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Current Issue
January 17, 2024

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: Helene Train, written by Christine Hamelin with photography by Bernard Clark; Lee McNaughton, written by Seth DuChene with photography by Bernard Clark; and Carolyn Blommestyn, written by Nancy Dorrance with photography by Kat Kopiak. Cover photography by Bernard Clark; cover painting by Helene Train.

Pick up your magazine at participating advertiser locations — while supplies last. To order a print or digital copy, please use the links below.

Profile 1

Helene Train

By Christine Hamelin

with photography by Bernard Clark

Helene Train, a sensitive, unassuming artist, is the author of her own happiness. Her passions — painting, children and empowering people through teaching — have shaped her life.. . . .

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Profile 2

Lee McNaughton

By Seth DuChene

with photography by Bernard Clark

If you’ve been involved in Kingston’s sports community — as a player, a coach, a parent or a fan — chances are you’ve rubbed shoulders with Lee McNaughton. If you haven’t, there’s still a high probability you’ve still benefited . . .

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Profile 3

Carolyn Blommestyn

By Nancy Dorrance

with photography by Kat Kopiak

The picture says it all. It’s a black-and-white photo, circa 1962, of a little girl in shorts and a tee-shirt clutching her father’s hand as they stand at attention beside his shiny, two-tone company truck. He is smiling broadly, and she looks . . .

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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 Music Commissioner, Tourism Kingston, Moira Demorest’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 2024.

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 2023  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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