Changes to Cemetery Rates and Regulations

Changes to the Lake of the Woods Cemetery Schedule of Rates come into effect on April 1, 2017, as per City of Kenora By-law 23-2017. The following services have increased: plot purchases, columbarium fees, and Saturday costs.

In addition, the rules and regulations governing the operation of the Lake of the Cemetery have been updated. The new City of Kenora By-law 6-2017 now aligns with recommendations from the Ministry of Consumer Services to standardize municipal cemetery by-laws across the Province. Additions to the operation and care of the cemetery grounds include: a private columbarium provision, expanded general conduct while on cemetery grounds, lot decorations and embellishments responsibilities, and request for service obligation.

Questions about the cemetery, rates, and regulations, can be directed to James Tkachyk, City of Kenora Parks and Facilities Division Lead, 807-467-2102 or jtkachyk@kenora.ca.