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Temporary Intersection Closure November 16, 2018

Please be advised the intersection between Second Street South and Third Street South at Main Street will be temporarily closed on Friday, November 16th between 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. This closure is to accommodate the Harbourtown Biz Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

City of Kenora Ranked Top in Water Taste Test and Water Treatment Knowledge

The City of Kenora is proud to announce the Water and Wastewater Division, including Treatment Plants, earned top honours in two categories at a regional water quality conference recently. Three City of Kenora Operators from the Water and Wastewater Division and Treatment Plants attended the annual Northwestern Ontario Water and Wastewater Conference (NWOWWC) in Thunder […]

Matheson Street Bridge Work November 14 -15, 2018

Please be advised on Wednesday, November 14th and Thursday, November 15th, bridge inspection crews will be working on the Matheson Street Bridge between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Both lanes of traffic will remain open; however, motorists are asked to take care when driving over the bridge while workers are present. The sidewalk will remain open […]

Bruckenburger Road Traffic Delays November 14 – 16, 2018

Please be advised there will be traffic delays on Bruckenburger Road, off Redditt Road, beginning Wednesday, November 14th until Friday, November 16th.  Traffic will be controlled by flag persons. The interruption to traffic is necessary to allow for a culvert replacement. The City thanks the public for their cooperation as this infrastructure work is completed.

Coney Island Footbridge Install November 13, 2018

To the Public and Residents of Coney Island The Coney Island footbridge will be installed for the season on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Completion of this project is dependent on weather conditions, specifically wind gusts in the area. Should weather interfere with the installation, the project will be delayed until the next calm day.  If there […]

Kenora Business Partners Win National Marketing Awards

Choose Kenora Campaign Recognized The Kenora Business Partners are proud to announce that the Choose Kenora Youth Retention and Attraction Campaign has won three national marketing awards from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC). The awards were presented in New Brunswick in September as a part of the EDAC annual conference. EDAC is Canada’s […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment File No D14-18-06

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. 140 – 2018 at a meeting on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. […]

Ritchie Road Traffic Delays November 5 – 8, 2018

Please be advised there will short traffic delays, controlled by flag persons, on Ritchie Road near Canfield Drive beginning November 5th until November 8th. The interruption to traffic is necessary to allow for culvert work and clay boil work where the pipeline crosses the road at Ritchie Road and Canfield Drive. The City thanks the […]

Notice of Coker Road Bridge Replacement Study

Notice of Coker Road Bridge Project Commencement The Study The City of Kenora (City) has retained WSP Canada Inc. (WSP) to undertake the Detail Design for the replacement of the Coker Bridge, located on Coker Road, 2.3 west of East Melick Road. The bridge location is shown on the key plan map. To facilitate construction […]

Heritage Art Pieces Returned Overnight – UPDATED

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2018 We are speechless. The second set of art pieces have been returned. Thank you Kenora and community for sharing the posts and getting the word out. We received a call this afternoon saying the two were at Anicinabe Park. We picked them up shortly after the call. Many have asked…yes we […]

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week November 1 – 7

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week November 1 – 7 Beat the Silent Killer: Prevent CO in Your Home Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. “In Ontario, more […]

City Looking for Assistance to Recover Heritage Art Pieces

The City of Kenora is asking for the public’s assistance in recovering the heritage art pieces that were once displayed on the Norman Bay Bridge. When the Norman Bay Bridge was constructed in 1948, there were Indigenous figures made from metal rods posted on the stone pillars at each entrance. When the bridge underwent reconstruction, […]

Election Day October 22, 2018

On Election Day, electors may cast their votes until 8 p.m. online at or by phone toll free in Canada and US 1-877-342-0807 or outside of Canada 1-807-700-6887. Voter assistance is available in Council Chambers at City Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for those who need a Voter Information Letter (with unique PIN) or […]

Survey for Year-Round and Seasonal Residents

City of Kenora’s Lake of the Woods Development Commission (LOWDC), the Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls (SN-NF), and the Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association (LOWDPOA) would like to know more about seasonal and year-round lake residents.  The Lake of the Woods Year-Round and Seasonal Residents Economic Impact Survey has been developed with questions […]

Notice of Complete Application To Purchase City Property

The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application to purchase a portion of City of Kenora owned property located abutting Pine Portage Road. The property includes lots and blocks as well as a portion of an unopened lane described on Plan M63. Refer to the sketch below for an illustration. Notice provided […]