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Seventh Avenue South Bridge August 31, 2018 Update

Please be advised completion of the Seventh Avenue South Bridge project is delayed. The new bridge will not be in place for the beginning of the school year. Local traffic only is permitted in the work area, and boat traffic delays will continue to be short. It is anticipated the project will be completed by […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D07-18-02

The Corporation of the City Of Kenora Planning Advisory Committee (‘PAC’) Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 51 (O. Reg. 544/06, s.4) Take Notice that the Planning Advisory Committee (‘PAC’) of the Corporation of the City of Kenora has received a complete application for approval of a proposed […]

City Wide Fire Ban Lifted August 29, 2018

Please be advised the City wide fire ban has been lifted as of Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Although the fire ban has been lifted, conditions remain dry and residents are strongly encouraged to use extreme caution while burning. Small camp fires for cooking, warmth, or entertainment are allowed without a burning permit. Evening burning only, […]

Take the Super Summer Sunday Campaign Survey

We are looking for your feedback on Super Summer Sundays in Kenora.   Please take a few minutes to complete the six-question survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2FJLC5J The purpose of the Super Summer Sundays campaign is to coordinate, commit and promote Sunday shopping/dining hours from July 1st to August 19th during the 2018 summer. In order to participate businesses […]

Local Official Elected to the 2018 – 2020 AMO Board of Directors

At the Annual Conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), held in Ottawa August 19 – 22, Dave Canfield, Mayor, City of Kenora, was elected to the AMO Board of Directors, Northern Caucus. As a member of the Board, Mayor Canfield will help set policy for the association and serve as a key […]

Coker Road Traffic Delays Starting August 22, 2018

Please be advised beginning August 22, 2018, surface treatment work will start on Coker Road between Wyder Road and Wyder Drive. This section of Coker Road will be reduced to single lane traffic during construction work.  There will be traffic delays.  Motorists are advised to use alternative routes when possible. The City extends thanks to […]

Garrow Park Play Structure Update August 21, 2018

Please be advised a change to the Garrow Park play structure ground cover has been put on hold until the City of Kenora Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) reviews the accessible priorities for the City’s parks and facilities. Once the AAC has conducted their review, an action plan will be made to address the ground cover. While […]

City of Kenora Delegation Brings Northern Ontario Perspective to AMO Conference

City of Kenora Delegation Brings Northern Ontario Perspective to AMO Conference August 19 – 22 Mayor Canfield and Members of Council will join about 1,900 participants at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) 2018 Conference in Ottawa from August 19 to 22. For more than a century, Ontario’s largest municipal conference has brought together […]

Council Approves 2017 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Kenora

Council Approves 2017 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Kenora Today Council approves the 2017 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements. The City received an unqualified audit report and is financially stable. The 2017 financial statements continue to reflect the healthy financial position currently enjoyed by the City of Kenora. The City continues to work […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-18-05

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-18-05 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34 Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider a Zoning By-law Amendment as it […]

Public Participation Needed on Lake of the Woods Water Quality

Lake of the Woods Sustainability Foundation  |  Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association Call for public participation at meeting about Lake of the Woods water quality Wednesday, August 15, 2:00 -­ 4:30 pm Clarion Lakeside Inn., Kenora Public meetings will highlight “science to action” and the efforts to protect and restore Lake of […]

Parking for Diamonds and Ice Event, August 2-6, 2018

Please be advised when attending the Diamonds and Ice Event from August 2 through August 6, 2018, the public is reminded to pay attention to the posted parking signs. The signs clearly indicate where spectators, players, officials, and all others are permitted to park while at the Portage Bay Ball Diamond in Keewatin. By-law enforcement […]

Where to Eat in Kenora

Tourism Kenora has put together the 2018 Kenora Eats Brochure to make it easier to find a place to have lunch after downtown shopping,  grab a coffee and dessert to-go, or stay for dinner after a day on the lake.  Pick up your copy at the Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre. Kenora Eats 2018 Brochure […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-05

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment To Comprehensive Zoning By-Law No. 101-2015 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 34 Notice is hereby given, that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-Law No. 108 – 2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, July 17th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]