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Fast Facts

Sir John A. MacDonald, credit Queen's University Archives

Cataraqui Cemetary

Canada’s first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald is buried at Cataraqui Cemetery, as are a number of other local dignitaries.

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German Resources

The following lists all the external resources available in German that can be found as For More Information links throughout this website. These resources cover a variety of topics and the accompanying descriptions will help you determine which are the ones you need. If information on what you seek is not listed here, it may be available in another language on the page(s) covering that topic.

To find pages or Community Directory records on the website that reference German in the text, use the Search Tool on the right of the page. The community directory lists government agencies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations that serve the Kingston area. Many provide services in languages other than English.


Emergency Management Ontario
Information about emergency management and community safety in Ontario. Features news and emergency alerts and includes a step-by-step toolkit on how to be prepared — including suggestions for people with disabilities and special needs, children, seniors, and pets. Basic “Be prepared” information is also in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Finnish, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. Accessible on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Emergency Red Alerts can be received by email or SMS text messaging.

Health Care Connect
Register in person or online with Health Care Connect, an Ontario government program that helps Ontario residents find a family doctor. Includes an introductory video on the service. Downloadable multilingual fact sheets on Health Care Connect are available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified and traditional), Farsi, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Ojicree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Immigrant Services Kingston and Area (ISKA)
Information and video about programs and settlement services available to newcomers in the Kingston area. Includes help with immigration documentation, education, language programs, meeting people, finding housing and jobs and referrals to other community services an programs. ISKA’s services are available in Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese, French and English. Also available is a video detailing ISKA’s services, which is also available in other languages: Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish, Korean, and Farsi.

Immunization — Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care
Ontario government site with information on immunization and the various vaccination programs available for infants, children, and adults and a list of publically funded vaccines provided by the province. The information includes videos and a section on Myths and Facts about vaccines and immunization, which is also available as a downloadable PDF in multiple languages: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, German, Italian, Korean, Oji-Cree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, and Urdu.

International Education (ALCDSB)
Information on the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board’s (ALCDSB’s) international education program. Includes a general overview; information on the community and program curriculum; and details on the admissions process, downloadable forms, and contact information. The overview is also available in Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, German, Mandarin, and Spanish.

Invest in Ontario — Business Resources
A variety of references and tools on Ontario's investment opportunities — from fact sheets to maps, to downloadable brochures, videos and information on government programs. Some publications are provided in alternate languages such as French, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and German.

Kingston Community Gardens Network
Community website with information on local community gardens, an events calendar, and information resources for gardeners, including tips and tricks for beginners. While the site is English-only, there is a multilingual brochure available in French, Dutch, German, Spanish, and Catalan.

St. Lawrence College, International Students
Information on programs and how international students may apply. Online viewable informational books are available in multiple languages: Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, German and Vietnamese. International informational sessions on college programs are held in cities around the world. The college also has Facebook and Renren pages.

Your Legal Rights
A large resource of general legal information for Ontarians, compiled from hundreds of organizations across Ontario. While the site itself is only available in English, materials are available in multiple languages, including French. Managed by Community Legal Education Ontario.


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