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Gould Road Closure

Please be advised a section of Gould Road between Railway Street and Herbacz Road will be closed July 25 and 26, 2017 for a culvert repair.  Residents are advised to use Homestake Road and Transmitter Road as alternative routes during construction. The City thanks motorists for their cooperation as the repair work is carried out.

BBQ Fire Safety

City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services reminds residents to be fire safe when enjoying summer time BBQ-ing.  Technical Standards and Safety Authority provides several safety tips to stay fire safe: Never leave the BBQ unattended when in use. Make sure grease does not build up on the burners or at the base of the […]

Road Closure on Essex Road

Please be advised a section of Essex Road between East Melick Road and Hooterville Trail will be closed on July 21, 2017 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for a culvert repair at address #211. Residents are advised to use East Melick Road and School Road as alternative routes during construction. The City thanks local […]

Bridge Maintenance July 17 – 21, 2017

Please be advised maintenance works will be performed on the following bridges during the week of Monday July 17 to Friday July 21, with the bridge location varying by day, from 5 to 7:30 a.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Expect delays during these periods as the bridge will be down to one lane. Cameron […]

A Healthy Lake Starts Here

On July 31, Kenora will be part of a binational initiative to raise awareness of the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed in which we live and promote stewardship of the water quality within it. As part of the International Watershed Coordination Program offered by the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation, storm drains along […]

One Month Away – 2017 Canada Summer Games Rowing Venue Opens July 29

On July 29, 2017, the Official Rowing Venue for the 2017 Canada Summer Games opens at the Kenora rowing Club on Rabbit Lake. The regatta competition runs from July 29 through to August 4, with teams from across the Country competing in a variety of race disciplines. Spectators are encouraged to take in all aspects […]

Brief Road Closure for Canada Day Bicycle Parade

Please be advised on Saturday July 1st, Main Street will be closed for 15 minutes to allow for the Canada Day bicycle parade to take place. Beginning at 12 noon, the parade will travel from City Hall south on Main Street, right on Second Street to Bernier Drive, ending on the Harbourfront.  Barricades will be […]

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Canada Day Weekend What’s Open

Happy Canada Day! What’s OPEN on July 1st Lake of the Woods Museum 10 am – 5 pm *free admission on July 1st Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre 9 am – 5 pm Whitecap Pavilion and Harbourfront – Canada Day activities all day Closed July 1st Transfer Station Kenora Recreation Centre Kenora and Keewatin […]

Norman Drive Road Construction June 26 – July 17, 2017

Please be advised the west portion of Norman Drive will be under construction beginning June 26 until July 17, 2017. During this time sections of this area of Norman Drive will be reduced to a single lane and flag personnel will be on site to direct traffic. Delays will occur and motorists should consider alternative […]

Canada Day 2017 Events

Canada Day Celebration on Kenora’s Harbourfront

Flag Raising Ceremony June 21, 2017

On June 21, 2017 at 12:00 noon in front of City Hall, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief, Grand Council Treaty #3 and Council of the City of Kenora, will hold a ceremony to raise the Treaty #3 Flag together, which will be permanently flown in prominence alongside the Canada and City flags. […]

Kenora Coast Guard services will continue in the future as they have in the past

(KENORA) June 15, 2017 – The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding), issued the following statement regarding the operation of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) in Kenora: “Over the past several weeks, I’ve heard from many constituents regarding how much they value the services provided by the CCG who are currently working on […]

Lakeview Drive Asphalt Crack Sealing Schedule

Please be advised Northern Crack Sealers will be sealing cracks in the asphalt along Lakeview Drive which may cause traffic delays. The works will take place beginning June 15 until June 18 between the hours of 5 am to 8 am and 6 pm and 9 pm as per the following schedule: Hospital Entrance & […]