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Waterslide and Hot Tub Temporarily Closed

Please be advised that both the waterslide and the hot tub at the Kenora Aquatic Centre are closed for inspections and maintenance. Once the inspections and maintenance are complete, they will reopen to the public. We thank the public in advance for their patience.

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-18-02

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. 36 – 2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-18-01

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. 35 – 2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

Possible Traffic Delays in Lakeside Beginning April 30, 2018

Please be advised that starting Monday April 30, 2018, Cambrian Vacuum Corporation will be conducting cleaning and CCTV (closed circuit television) inspections of the wastewater system at various locations in Lakeside neighbourhoods. While the work is being performed, there may be short traffic delays while the crews are present. Sewer cleaning and CCTV inspection is […]

Book Summer Ice Time Now

We are now taking bookings for summer ice at the Keewatin Memorial Arena for July 9 through September 1, 2018.  The cost is $160.64 per hour, plus applicable taxes.  Those interested in summer skate times should contact the Kenora Recreation Centre at 807-467-2087.

Door-to-Door Water Testing Scam

Please be advised door-to-door salespersons are making their way around local neighbourhoods in Kenora asking to enter homes. Once inside, they want to see water lines to install filtration systems, as well as perform a water test showing that the water is unsafe. They are also asking the home owner to fill out an online […]

Ninth Street North Road Closure April 11, 2018

Please be advised that Ninth Street North between Twelfth Avenue North and Thirteenth Avenue North has been closed to all traffic. This closure is necessary to repair a watermain break. Traffic is being rerouted around the repair site; however, please consider an alternate travel route to avoid the area. Thank you for your patience while […]

Swim Cancellations April 14-15, 2018

The Kenora Recreation Centre Aquatic Facility will be hosting a swim meet April 14 and 15, 2018.   To accommodate the meet, changes to the current swim schedule have been made to the public swim times. Saturday April 14 and Sunday 15 Cancellations: Public Swim Family Swim Lane Swim Waterfit Gentlefit Tot Swim Please note: Swim and […]

Controlled Burning Season April 1 – October 31

Please be advised the controlled burning season is now in effect. From April 1st until October 31st, no day burning is permitted in the City of Kenora. Evening burning only is allowed two (2) hours before sunset, and the fire must be extinguished two (2) hours after sunrise. The following rules must be adhered to […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-18-04

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 consider a Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location: Statutory Public Meeting When: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 12:00 […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-18-03

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 consider a Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location: Statutory Public Meeting When: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 12:30 […]

Launch of ‘Choose Kenora’

A Youth Retention and Attraction Campaign March 28, 2018    For Immediate Release Kenora, ON – The Lake of the Woods Development Commission, in partnership with the Lake of the Woods Business Incentive Corporation, Kenora Young Professionals Network, Northwest Business Centre, Harbourtown BIZ, and the Kenora and District Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to announce […]

Downtown Revitalization Survey Results Released

Positive Impacts Continue for Downtown Businesses March 27, 2018   For Immediate Release Kenora, ON – The City of Kenora’s Economic Development Department is pleased to share the results of the recent survey of downtown merchants. The purpose of the survey was to measure the job creation indicators and economic impacts of the third phase of […]