Entries by City of Kenora

Committee Members Required for the following:

1) Lake of the Woods Development Commission 2) Planning Advisory Committee City Council is seeking citizens who would be interested in serving as a Member of the above two committees/boards. The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2018 (at the pleasure of Council) Lake of the Woods Development Commission – the ideal candidate […]

City of Kenora and First Student Partner to Improve City Transit System – New Transit Schedule Begins April 1st

Kenora, ON – The City of Kenora and First Student are pleased to announce beginning this Saturday April 1st, the City public transit will change to new routes and bus stop times. The schedule has a fresh new format providing riders with more information than previous schedules. The new Transit System booklet provides riders with […]

Notice of Decision

In accordance with Sections 17 and 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, a decision was made by the Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora to designate three Community Improvement Project Areas, amend three existing Community Improvement Plans, and adopt an Official Plan Amendment. The date of decision and last […]

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Vehicle Load Restriction

Please be advised effectively immediately, a vehicle load restriction has been authorized for the Seventh Avenue South Bridge. The maximum gross vehicle weight of 5 tonnes has been implemented, limiting traffic over the bridge to small passenger vehicles only. All other large vehicles such as school buses, emergency vehicles, or construction equipment, are restricted from […]

Road Closure on Beggs Road

Please be advised Essex Road between address #1679 and address #1887 will be closed due to a localized flood until further notice. Beggs Road, in the 900 block area, is now open. Motorists are advised to drive with care due to the formation of ice on the road. The far north area of Essex Road […]

Statutory Public Meeting – March 7

A Statutory Public Meeting was held on March 7 to give the public an opportunity to provide input on the proposed amendments to the three existing Community Improvement Plans – Keewatin CIP, the Harbourtown Centre CIP, and the Former Mill Site CIP, and an amendment to the Official Plan. A presentation explaining the proposals was […]

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. […]

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Schedule Change

The following changes have been made to the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Schedule of Events for Saturday February 18, 2017: Sledge Hockey Demonstrations & Trial at the Kenora Recreate Centre will now start at 9:00 a.m. Thistles vs Wanderers Re-enactment will now be held at the Kenora Recreation Centre from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. […]

Bernier Drive Closure February 16 -19, 2017

Please be advised Bernier Drive, from the roundabout to the pedestrian walkway, will close at 4:00 p.m. today, Thursday February 16, 2017. The entire road will be closed beginning Friday February 17 at 4:00 p.m. until 12 noon on Sunday February 19, 2017. The City thanks the public for their cooperation with this road closure […]

It’s Flag Day, Kenora Celebrates Hockey and Canadian Citizenship

During Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada you may see more Canada flags fluttering around than usual. The local organizing committee is very proud to announce reaffirmation of Canadian citizenship ceremonies will be part of our national celebration of hockey. A reaffirmation ceremony is an event where participants repeat the oath of citizenship to express their […]