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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.

Stay up to date on disruptions and closures that may impact you.


Disruption & Closure Notices

Road Closure for the Santa Claus Parade

The Kenora Kinsmen Club hosts its annual Santa Claus Parade on Saturday November 25. Downtown streets within the parade route will be temporarily closed from approximately 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on this day.

Those viewing the parade are asked to park in areas that do not interfere with the parade route and to ensure there is enough room for emergency vehicles to pass through the area if needed.

The City thanks you for your cooperation.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded

Please be advised the Boil Water Advisory for Norman and Keewatin has been lifted.  Laboratory testing of the water supply does not indicate the presence of bacteria.

The City thanks residents of Norman and Keewatin for their patience.

Norman and Keewatin Boil Water Advisory Rescind Notice

Norman and Keewatin Boil Water Advisory Rescind

Changes to Evening Swims

Changes to Evening Swim Times

To accommodate new BOGA Mat waterfit classes, changes have been made to the leisure and lane swims.   The Lane Pool will only be available for leisure swim from 6:30 – 7:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday from November 13 to December 20, 2017.   The evening Lane Swim will change on Wednesday only from 8:30 – 9:30 pm from November 15 to December 20, 2017.

For questions about the swim changes, please contact Crystal Stokes, Aquatics Facilitator, at 807-467-2594.

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Closure

Update as of November 22:  The closure has been extended to Saturday December 9 as Union Gas continues to work in the area.

Please be advised beginning Monday November 13, 2017 the Seventh Avenue South bridge and nearby streets will be closed until Sunday November 26, 2017.  Refer to the map below for the closure area. The closure is necessary to allow Union Gas to relocate a gas line.  Local traffic will be permitted on Third Street South and Seventh Avenue South, and the west sidewalk on Seventh Avenue South will remain open during this time.

The City thanks residents for their patience and cooperation while Union Gas works in the area.

Union Gas Work Plan Seventh Avenue