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Kenora’s Lake of the Woods Livin’ Photo Competition

Summer 2020 Photo Competition Kenora residents and visitors are invited to submit photographs to show local pride during your ‘Kenoracation’ and collect photos for the creation of the new City of Kenora website and tourism promotion. Participants are being asked to submit images that capture the variety of activities and images in Kenora including but […]

Traffic Delays Pine Portage Road August 10 – 12, 2020

 Public Notice Please be advised there will be traffic delays on Pine Portage Road beginning on Monday, August 10 for road construction. The work area starts at South Park Drive heading south to the end of Pine Portage Road. Flag persons will be on site to control traffic. There may be dust and noise created […]

Veterans Drive Lane Closure August 10 – 11, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised the northbound lane of Veterans Drive between Regina Avenue and Dowsett Street will be closed to all traffic on Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11. Traffic will be reduced to one lane, controlled by flag persons. The sidewalk will also be closed. This closure is necessary for Kenon Builders […]

Road Closure Sixth Street North August 7-14, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised a section of Sixth Street North between Fourteenth Avenue North and Sixteenth Avenue North will be closed to all traffic beginning Friday, August 7 at 7 a.m. until Friday August 14 at 6 p.m. The road will open each evening after 6 p.m. and it will also be open on […]

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. […]

Board Members required for Heritage Kenora Committee

Volunteer Opportunity City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Member of the Heritage Kenora Committee. The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2022 (at the pleasure of Council). The committee’s efforts are focused around designation/repeal-of-designations for individual properties or districts, and on applications to demolish/remove structures from, or otherwise alter […]

Road Closure Thistle Drive August 4-14, 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 14 at 5 p.m. This closure is necessary for paving works. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this infrastructure project.

Kenora OPP Policing Service Survey

Community Survey As part of the Kenora Police Services Board annual report to the community, you have the opportunity to provide feedback on community policing and your experience with Kenora OPP police services. The survey focuses on how you feel about personal safety, contacting the Kenora OPP, as well as other aspects of policing services in […]

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 […]

Council launches “Glad You Are Here” Campaign

City of Kenora Media Release Today, Council interrupted traffic on Main Street South to ceremoniously encourage residents and visitors to support local businesses who have been significantly impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the support, Council has approved free parking in the Harbourtown Centre for the month of July. Other previously approved initiatives […]

Kenora Recreation Centre Gym Opens July 23, 2020 by Appointment

Kenora Recreation Centre Gym Reopening We are excited to announce we will be opening our gym doors on Thursday, July 23. Please call 807-467-2087 to book your gym time, there are 15 spots available per time slot. Gym bookings will begin on Tuesday, July 21 at 8 a.m. Our gym hours will be: Monday to […]

Park Street and Tenth Avenue South Road Closure July 20, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised that beginning on Monday, July 20, 2020 Park Street at Ninth Avenue South to Tenth Avenue South and Maple Street will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians. Local traffic will be permitted. Detours signs will be posted. This closure is necessary to allow Moncrief Construction Limited to continue with […]

Park Street Daytime Lane Closure July 7, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised that beginning on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Park Street between Seventh Avenue South and Eighth Avenue South will be reduced to one lane during the day with two-way traffic resuming in the evening. We anticipate both lanes of traffic to reopen in mid-July. This closure is necessary to allow Moncrief […]

Main Street goes to Bay Street: Municipal governments exercise new investment powers

ONE Prudent Investor Media Release Toronto, ON – A group of six Ontario municipalities are among the first to head to Bay Street to exercise new investment powers. The City of Kenora, District Municipality of Muskoka and Towns of Bracebridge, Huntsville, Innisfil, and Whitby have come together to jointly invest under the Prudent Investor Standard […]