutchins;
photography by Bernard Clark

Financial Tips

Don’t miss our annual financial feature with advice from several local experts to get you organized for 2023.

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 2022 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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