Coney Island Summer Water Service Rescind Notice

Boil Water Advisory Rescind Notice

To all residents on Coney Island summer service consuming water from the City of Kenora water distribution system, as of May 29, 2020, the Boil Water Advisory has been rescinded.  Laboratory testing of the after supply doe snot indicate the presence of bacteria.

Coney Island boil water advisory rescind notice May 29, 2020


Fifth Avenue South Road Closure June 3-5, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised that Fifth Avenue South, from Second Street South to Third Street South, will be closed to all traffic beginning Wednesday, June 3 at 8 a.m. until Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m.

This closure is necessary for road reconstruction, including rock breaking, and paving works.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this infrastructure project.

5th Ave S Closure June 3-5, 2020

Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge Lane Closure May 26-28, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge (hospital bridge) during the following time periods:

Tuesday, May 26 from 12 noon to 7 p.m.;


Wednesday, May 27 from 6 a.m. to Thursday, May 28 at 4 p.m.

Traffic will be controlled with flagging persons.  The closure is necessary to repair the asphalt surface.

Thank you for your patience during this maintenance work.

Provincial Offences Update May 25, 2020

Important Notice

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a provincial State of Emergency has been declared. Court operations are limited during this time.

Statutory timelines have been extended, including time to exercise your options on the Offence Notice (ticket).

All Provincial offences trials are being rescheduled. If you are a defendant, a notice of your new court date will be sent to you by mail to the address on file with the court.

If you were summoned to appear in court for a provincial offence during the State of Emergency, you do not need to attend, as the matter will be rescheduled.

If you have any questions about the scheduling of your Provincial Offences Act offence, please contact the Kenora Provincial Offences office at 807-467-2984 or

For further information please visit: .

City Reopens Select Outdoor Recreation Amenities

City of Kenora Media Release

The City of Kenora remains diligent in monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We continue to evaluate and follow all public health agency communications, as well as communications from Federal and Provincial Government health authorities. The health and well-being of our residents is of great importance.

The City has reviewed the amended Provincial Emergency Order of May 19, 2020 about re-opening outdoor recreational amenities with specific restrictions. Based on this information, the City has reopened the following:

• Benches and picnic tables in all areas;
• The skate park, basketball courts, tennis and pickle ball courts; and
• All municipal ball diamonds; however, organized baseball is still not permitted for groups larger than five (5) people. Dugouts will remain closed.

While using these outdoor recreational amenities, you must maintain physical distancing of at least two (2) metres from any other person, unless you are from the same household. Washroom facilities at some outdoor facilities will begin to be opened May 25th, and we encourage you to ensure you carry hand sanitizer.

Playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, the Splash Park, and beaches remain closed until further notice.

You are strongly urged to visit the City of Kenora website and Facebook page to read the posted guidelines and best practices for each recreation area.

Stace Gander
Community Services Manager

Rock Breaking Occurring Railway Street/Park Street Project Areas

Public Notice

Please be advised that there will be sporadic rock breaking occurring throughout the course of the sewer, water and road reconstruction project in the Railway Street and Park Street areas.

This work should go unnoticed, with little disruption. When it is possible, Moncrief Construction Ltd. will notify you if your home or business will be affected.

If you have any questions, please contact Hayley Moncrief at 807-407-4457.

We thank you for your patience during this infrastructure project.

Keewatin Wharf Boat Launch Temporarily Closed May 21, 2020

Please be advised the Keewatin Wharf boat launch will be temporarily closed on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. for re-levelling.

The boat launch is located at Tenth Street and Wharf Street in Keewatin.

Thank you for your patience during this maintenance work.


Beaches Remain Closed

Public Notice

Please be advised all City of Kenora beaches are closed and all washroom facilities will remain locked until further notice.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we continue to follow directives of the Provincial government during the pandemic.

Load Restriction Lifted as of May 18, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised that the load restriction on local roads put in place on March 20, 2020, will be lifted on Monday, May 18, 2020. This means heavier vehicles may now travel on those previously limited roadways.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.




Coney Island Summer Water Service

Public Notice

Please be advised the majority of Coney Island summer water service has been turned on; however, part of the system remains frozen.  For those who have water at this point, you should have received a hand-delivered Boil Water Advisory notice.

Coney Island remains on a Boil Water Advisory until further notice.

All water from taps should be boiled for at least one minute if it is used for human consumption.

Boiling removes harmful bacteria in the water that may cause illness.  Once boiled, the water can be stored in the refrigerator in a clean food-safe container and should be used for other activities where it may be ingested, including:
1)    Brushing teeth or soaking false teeth
2)    Washing fruits and vegetables
3)    Adding to uncooked food or drink
4)    Making ice cubes

For more information about the summer water service, please contact Ray Lindquist at 807-467-2149 or Biman Paudel at 807-467-2296.

For information on how to care for your family during a Boil Water Advisory, please contact the Northwestern Health Unit at 807-467-3147.

Thank you for your understanding.

Victoria Day Holiday Closures

Public Notice

Please be advised that all City services and buildings, including the Transfer Station, will be closed on Monday, May 18 for the Victoria Day holiday.

For after-hours issues, please call 807-467-2080 or email

For water and sewer specific issues, please call 807-466-1290.

Have a safe and enjoyable weekend.

Railway Street Daytime Lane Closure May 18, 2020

Public Notice

Please be advised that beginning on Monday, May 18, 2020 Railway Street will be reduced to one lane during the day with two-way traffic resuming in the evening.

We anticipate both lanes of traffic to reopen in mid-July.

This closure is necessary to allow Moncrief Construction Limited to perform water, sewer, and road reconstruction.

If you have any questions, please contact Hayley Moncrief at 807-407-4457.

We thank you for your cooperation and patience during this infrastructure project.

Park Street and Railway Street Project