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Operations and Infrastructure Division Achievements

Celebrating Our Successes in 2019 The City of Kenora Operations and Infrastructure Division accomplished a lot in 2019. We invested in improving roads, water & sewer lines, sidewalks, pumping stations, storm drains, bridges, and more to ensure quality services are delivered. Take a look. DID YOU KNOW?  This brochure was included in the 2020 Interim […]

Snow Removal Second Street South, February 24, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised snow removal will take place along Second Street South on Monday, February 24, 2020. Signs will be posted in the snow removal area to indicate ‘No Parking’ zones. Vehicles parked in a signed snow removal zone may be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense. Traffic may be delayed at […]

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 […]

Family Day 2020

Family Day February 17, 2020 What’s Open on Monday Kenora Recreation Centre 6 am – 3 pm Family Day Activities $3 Swims and Skates Sorry We’re Closed City Hall and Operations Building (includes Building, Planning, Billing, Provincial Offences) Transfer Station and Recycle Depot Kenora Public Library Keewatin Public Library Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre […]

UPDATED Road Closure Essex Road February 3, 2020

UPDATE February 14, 2020 Essex Road is now open to all traffic.   Public Notice Please be advised a portion of Essex Road, at the Miller Swamp, north of School Road, is closed to all traffic effective February 3, 2020 and will be closed until further notice. The closure is necessary due to excess water […]

KRC Offers Sweethheart Special This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Two for One Deal Kenora Recreation Centre is offering a sweet deal on Friday, February 14, 2020. Treat your Valentine or a friend to a day at the Fitness Centre, Aquatic Centre, or any of our Group Fitness Classes.

Host Site announced for the 2021 Men’s and Scotties Provincial

Northern Ontario Curling Association Media Release The Northern Ontario Curling Association is pleased to announce that Curling Kenora has been awarded the 2021 Men’s and Scotties Provincial Championship. The event will take place January 26-31, 2021, at the Kenora Recreation Centre. “The Host Bid Committee awarded this event to Curling Kenora after careful evaluation of […]

Council Secures Viability of Community Housing

Joint Media Release City of Kenora and Kenora District Services Board Today, following the City’s Strategic Plan focusing on housing for our community, Council authorized the transfer of all assets and liabilities of the Kenora Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation to the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB). Housing continues to be a priority for this Council […]

Members Required for Home for the Aged Board

Committee Members Required for the following: District of Kenora Home for the Aged Board of Management City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Member of the District of Kenora Home for the Aged Board of Management. The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2022 (at the pleasure of Council). The […]

2020 ROMA Conference Draws Rural Leaders

ROMA Conference Focuses on Rural Municipal Challenges and Opportunities City of Kenora Mayor Daniel Reynard, Councillor Andrew Poirier and Councillor Kirsi Ralko will join more than 1,000 rural municipal officials from across the province at the 2020 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from January 19 to 21. Coming mid-way through the provincial […]

Notice to Tax Payers of the City of Kenora

2020 Interim Tax Bills have been sent by mail as of Friday, January 10, 2020 for all City of Kenora property owners. Due date for payment is February 20, 2020. Payments may be made in person at City Hall, by mail, through your personal telephone banking, or on-line banking service. Please allow 3-5 business days […]

Traffic Delays on Homestake Road and Transmitter Road January 8, 2020

Ditch Brushing Works Please be advised the City of Kenora Roads crew will be carrying out ditch brushing on Homestake Road and Transmitter Road beginning January 8, 2020. Traffic delays can be expected. Traffic will be controlled by flag persons. When approaching the working equipment, motorists are asked to be cautious, watch for flying debris, […]

Update from All Nations Hospital (ANH) Steering Committee

Important Update from the All Nations Hospital (ANH) Steering Committee The All Nations Hospital project is now entering the community consultation phase. A Community Consultation Kick-off session will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at Seven Generations Education Institute and everyone is welcome and encouraged to join the conversation. The Steering […]

Water and Wastewater Rates January 2020

To All Consumers of City of Kenora Water and Wastewater Services Please be advised that effective January 1, 2020, City of Kenora water and wastewater rates will increase by 5.5% for all residential and commercial consumers. The water cost will be set at $1.59 per cubic meter or per 1,000 litres. This rate together with […]

All Nations Health Partners to become an Ontario Health Team

Ontario Health Team Announcement December 4, 2019 All Nations Health Partners to become an Ontario Health Team The All Nations Health Partners (ANHP) have been selected to become one of the first Ontario Health Teams, as announced in Kenora on December 4th by the Hon. Greg Rickford, on behalf of the Ministry of Health. The […]