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City Purchases Mall Property

Kenora, ON – The City of Kenora has reached an agreement with Plaza Retail REIT to purchase just over 2.2 acres of vacant lands on the former Kenora Shoppers Mall property. This is a strategic piece of property located in the heart of the City that is important to acquire for future use. It is […]

Public Notice Water and Wastewater Rate Increase

To All Consumers of City of Kenora Water and Wastewater Services Please be advised that effective January 1, 2017, City of Kenora water and wastewater rates will increase by 8% for all residential and commercial consumers. The water cost will be set at $1.32 per cubic meter or per 1000 litres. This rate together with […]

City Facilities and Offices Closed on Remembrance Day

All City facilities and offices will be closed on Friday November 11th in honour and respect of Remembrance Day. There will be no recycling or waste curbside pick up and the Transfer Station will be closed. For after hours issues or troubles for City services, hydro, water and wastewater, please call 467-2080. Fire and Emergency […]

Thunder Bay Hydro and Kenora Hydro Set to Explore Merge

Thunder Bay, ON – Today, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Thunder Bay Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. (Thunder Bay Hydro) and Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd. (Kenora Hydro) has been signed to authorize the exploration of a merger between the two utilities. “The current technological and regulatory environment offers both opportunities for and challenges to […]

City Introduces Recycle Coach™ App

A Guide to Recycling and Waste Collection The City of Kenora is pleased to introduce the Recycle Coach™ app and website plug-in to assist our residents with recycling and waste collection. This is being announced in celebration of Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Developed by Recycle Coach™, the free app provides residents with a full […]

Be Thankful for the Environment This Thanksgiving

Did you know? The volume of Canadian household waste increases up to 45% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.  That’s an average of 110pounds of garbage per person! How can you make a difference? Shop smart for your family gathering Use reusable shopping bags at the grocery store Buy in bulk. Buying a big bottle […]

City Launches Emergency Notification System Kenora Alerts

The City of Kenora is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public notices.  City will begin using Kenora Alerts to communicate with citizens during emergencies and other significant incidents. The Everbridge emergency notification […]

Beaches, Parks & Trails

The City of Kenora,  along with consultants Scatliff + Miller + Murray Inc., would like to thank stakeholders, representatives of community organizations, and the public who contributed to the 2016 Kenora Beaches, Parks and Trails project plan through phone interviews, focussed meetings, and the public open house. Strategic planning ensures that the City of Kenora […]

Lights Camera Action! Announcing the City of Kenora You Tube Channel

The City of Kenora is pleased to announce that all City Council meetings will be available for the public to view on the City of Kenora YouTube Channel.  The link can be found on the City’s portal under the City Council tab. Council meetings take place on select Tuesdays each month and the set schedule […]