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Rotary Splash Park Closing for the Season

Splash Park Closing September 18, 2019 Please be advised the Rotary Splash Park will be closing for the season on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. City staff will begin draining the water lines and winterizing the water features. The City thanks all those who supported the splash park in its first season and we look forward […]

City Proceeds with the Sale of Town Island

Sale fo Town Island Today, Council directed administration to proceed with a competitive Expressions of Interest process and appraisal of Town Island, a City owned island just south of Coney Island. Over the past 10 years, the City has investigated the potential transfer of Town Island in exchange for Crown land of equal value within […]

Changes to Pinecrest Bus Route Sept 16-Oct 6, 2019

Changes to Pinecrest Bus Route Please be advised that while the Matheson Street Bridge is closed September 16th to October 6th, there will be temporary changes to the Pinecrest bus route as follows: Bus Stop 2 (Matheson Street North/Second Street North) Out of Service Alternate Stops: 1 (Matheson Street South – Hings corner) or 34 […]

Matheson Street Bridge Closure Sept 16 – Oct 6, 2019

Matheson Street Bridge Temporary Closure Please be advised that the Matheson Street Bridge will be closed for expansion joint replacement starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 16th until Sunday, October 6th. Pedestrians will be allowed to cross via sidewalk or temporary walkway. The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience during this […]

Texting Scam Circulating

Please be advised that there is a texting scam circulating Kenora.  This is a scam, and we are in no way texting Hydro customers about a refund.

Sixth Street South Road Closure September 4-27, 2019

Please be advised beginning on Wednesday, September 4th at 7 a.m. a section of Sixth Street South, from the intersection of Second Avenue South to Sixth Street back lane, will be closed to all traffic until Friday, September 27th at 5:00 p.m. Please use alternate travel routes and avoid this area while Titan Contractors continues […]

Notice to Close Unopened Road Allowances And Intent to Deem Property Surplus

The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application to purchase City Property including 2 unopened road allowances in the area of Pine Portage Road and Highway 17 E. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public of the by-law that will be under consideration to close unopened road allowances and […]

Kenora Recreation Centre Plans Mock Evacuation

Tomorrow, the City of Kenora will carry out a mock evacuation of the Kenora Recreation Centre. The evacuation test is scheduled to take place on August 29th between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. During the mock evacuation, those who are in attendance at the Kenora Recreation Centre will be asked to participate in following emergency […]

Board Members Required for BIZ

City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Member of the Business Improvement Area (B.I.Z.). The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2022 (at the pleasure of Council). The purpose of the Business Improvement Area (B.I.Z.) board of Management may provide, the improvement, beautification and maintenance of municipally-owned lands, buildings and […]

Labour Day Closures

Sorry We’re Closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 The Muse Kenora Public Libraries Harbourfront Pavilion City Hall Kenora Recreation Centre Keewatin Memorial Arena Operations Building Provincial Offences Court Services Transfer Station Coney Island pick- up forwarded to Tuesday, September 3 Essential services on duty as usual.  For after-hours troubles, call 807-467-2080. Yes We’re OPEN Lake […]

Science North’s Northern Think Hub Opens in Kenora

THINK Hub Opens in Kenora August 22, 2019 Kenora, ON- Science North is installing a “Northern THINK Hub” at the Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre, which is modelled on the popular THINK visitor experience that recently opened at Science North.  THINK stands for Tinker, Hack, Innovate, Network, and Know. The hub combines science, technology, […]

Speed Radar Signs

Please be advised that speed radar signs are now in place around the City of Kenora. The locations have been strategically selected based on concerns from citizens regarding vehicles speeding in their neighbourhoods. The speed radar signs are intended to inform motorists of their rate of speed, alerting them to slow down if travelling over […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-08

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-08 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. 124 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, […]

Notice of Decision for Official Plan Amendment D09-19-02 and Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-07

Notice of Decision for Official Plan Amendment, File No. D09-19-02, to the City of Kenora Official Plan (November 5, 2015) and Zoning By-law Amendment, File No. D14-19-07, to the City of Kenora Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 101-2015 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 17 and 34 TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of […]

City Delegation Attending 2019 AMO Conference

Focus on Municipal Challenges and Planning Mayor Daniel Reynard and Councillors Mort Goss, Andrew Poirier, and Kirsi Ralko will join about 2,000 participants at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) Conference in Ottawa from August 18 to 21. For more than a century, Ontario’s largest municipal conference has brought together municipal, provincial and federal […]