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E-billing Service Interruption

Notice to Customers on E-billing Service Kenora Hydro has received a number of calls from customers who have not received their most recent utility bill notice by e-mail.   The service provider is actively working on a solution at this time.   If you have not received an e-bill notice recently and should have, please login to […]

Canada Day 2018 – What’s Open, Closed

Happy Canada Day! What’s OPEN on July 1st Lake of the Woods Museum 10 am – 5 pm *free admission on Canada Day! Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre 8 am – 6 pm Whitecap Pavilion and Harbourfront – Canada Day activities all day Closed July 1st Transfer Station Kenora Recreation Centre and Keewatin Memorial […]

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Works Resume

Please be advised work will resume on the Seventh Avenue South Bridge site starting on Monday, June 25, 2018. Removal of the temporary pedestrian bridge will begin the morning of June 25, 2018. There will be short delays for boat traffic on Laurensons Creek when the pedestrian bridge is lifted from the crossing. Flag persons […]

Coker Road Bailey Bridge Temporary Closure

Please be advised the Coker Road Bailey Bridge will be closed to all traffic between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28, 2018. This closure is necessary to perform geotechnical investigations for the future replacement of the bridge. The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience during […]

Weekly Household Hazardous Waste Depot Now Accepts Unsafe Baby Products

The Kenora Transfer Station opened the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) depot today for its third season. In addition to the lengthy list of hazardous substances accepted at the depot free of charge, the depot will also accept unsafe, damaged, or expired baby products. We have partnered with Safe Communities Kenora to create a regular drop […]

Notice to Rate Payers of All Property Classes

The 2018 Final Tax Bills for all property tax classes have been mailed as of Friday June 8, 2018. The bills are due and payable on or before Friday, July 20, 2018. Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub. The name/address portion will […]

Bridge Work June 12 – 14, 2018 *UPDATED

This work has been delayed to begin Wednesday, June 13 until Friday, June 15, 2018. Please be advised beginning Tuesday, June 12 until Thursday, June 14, there will be traffic delays on the following bridges: Cameron Bay Bridge; Keewatin Channel Bridge; And Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge. Traffic will be reduced to one lane from […]

First Avenue South Bridge Work for June 13, 2018 *UPDATED

This work will be delayed by one day to Thursday, June 14, 2018. Please be advised on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, traffic will be reduced to one lane on the First Avenue South Bridge.  Northern Crack Sealers will be replacing the expansion joint seals.  The plan may change as the work is weather dependent. The […]

Pool Closure for 2018 Summer Season

Please be advised that the Kenora Recreation Centre Pool will be closed for the summer months of 2018. The City will be focusing on our outdoor beach programs and offering a variety of water related activities at our local beaches around the City. The pool area will be closed from June 28, 2018 and is […]

Trailer Loads of Brush

Starting Friday, June 15, 2018, customers with trailer loads of brush will be directed to the Jones Road Landfill.  Customers must first weigh-in at the Transfer Station and return to pay. Half-ton loads will be directed to a designated brush bin at the Transfer Station. Questions? Contact the Transfer Station at 807-467-2980.

City Signs Land Swap Agreement With WNHAC

The City Kenora has finalized an agreement for a land swap with Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’Iyewigamig (WNHAC) in the area of Chipman Street and First Street South. The land swap is a strategic move in the long term planning of the City’s vision for our downtown. A portion of the parcel of land purchased by the City […]

Public Docking and Parking Lots Use

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 […]

Street Sweeping Schedule

Please be advised that the street sweepers will begin in residential areas this week and continue through the month of June, as follows: Week Sweeper 1 Sweeper 2 Sweeper 3 June 4-8 Highways & Bridges Lakeside North End Central Norman Hospital Loop (Wolsley and Ocean Avenue) June 11-15 JM Subdivision Brick Yard North End Brick […]

Truck Hauling on Jones Road

Please be advised that starting on Friday, June 1, 2018, motorists may experience traffic delays on Jones Road. Over the next four weeks, Weyerhaeuser will be hauling from their property to the Lake of the Woods Speedway racetrack site, see map below for travel route. Warning signs will be posted to advise area traffic of […]

Accessory Structures

DID YOU KNOW?  Accessory structures include buildings less than 10 square metres, temporary shelters (i.e. vinyl shelters), garages, greenhouses, pump houses and sheds).  They are permitted in all zones, subject to certain provisions. Not sure if you are compliant with the Zoning By-law?  Use the Guide below: Good to Go: Your structure exists to aid […]