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Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Subdivision D07-20-02

Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Subdivision Application File Number D07-20-02 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 51 (19.4)(a), s. 51(20) As the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Kenora […]

Important Update from the All Nations Hospital Project (ANH) Steering Committee June 30, 2020

All Nations Hospital Project Steering Committee Media Release Three sites have been shortlisted as potential locations for the new All Nations hospital, one of which is the current site as required by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These sites will be scored using a detailed evaluation tool which considers size, serviceability, access, […]

New Canoe Routes Published for Lake of the Woods Region

City of Kenora Media Release In partnership with Destination Northern Ontario, the City of Kenora and the Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls are excited to launch four new canoe route publications, in addition to the two canoe routes already mapped out. The canoe routes focus on experiencing our shared body of water, Lake of the […]

Summer Company Businesses Launched in the Kenora Rainy-River District!

Northwest Business Centre Media Release Securing a summer job has taken on a whole new meaning for two students in the Kenora Rainy-River District as they will each be starting and running their own business as participants in the government of Ontario’s Summer Company program, offered through the Northwest Business Centre. These two entrepreneurs – […]

Notice to Rate Payers of All Property Classes

Final Tax Bill Notice The 2020 Final Tax Bills for all property tax classes have been mailed as of Friday June 19, 2020. The bills are due and payable on or before Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub. […]

City Plans Reopening of Municipal Facilities and Services

City of Kenora Media Release The City of Kenora is gradually reopening municipal facilities and services through a measured path of recovery to keep our residents and employees safe. As we enter Stage 2 with guidance and directives from the Province of Ontario and medical experts, the recovery plan focuses on ensuring the appropriate measures […]

City Moves to Expand Outdoor Commercial Patios

City of Kenora Media Release Today, Council approved changes to the Commercial Patio Policy to support the reopening of local restaurants and as a part of the City’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan. Restaurants have the opportunity to develop temporary outdoor patios on municipal property. From June until October 15, sidewalks and parking spaces can be […]

Awesome Adventures Day Camp Registration Opens on June 22

Awesome Adventures Summer Day Camp Awesome Adventures Summer Day Camp will begin July 6th. Registration will open up Monday, June 22nd at 8:30 am. We are only taking phone registrations as we had to modify our day camp due to COVID 19. We only have 8 spots per week for ages 7 – 11 years […]

Coney Island Recycle and Waste Collection Resumes June 22, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised Coney Island recycle and waste collection resumes on Monday, June 22, 2020. The lake collection service runs on Mondays until the Tuesday after Labour Day. On weeks where a holiday falls on Monday, the pick-up will take place on Tuesday. All items must be placed at the end of your […]

Important Update from the All Nations Hospital (ANH) Steering Committee

All Nations Hospital Steering Committee Media Release Due to COVID-19 the ANH Steering Committee took a meeting break to allow the hospital to focus on pandemic planning. On May 27, 2020, the ANH Steering Committee met virtually, and will continue to do so in the coming months to ensure the All Nations Hospital Project planning […]

Tourism Kenora Explores Modified Matiowski Farmers’ Market Model for 2020

City of Kenora Media Release Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Matiowski Farmers’ Market will look a little different for 2020. Tourism Kenora has been in discussion with the local Northwestern Health Unit to explore a new market model and to plan for safe practices for the operation of the market. The new market model […]

Traffic Delays for Bridge Washing Starting June 5, 2020

Please be advised there may be traffic delays as bridge washing is carried out starting June 5, 2020, scheduled as follows: Eighth Avenue South Bridge Seventh Avenue South Bridge First Avenue South Bridge Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge (hospital bridge) Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge Cameron Bay Bridge Keewatin Channel Bridge Portage Bay Bridge Darlington […]

Keewatin Arena Boat Launch Reopens

Public Notice Please be advised that the Keewatin Arena boat launch has been re-opened as of June 3, 2020. As a reminder, please respect the parking restrictions and conditions posted on the signs in the lot. Thank you for your cooperation.

Urban Deer Management Prevention and Personal Protection

City of Kenora Media Release June 3, 2020 This time of year the urban deer population grows as fawns are born on municipal property and in your yard. The City of Kenora reminds you to be aware of what you can do to prevent unpleasant experiences with deer and how we can work together to […]

Coney Island Summer Water Service Rescind Notice

Boil Water Advisory Rescind Notice To all residents on Coney Island summer service consuming water from the City of Kenora water distribution system, as of May 29, 2020, the Boil Water Advisory has been rescinded.  Laboratory testing of the after supply doe snot indicate the presence of bacteria. Coney Island boil water advisory rescind notice […]