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 crossing the bridge. This load restriction has been put in place as a precaution for public safety until further assessment of the bridge is completed.

7th Ave Bridge Signs in Place

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