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Family Day 2018

All City buildings and offices are closed on Family Day, Monday February 19, 2018, except the Kenora Recreation Centre – open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.      

Kenora Recreation Centre Staff Complete HIGH FIVE® Training for Children’s Programming

For Immediate Release Kenora Recreation Centre Staff Complete HIGH FIVE® Training for Children’s Programming Kenora, ON – In October 2017, two staff members of the Kenora Recreation Centre, Casey Pyykka, Community Liaison Coordinator, and Crystal Stokes, Aquatic Facilitator, attended a three day training clinic offered by HIGH FIVE. This unique training focuses on child development […]

Residents Urged to Install Smoke Alarms and Practice Home Fire Escape Plans

For Immediate Release Fire Chief Urges Residents to Install Smoke Alarms And Practice Home Fire Escape Plans Kenora, ON – In the wake of a fatal fire in Oshawa, ON on Monday, January 8, 2018, City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services reminds our residents to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on […]

Winter Bites is back!

Tourism Kenora invites you take the bite out of winter this February during the Winter Bites Culinary Celebration! In the month of February (excluding February 14) seven local restaurants are serving up special $15 lunches or $25 dinners.  (Meal prices do not include gratuity, tax or beverages {with the exception of some lunch specials}. For […]

KRC Offers Two for One Special This Valentine’s Day

Kenora Recreation Centre is offering a Two for One Special this Valentine’s Day.  Bring a friend to the gym or pool for FREE on Wednesday February 4, 2018.   See the poster below for details.  

2018 ROMA Conference Draws Rural Leaders

Focus on Rural Municipal Priorities and Needs Media Release Kenora, ON  – Mayor Dave Canfield and Councillors Louis Roussin and Rory McMillan joined more than 1,000 rural municipal officials from across the province at the 2018 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from January 21 to 23. The conference is a key opportunity […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-07

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. 4-2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. Notice […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-06

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. 3-2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. Notice […]

Possible Traffic Delays

Please be advised over the next several weeks, Uni-Jet Industrial Pipe Services will be conducting flushing and inspection of the wastewater system at various locations in the City of Kenora, as shown on the map below. While the work is being performed, there may be short traffic delays, particularly in the Valley Drive area where […]

Council Approves Kenora Hydro Merger with Thunder Bay Hydro

Council Approves Kenora Hydro Merger with Thunder Bay Hydro Council, as sole Shareholder of Kenora Hydro, approved the merger of Kenora Hydro and Thunder Bay Hydro today at their regular meeting of Council. In the last few years Kenora Hydro has had some significant challenges and as a result the Kenora Hydro Board conducted a […]

Next PD Day Come to the Kenora Recreation Centre

PD Day Activities The next PD day is Friday January 26, 2018.  Keep the kids busy at the Kenora Recreation Centre with special swims and skates, or sign up for Awesome Adventure Day Camp.  

Keeping Dogs on Leash

The City of Kenora reminds residents that dogs must be kept on leash at all times on City property (parks, playgrounds, beaches, or trails), including Coney Island. If a dog is running at large, City of Kenora By-law enforcement officers may pick up and take the dog to the pound OR issue a fine as […]

2018 Interim Tax Bills

Notice to Tax Payers of the City of Kenora 2018 Interim Tax Bills have been sent by mail as of Thursday, January 11, 2018 for all City of Kenora property owners. Due date for payment is February 23, 2018. Payments may be made in person at City Hall, by mail, through your personal telephone banking, […]