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Creating connections through ASUS Sidewalk Sale

  • Sidewalk Sale Tour
    ASUS President Chayce Perkins leads a tour of the Sidewalk Sale with AMS President Auston Pierce and AMS Director of Communications Brendan Robson, for Principal Patrick Deane, MPP Ian Arthur and Craig Leroux, Executive Director (Acting), Office of the Vice-Principal (University Relations), Associate Director, Government and Institutional Relations.
  • Principal and MPP at Four Directions booth
    Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane and Ian Arthur, MPP for Kingston and the Islands, speak with Keira LaPierre, Indigenous Community Outreach Coordinator at Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre.
  • Approximately 10,000 people visited the more than 300 booths at the ASUS Sidewalk Sale throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
    Approximately 10,000 people visited the more than 300 booths at the ASUS Sidewalk Sale throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 4.
  • Sidewalk Sale Tour Principal Deane
    Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane shares a laugh with ASUS Sidewalk Sale organizers Anika Chowdhury and Jummy Oladipo.
  • Students spin the wheel at the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society booth
    Students spin the wheel to win a prize at the booth of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society.
  • Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane speaks with members of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society during the Sidewalk Sale.
    Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane speaks with members of the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society during the Sidewalk Sale.

More than 10,000 Queen’s community members – including all first-year students and their orientation leaders – took to University Avenue on Wednesday, Sept. 4 for the ASUS Sidewalk Sale.

The annual event featured more than 300 booths, including Queen’s clubs and departments, as well as local, national, and international businesses. To accommodate the sale, University Avenue was closed between Union and Stuart streets.

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane took the opportunity both to tour some of the booths with Kingston and the Islands MPP Ian Arthur and to connect with students.

Each vendor taking part in the giant sale applied for a space on the street and as always proceeds will support the Canadian Cancer Society.