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Norman Drive Road Construction June 26 – July 17, 2017

Please be advised the west portion of Norman Drive will be under construction beginning June 26 until July 17, 2017. During this time sections of this area of Norman Drive will be reduced to a single lane and flag personnel will be on site to direct traffic. Delays will occur and motorists should consider alternative […]

Canada Day 2017 Events

Canada Day Celebration on Kenora’s Harbourfront

Flag Raising Ceremony June 21, 2017

On June 21, 2017 at 12:00 noon in front of City Hall, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief, Grand Council Treaty #3 and Council of the City of Kenora, will hold a ceremony to raise the Treaty #3 Flag together, which will be permanently flown in prominence alongside the Canada and City flags. […]

Kenora Coast Guard services will continue in the future as they have in the past

(KENORA) June 15, 2017 – The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding), issued the following statement regarding the operation of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) in Kenora: “Over the past several weeks, I’ve heard from many constituents regarding how much they value the services provided by the CCG who are currently working on […]

Main Street South and Second Street South Intersection Closure

Beginning June 21 until June 23, 2017, the intersection of Main Street South and Second Street South, including the east portion of Bernier Drive, will be closed to all traffic from 8:00 p.m. until 6 a.m. Moncrief Construction Limited will be completing road works throughout the night in an effort to reduce the closure impact […]

Lakeview Drive Asphalt Crack Sealing Schedule

Please be advised Northern Crack Sealers will be sealing cracks in the asphalt along Lakeview Drive which may cause traffic delays. The works will take place beginning June 15 until June 18 between the hours of 5 am to 8 am and 6 pm and 9 pm as per the following schedule: Hospital Entrance & […]

Kenora Recreation Centre Receives Grant For AquaMat Fitness Program

June 12, 2017 Kenora, ON – A grant through the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund program has been awarded to the Kenora Recreation Centre to purchase twelve AquaMats. The addition of the new and innovative AquaMats will enhance the current water fitness program at our aquatic centre by offering up to five additional classes […]

Notice to Rate Payers of All Property Classes

The 2017 Final Tax Bills have been mailed as of Monday, June 12, 2017 for all Property Tax Classes. The bills are due and payable on or before Friday, July 21, 2017. Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub. The name/address portion will […]

Husky the Musky Colouring Contest

Help wish Husky the Musky Happy 50th Birthday!

Download the Husky the Musky colouring contest page or pick one up at the Discovery Centre, Whitecap Pavilion or City Hall and bring it back with your creative birthday wishes.

Entries will be judged in four age categories: 0-5 years, 5-10 years , 10-15 years, and 15 and over years.

Judging will be held June 28, 2017 with winners announced on Canada Day at McLeod Park.

Please have all pages returned before June 28th.

Happy birthday to our favourite big fish!

Husky the Musky colouring contest page

Council Approves 2017 Operating Budget

June 6, 2017 Kenora, ON – Today Council approved the 2017 Operating Budget. The 2017 Capital Budget was approved on March 21.  The budget includes a number of critical projects initiated by staff, council and community input. Some of the more significant impacts the City faced in 2017 included: Loss of Provincial funding of $333k […]

Wharf Street Changes

Please be advised Wharf Street in Keewatin has changed to be a ONE WAY street. Traffic now travels in the westbound direction only. There are signs in place to notify drivers of the ONE WAY, single lane street. Parking along Wharf Street has also changed and signage is in place to indicate areas of no parking […]

Household Hazardous Waste Depot Opens June 1st

The Transfer Station will open the household hazardous waste depot this Thursday, June 1st, and will be open every Thursday until the end of September.  The depot is open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. each Thursday.   This is a FREE service for residential customers to safely dispose of reactive, flammable, corrosive or poisonous products, […]

KRC Offers Free Drop-Ins on National Health and Fitness Day

On Saturday June 3, 107, the Kenora Recreation Centre will support National Health and Fitness Day by offering free drop-ins to the gym or pool.   There are many activities to try out if you haven’t been to the facility before or maybe you have a favourite class or work out you have been trying […]

Freedom of the City Parade and Ball June 3, 2017

  116th Independent Field Battery – Royal Canadian Artillery with the City of Kenora Freedom of the City Parade KENORA, ON –  Department of National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces 116th Independent Field Battery – Royal Canadian Artillery will be exercising its Freedom of the City on Saturday, June 3, 2017 with a military parade. At 2:30 […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-04

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. 62 – 2017 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]