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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 […]

Coker Road Closure May 24, 2017

Please be advised a portion of Coker Road, south of the Austin Lake Road intersection, will be closed for one hour, from 11:15 am – 12 noon, today May 24, 2017 for a culvert repair.  

KRC Welcome to Wellness Workshop Series

The Kenora Recreation Centre is offering a Welcome to Wellness workshop series focusing on four different health and lifestyle subjects.  The four workshops will be held at the Rec Centre on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning May 24 through to June 14, 2017.   Cost is $10 per workshop or $35 for all four.  Contact […]

Public Docking and Parking Lot Uses

When choosing to moor or dock your boat at a public dock, be sure to take notice of the sign posted. Each public docking zone has specific conditions for boaters to follow, ensuring all residents and visitors have access to this docking. There may be a maximum time limit, loading/unloading time limit, or a permit […]

Garrow Park Upgrades

Please be advised there will be construction crews working on upgrades at Garrow Park beginning Monday, May 22 until Friday, June 16, 2017.  Throughout the three week period, crews will be paving a pathway and building a terraced viewing/seating platform in the park. While the beach and park area will remain open during this time, […]

KRC Pool Summer Closure

Please be advised the Kenora Recreation Centre will be closing its POOL on June 30, 2017 to accommodate upgrades to the pool deck and to complete annual maintenance. The POOL will reopen on September 5, 2017 and we look forward to welcoming you back then. We thank you for your understanding and support, as we […]

Public Information Session on Winter Maintenance in Harbourtown Centre

The City of Kenora is considering a new approach to winter maintenance in harbourtown centre.   A public information session will be held on: Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 – 7:30 pm Kenora Recreation Centre Rotary Room This public information session will examine a proposed sidewalk snow and ice removal by-law affecting commercial and institutional […]

Garrow Beach Dock Removal

Please be advised the dock at Garrow Beach is set to be removed prior to May 20, 2017.  A replacement dock will be installed by early July. The beach will remain open unless otherwise advised. This infrastructure improvement project is in preparation for the Canada Summer Games rowing event.

Planned Power Outage May 14, 2017

Kenora Hydro advises that there will be a planned power outage impacting all Kenora Hydro customers Sunday May 14, 2017 from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Please note that this power outage may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Kenora Hydro requires this outage to remove a cracked insulator in our substation. This outage will […]

Emergency Preparedness Week May 7-13, 2017

Emergency Preparedness Week is a Canada wide initiative to increase awareness of individual and family preparedness. The Ontario provincial theme for this year is “Emergency Preparedness Starts With You, Prepare Your Selfie!” which focuses on personal preparedness. If a major emergency happens in our community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. […]

City Introduces iCemetery App

  A Convenient Way to Search for Loved Ones at LOW Cemetery KENORA, ON – The City of Kenora is pleased to introduce a new convenient way to search for loved ones buried at the Lake of the Woods Cemetery. iCemetery is a free app by Stone Orchard Software developed for the public to easily […]

Water Dispensing Stations Changes

Please be advised changes are coming to the Smart Cards used at both the existing water dispensing stations: Rabbit Lake Road Water Station and Evergreen Water Station. Current water cards will need to be replaced on or after May 12, 2017. New Smart Cards will be issued at City Hall for a onetime fee of […]

Fourth Street North and Main Street North Closure Extended

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block Main Street North will be closed once again Thursday May 4th from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to complete the demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to continue using alternate routes.  Local traffic will be allowed through the area however […]