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Restricted Fire Zone – Total Fire Ban Effective April 2, 2020

Public Notice Effective Immediately (April 2, 2020) (4:00 p.m. – CST), the Chief Fire Official has declared a Restricted Fire Zone – Total Fire Ban for the City of Kenora. This ban applies to all open-air fires including, brush piles, burn barrels, campfires, chimeneas, cooking fires, consumer fireworks, incinerators and other types of outdoor burning […]

Park Street, Railway Street, Tenth Ave South, Seventh Ave South Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Schedule A+ Notice

Public Notice The City of Kenora is in the process of planning to make improvements to underground and surface infrastructure on the following streets based on their age and condition in which replacement is the selected option. The project will follow the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Schedule A+ process for which this notice satisfies this […]

Cemetery Spring Clean-up

Public Notice To Family and Friends of the Lake of the Woods Cemetery Please be advised the cemetery staff have started spring clean-up of the cemetery grounds in preparation for seasonal maintenance. Personal items will remain on graves until May 1, 2020. After May 1st, all remaining items will be removed and stored for collection […]

Environmental Services 2019 Highlights and Services

Environmental Services Highlights In 2019, the Environmental Services Division collected tons of waste, recycling, and hazardous waste and diverted a lot of it from the landfill.   This brochure features capital projects, landfill facts, and information about free services.  Check it out.  

City Council Approves Relief Measures

City of Kenora Media Release Yesterday, Council approved relief measures for the citizens of the City of Kenora during the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures are related to property taxes and utilities, effective April 1 until August 31, 2020. Interest and penalties on property taxes will be waived for 6 months until August 31, 2020. Taxpayers […]

City of Kenora Closes All Outdoor Recreation Facilities

City of Kenora Media Release On March 23rd, the City of Kenora was proactive in the effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by closing all playgrounds. On March 31st, the Ontario Government ordered the closure of all communal or shared, public or private, outdoor recreational amenities everywhere in Ontario. The following recreational facilities within […]

Summer Residents Requested to Delay Their Return

City of Kenora Media Release Mayor Daniel Reynard joins Premier Doug Ford, Member of Provincial Parliament, Greg Rickford and the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Doctor Theresa Tam asking our summer residents to stay in their permanent home and not come to their cottages and summer residences. Health experts advise that if we want […]

City of Kenora Declares a State of Emergency

City of Kenora Media Release Today, on the recommendation of the City’s Emergency Management Team, the City of Kenora joins numerous other communities in Ontario by declaring a state of Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, 1990 as a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak in Ontario. While the community […]

Transfer Station Extends Sunday Hours Effective April 5, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised that the Transfer Station will be open extended hours from 8:30  a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays beginning April 5, 2020 to reduce congestion at the site. The public is reminded that while at the facility, you must respect others by keeping the 2 metres physical distance at all times. […]

Council to Hold First Virtual Meeting

City of Kenora Media Release The current Bill 187, Municipal Emergency Act, 2020 which is now in effect permits Council to meet electronically during an emergency which may be declared by the Premier, Cabinet or the municipal Head of Council under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. As a result of this legislative change, […]