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Transmitter Road Railway Crossing Closure

Public Notice Transmitter Road Railway Crossing Closure on April 25, 2019 Please be advised the Transmitter Road railway crossing (between Gould Road and Homestake Road) will be closed on Thursday, April 25th between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. The closure is necessary for CP Rail to complete railway track repairs. The public is thanked for […]

Kenora is now a Payee for Water Bill Payments

The City of Kenora is now set up as a payee with all financial institutions. This is good news for customers who wish to use telephone or internet banking to pay water and sewer bills.  Customers can now set up the payment as usual.  Please search for “Kenora” in the payee list to find the new […]

Book Summer Ice Now

Kenora Recreation Centre is taking bookings for summer ice time at Keewatin Memorial Arena. Time slots available from July 15 through August 31, 2019. Check out the ice schedule availability at Keewatin Memorial Arena and call 807-467-2087 to reserve now!  

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment

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. 54 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. […]

Sidewalk and Street Sweeping

Please be advised that sidewalk and street sweeping began as of Monday, April 15, 2019. Streets in the Brickyard and Airport Road areas have been completed. Crews are working in the Valley Drive and Minto Avenue areas, as well as Rideout. Next week crews will start in the downtown core, with sidewalk sweeping already in […]

Youth Reconciliation Council Looking for Members

Azhe-mino-gahbewewin / Reconciliation Kenora and the City of Kenora invite youth ages 18-29 to join the YOUTH RECONCILIATION COUNCIL PURPOSE of the Youth Reconciliation Council: To bring Indigenous youth from Treaty 3 Territory and Non-Indigenous youth from Kenora to work together on reconciliation in our area where all peoples may thrive, and to build relationships […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D09-19-01/D14-19-01

Corporation of the City of Kenora Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for an Official Plan Amendment, File Number D09-19-01, and Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-01 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 17 and 34 Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, […]

Please Don’t Feed the Deer

The public is reminded not to feed the deer within the City. When we feed the deer, they stay around.  Wolves are gathering where the deer are in the City and recently there has been an attack on a large dog.  Fines can be imposed for feeding deer as per the City of Kenora By-law […]

Notice of Complete Application to Purchase City Property

Application to Purchase City Property The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application from an abutting land owner to purchase City unopened road allowance for lot addition to 400 Fourth Street North. The subject land is located adjacent to 400 and 338 Fourth Street North. Refer to the sketch below for an […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-02

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. 41 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. […]

Spring Load Restrictions

Load Restriction on Local Roads Effective March 23, 2019 Please be advised that beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:59 pm, reduced load restrictions will be in effect as per the City of Kenora By-law 155-2008 and the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990, c. H. 8, Section 122. This restriction is necessary to protect highways, […]

City Joins the Reconciliation Board of Kenora

City Forms Partnership on Youth Reconciliation March 19, 2019 Today, the City joins the Reconciliation Board of Kenora that works towards the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action at the local level. This is a monumental project which develops partnerships between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous individuals in the Kenora area. This council […]

2019 Operating Budget Approved

Council Approves 2019 Operating Budget March 19, 2019 Today Council approves the 2019 Operating Budget. The 2019 Capital Budget was approved on December 18, 2018. The budget includes a number of critical projects initiated by staff, Council and community input. As the 2019 draft budget was being prepared, it became very apparent that it would […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-03

Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider a site specific Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location: Public Statutory Meeting When: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 […]