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Disruptions & Closures


The City of Kenora works hard to keep your programs, services and infrastructure open and accessible. We appreciate your patience when we do have service disruptions and closures.

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Disruption & Closure Notices

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 […]

Matheson Street Bridge Closure March 31 – April 1, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised the Matheson Street Bridge will be closed to all vehicle traffic beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31st and reopening on Wednesday, April 1st at 10 p.m. Bus Stops #2, 3, 4, 5 on the Pinecrest Route will be unavailable during this time also. One sidewalk will remain open […]

Playgrounds Close Due to COVID-19 March 23, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all playgrounds will be closed until further notice. As circumstances change, these closures will be reviewed and amended accordingly. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Load Restriction on Local Roads Effective March 20, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised that beginning Friday, March 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm (noon), reduced load restrictions will be in effect as per the City of Kenora By-law 155-2008 and the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990, c. H. 8, Section 122. This restriction is necessary to protect highways, streets, and roads from damage during […]

Water Dispensing Stations March 16 to April 6, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised while City Hall is closed to the public, adjustments have been made at both Crawford Road and Brinkman Road Water Dispensing Stations to allow customers to access water without interruption. The water rate has been adjusted to $0.01 per cubic meter to allow customers to continue using current water cards […]

Tender Submissions and Openings March 16, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised Tender and Request for Proposal (RFP) submissions will still be received/accepted while City buildings are closed between March 16 and April 6. The deadline for tender submissions remains and documents may be submitted via the drop box located at the front door entrance at City Hall, One Main Street South.  […]

City Taking Steps to Mitigate Risks of COVID-19

City Taking Steps to Mitigate Risks of COVID-19 UPDATED MARCH 25, 2020 The City of Kenora, along with many countries, sporting groups, cities and municipalities, is evaluating response to the COVID 19 virus on a daily, if not hour by hour basis. Many residents and staff are very concerned right now; however, it is important […]

Bus Stop 53 Removal Effective March 15, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised transit service will be discontinued at Bus Stop 53 located at Seven Generations Education Institute, 240 Veterans Drive, effective March 15, 2020. The nearest alternate stops are Bus Stop 33 (Ninth Street North and Mikado Avenue) or Bus Stop 54 (City Hall at Main Street South). The City thanks our […]

Fitness Facility Renovations Begin February 24, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised the Kenora Recreation Centre will be undergoing renovations to expand the upstairs fitness facility beginning Monday, February 24, 2020. Full use of the gym will still be available during the project; however, there will be minor interruptions to lay new flooring.  Adequate notice will be provided of this interruption. On […]