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Public Notice of Intention to Sell Surplus Lands

Public Notice of Intention to Sell Surplus Lands By-law Number 15 – 2011 The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application from an abutting land owner to purchase a portion of a lane abutting Lots 53 and 54 Plan M63 remainder Parcel 4270 designated as Part 1 Plan 23R14558 for the benefit […]

A Big Thank You

Road Closure for the Santa Claus Parade

The Kenora Kinsmen Club hosts its annual Santa Claus Parade on Saturday November 25. Downtown streets within the parade route will be temporarily closed from approximately 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on this day. Those viewing the parade are asked to park in areas that do not interfere with the parade route and to ensure […]

Simul/UtilityPULSE Surveys Kenora Hydro Customers

Kenora Hydro customers may receive a phone call from a company called Simul/UtilityPULSE, representing Kenora Hydro. Simul/UtilityPULSE has been engaged to conduct this survey on our behalf by phone, and has started making calls to our customers. They will be asking questions about your knowledge about electrical safety. This is a bi-annual requirement of our […]

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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded

Please be advised the Boil Water Advisory for Norman and Keewatin has been lifted.  Laboratory testing of the water supply does not indicate the presence of bacteria. The City thanks residents of Norman and Keewatin for their patience. Norman and Keewatin Boil Water Advisory Rescind Notice

Changes to Evening Swims

Changes to Evening Swim Times To accommodate new BOGA Mat waterfit classes, changes have been made to the leisure and lane swims.   The Lane Pool will only be available for leisure swim from 6:30 – 7:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday from November 13 to December 20, 2017.   The evening Lane Swim will change on […]

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Closure

Update as of November 22:  The closure has been extended to Saturday December 9 as Union Gas continues to work in the area. Please be advised beginning Monday November 13, 2017 the Seventh Avenue South bridge and nearby streets will be closed until Sunday November 26, 2017.  Refer to the map below for the closure […]

Coney Island Footbridge Install

Public Notice to the Public and Residents of Coney Island The Coney Island footbridge will be installed for the season on Tuesday November 14, 2017 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 […]

Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation is providing free block heater timers this holiday season

KENORA, ON, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 –Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd. is giving an early holiday gift for those looking to save on energy and their electricity bill over the winter months. Today, the utility announced its Block Heater Timer program. The new initiative offers a free block heater timer to Kenora Hydro customers, to help […]

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 than 65% of injuries and deaths from CO […]

Kenora District Mutual Fire Aid Association Receives Grant from Union Gas

The Kenora District Mutual Fire Aid Association is pleased to announce that they have received a grant for $2,500.00 from Union Gas. This grant will be used to purchase a Sparky the Fire Dog costume for our regional fire prevention programs and will be housed in the our Kenora District Fire Safety trailer. Union Gas […]