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Deer Bow Hunt Packages Now Available

Hunters wishing to take part in the deer bow hunt may pick up the 2018 deer bow hunt package at City Hall or find it online in Deer Management Information.  

Park Street Lot Open

The Park Street lot is now open for long term parking and day use parking. This is an excellent option for long term parking. Limited spots available for $56.50 per month ($50 plus HST). Contact City Hall 467-2000 to sign up. It’s the perfect spot to park while shopping and exploring Second Street and all […]

Coker Road Bridge Load Restriction

Please be advised effectively immediately, a vehicle load restriction has been authorized for the Coker Road bridge.  The maximum gross vehicle weight of 20 tonnes has been implemented to restrict and prohibit large vehicles such as construction trucks/equipment, tractor trailers, and large fire vehicles from crossing the bridge.  Beggs Road and Gauthier Road may be […]

Thank you Adopt-a-Block Volunteers

Council Approves 2016 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Kenora

Today, Council approved the 2016 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements. The City received a clean audit report and is financially stable. The 2016 financial statements continue to reflect the healthy financial position currently enjoyed by the City of Kenora. The City continues to work to recover from the economic impacts that have affected us so significantly […]

Path of the Paddle Grand Opening

On August 26, 2017 join Canadians across the country to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Trans Canada Trail. Hike, bike or paddle the Path of the Paddle!  Meet at 10 am, Keewatin Memorial Arena, end at Anicinabe Park 12-1 pm for free snacks! Grand Opening Ceremony from 12:30 – 1:15 pm followed by ribbon […]

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 […]

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 Recreation Centre Receives Grant For AquaMat Fitness Program

June 12, 2017 Kenora, ON – A grant through the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund program has been awarded to the Kenora Recreation Centre to purchase twelve AquaMats. The addition of the new and innovative AquaMats will enhance the current water fitness program at our aquatic centre by offering up to five additional classes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]