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Register for Advanced Aquatics

Register online: beginning Friday, September 18 at 8 a.m. Classes fill up quickly. Register early in the day to avoid disappointment. Advanced Aquatics Programs Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid Standard First Aid National Guard Fitness Swimming If you haven’t already done so, we recommend that you set up your online profile before Tuesday […]

Northwest Business Centre Calls for Starter Company Plus Applications

Starter Company Plus is a Government of Ontario funded program and delivered by the Northwest Business Centre designed to create sustainable jobs for its residents through entrepreneurship.

Register for fall swim programs

Register online: beginning Tuesday, September 15 at 8 a.m.

Classes fill up quickly. Register early in the day to avoid disappointment.

Fall Swim Programs

Important changes
• All Preschool Levels AND Swim Kids 1, 2, and 3 will be PARENTED.
• This is so that Instructors can practice physical distancing.
• All of these levels are taught where parents can touch the bottom, with the exception of Swim Kids 3 which has some deep water activities.

If you haven’t already done so, we recommend that you set up your online profile before Tuesday morning or check to see that you remember your password. This will help reduce panic on registration day.

Also please review the new change rooms rules before coming to the pool.

For more information, please call the Kenora Recreation Centre at 807-467-2087.

Temporary Lane Closure Veterans Drive September 8, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised a portion of Veterans Drive, between Fourteenth Street North and Regina Avenue, will be reduced to one lane with flagging beginning Tuesday, September 8 at 7 a.m. until further notice. This closure is to allow Titan Contractors Ltd to carry out road construction. We thank you for your cooperation during […]

Council Approves 2019 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Kenora

City of Kenora media release Today, Council approved the 2019 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements. The City received an unqualified audit report and is financially stable. The 2019 Financial Statements continue to reflect the healthy financial position currently enjoyed by the City of Kenora. The City continues to work to improve the current infrastructure deficit while […]

KRC Pool Reopening August 31, 2020

The Kenora Recreation Centre is excited to announce the pool will be reopening on Monday, August 31st. Check the new pool schedule and book in advance by calling 807-467-2087. Due to COVID-19, we have limited spaces for all our swims. Review the pool booking protocols and the new change room policy. Please be aware that our […]

Group Fitness Classes Resume at KRC

Kenora Recreation Centre News Starting Monday, August 24th we will be introducing our group fitness classes back to the public at the Kenora Recreation Centre. We only have 9 spots available per class and you will need to sign up to attend. To sign up please call 467-2087 at 8 am the day before the […]

City Looking for Tree Donations

Wanted: Main Street Christmas Tree The City of Kenora is looking for tree donations for the 2020 Main Street Christmas Tree.  The tree must be triangular in shape, 20 foot maximum width,  30 foot plus in height, and no split tip (only 1 leader or crown). Those interested in donating are asked to call the Operations […]

City Hires a New CAO

City of Kenora Media Release Mayor and Council are pleased to announce the hiring of Kyle Attanasio as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the City of Kenora. Council conducted a robust recruitment competition following the recent retirement of Karen Brown from the position following a successful career of 28 years of municipal service. […]

NWHU Mandatory Mask Policy Effective August 17, 2020

Mask or face coverings required Beginning Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:01 AM, it is mandatory that people in the general public wear a mask or other form of face covering in indoor public spaces, as required by the Medical Officer of Health under the authority of the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, […]

Covering and Securing Loads to the Transfer Station

Public Notice The Transfer Station is reminding its customers to ensure all garbage and recycle loads are covered and secured to prevent debris from falling, or sifting onto the road. A large number of nails, screws, nuts, bolts, and sharp metal objects have been collected on a daily basis by City staff and local residents […]

Park Street Between Eighth and Tenth Avenue South Road Closure August 4, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised that a section of Park Street between Eighth Avenue South and Tenth Avenue South will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians beginning Tuesday, August 4, 2020. This area is expected to reopen mid-August. This closure is necessary to allow Moncrief Construction Limited to continue with the water, sewer, and […]

CMHA Kenora set to become operating service provider for Kenora’s Emergency Shelter August 1st

Canadian Mental Health Association Kenora and Kenora District Services Board Media Release July 30, 2020 The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB), in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kenora Branch, is reminding the community that CMHA Kenora will officially take over as operating service provider of Kenora’s Emergency Shelter as of Aug. 1. […]

Road Closure Thistle Drive August 4-28, 2020

Public Notice Extended Please be advised Thistle Drive will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic beginning Tuesday, August 4 at 7 a.m. until Friday, August 28 at 5 p.m. This closure is necessary for paving works. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this infrastructure project.

Kenora Bear Clan starting operations with soft launch

Kenora Bear Clan Press Release Kenora, ON – Work is currently underway to create a Bear Clan Chapter in Kenora. This work is being carried out by a number of organizations led by the Kenora Chiefs Advisory, the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police, and the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB). The Kenora chapter is being modelled […]