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Winnipeg River EAST Branch Bridge Lane Shift July 29, 2019

Please be advised that on Monday, July 29th, there will be a lane shift on the Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge (hospital bridge) in the evening between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. The lane shift will create two narrow lanes of traffic with two-way traffic flowing as usual. Motorists are asked to slow down and […]

Bus Stop Temporary Changes

Due to downtown revitalization construction, downtown bus stops have been temporarily relocated. The following bus stops have temporarily moved to Bernier Drive on the harbourfront, pick up at the cross walk: #1 (Matheson Street/First Street – Hing’s corner) #34 Main Street/McClellan Ave – eye doctor) #54 (City Hall) Bus stop #35 (Chipman Street/Market Square) has […]

Fifth Street South Temporary Road Closure July 23, 2019

Please be advised that Fifth Street South, between Second Avenue South and Third Avenue South, will be closed on Tuesday, July 23rd from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local traffic will be permitted through the work area. This closure is necessary for Union Gas to perform gas line works. Thank you for your patience during […]

Splash Park Out of Order UPDATED

July 23, 2019 The Splash Park will re-open TODAY!!! We are able to run the Splash Park manually; however, it will operate on reduced hours from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. until the repairs can be made. ___ Please be advised the Splash Park will be ‘out of order’ until further notice while we wait […]

City Hosting Community Safety Forum UPDATED

The City of Kenora is hosting two Community Safety Forums on July 31 to discuss shifting trends and opportunities for change related to substance abuse and behavioural issues in Kenora. Date: Wednesday, July 31st Session 1 – 9:00 a.m. Session 2  – 6:30 pm Location: Clarion Lakeside Inn, Rosewood Room Attendees are asked to submit questions […]

Council Approves 2018 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Kenora

On July 16, 2019, Council approved the 2018 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements. The City received an unqualified audit report and is financially stable. The 2018 Financial Statements continue to reflect the healthy financial position currently enjoyed by the City of Kenora. The City continues to work to improve the current infrastructure deficit while maintaining an […]

Council Makes Changes to Kenora Non Profit Housing Board Composition

Today, Kenora City Council made changes to the Board Composition of the Kenora Non Profit Housing Board. Established in 1983, the Kenora Municipal Non Profit Housing Corporation (KMNPHC) provides affordable housing within the former limits of the Town of Kenora. It currently manages a portfolio of 206 living units in 61 separate buildings. The Province […]

Change of Recycle Collection Method

Please be advised effective August 1, 2019, the City of Kenora will no longer accept recycle items placed in plastic bags at curbside and the Transfer Station. At curbside, all items must be placed loosely in a Blue Box, bin, tote, or other suitable container.  Items in a plastic bag will not be collected. Residents […]

Market Square Bus Stop Temporary Relocation

Effective Wednesday, July 10th the Market Square bus stop will be relocated to Matheson Street to accommodate the construction on Chipman Street.  See map below for the new location.

Eighth Street South Road Closure July 10-19, 2019

UPDATED This closure has been extended to Friday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m. Please be advised that Eighth Street South will be closed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 10th and 6:00 p.m. Friday, July 12th as part of the ongoing sewer and water infrastructure upgrades.

Downtown Construction Chipman Street up to Second Street

Construction works are progressing well in the next phase of our Downtown Revitalization project. The contractors are now at a point where an additional road closure will take place. Chipman Street will be closed effective July 10, 2019 from 1st Street South to 2nd Street South. This closure impacts the City transit main depot which […]

Notice of Lane Closure Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge

Please be advised that the Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge (Hospital Bridge) will have a lane shift from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm on Thursday, July 11. At this time, the contractor will establish narrowed lanes to shift to works on the south side of the bridge and traffic speed will be reduced to accommodate […]

OTF Grant for Kenora Rotary Splash Park Supports Playful Space for All Abilities

Rotary Splash Park Grand Opening July 6, 2019 Today, the Rotary Club of Kenora and City of Kenora welcomed members of the public to the Grand Opening of the Kenora Rotary Splash Park at Norman Park for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new splash park. Local MPP Greg Rickford congratulated the […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-08

The Corporation of the City Of Kenora Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-08 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34 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 […]

Parking Lot at McLeod Park Temporary Closure July 4, 2019

UPDATE  This work affecting the parking lot is being rescheduled for Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Please be advised a section of the McLeod Park parking lot will be closed off on Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. to accommodate a concrete pumping and pour of the Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge […]