City Fact Sheet: Kingston, Ontario

October 2015

The City of Kingston is located on the north-east coast of Lake Ontario and at the head of the Saint Lawrence River. The city strives to become “Canada’s Most Sustainable City” and through the 2010 release of the Sustainable Kingston Plan, has developed sustainability goals for both the community and the corporation. In 2014, Kingston released a Climate Action Plan. While the plan primarily focuses on curbing Kingston’s greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing sustainability throughout the city, it also includes recommendations for how to make Kingston more resilient in the face of climate change.