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Notice to Rate Payers of All Property Classes

The 2017 Final Tax Bills have been mailed as of Monday, June 12, 2017 for all Property Tax Classes. The bills are due and payable on or before Friday, July 21, 2017. Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub. The name/address portion will […]

Husky the Musky Colouring Contest

Help wish Husky the Musky Happy 50th Birthday!

Download the Husky the Musky colouring contest page or pick one up at the Discovery Centre, Whitecap Pavilion or City Hall and bring it back with your creative birthday wishes.

Entries will be judged in four age categories: 0-5 years, 5-10 years , 10-15 years, and 15 and over years.

Judging will be held June 28, 2017 with winners announced on Canada Day at McLeod Park.

Please have all pages returned before June 28th.

Happy birthday to our favourite big fish!

Husky the Musky colouring contest page

Council Approves 2017 Operating Budget

June 6, 2017 Kenora, ON – Today Council approved the 2017 Operating Budget. The 2017 Capital Budget was approved on March 21.  The budget includes a number of critical projects initiated by staff, council and community input. Some of the more significant impacts the City faced in 2017 included: Loss of Provincial funding of $333k […]

Wharf Street Changes

Please be advised Wharf Street in Keewatin has changed to be a ONE WAY street. Traffic now travels in the westbound direction only. There are signs in place to notify drivers of the ONE WAY, single lane street. Parking along Wharf Street has also changed and signage is in place to indicate areas of no parking […]

Household Hazardous Waste Depot Opens June 1st

The Transfer Station will open the household hazardous waste depot this Thursday, June 1st, and will be open every Thursday until the end of September.  The depot is open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. each Thursday.   This is a FREE service for residential customers to safely dispose of reactive, flammable, corrosive or poisonous products, […]

KRC Offers Free Drop-Ins on National Health and Fitness Day

On Saturday June 3, 107, the Kenora Recreation Centre will support National Health and Fitness Day by offering free drop-ins to the gym or pool.   There are many activities to try out if you haven’t been to the facility before or maybe you have a favourite class or work out you have been trying […]

Freedom of the City Parade and Ball June 3, 2017

  116th Independent Field Battery – Royal Canadian Artillery with the City of Kenora Freedom of the City Parade KENORA, ON –  Department of National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces 116th Independent Field Battery – Royal Canadian Artillery will be exercising its Freedom of the City on Saturday, June 3, 2017 with a military parade. At 2:30 […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-04

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. 62 – 2017 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

KRC Welcome to Wellness Workshop Series

The Kenora Recreation Centre is offering a Welcome to Wellness workshop series focusing on four different health and lifestyle subjects.  The four workshops will be held at the Rec Centre on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning May 24 through to June 14, 2017.   Cost is $10 per workshop or $35 for all four.  Contact […]

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 […]

Garrow Park Upgrades

Please be advised there will be construction crews working on upgrades at Garrow Park beginning Monday, May 22 until Friday, June 16, 2017.  Throughout the three week period, crews will be paving a pathway and building a terraced viewing/seating platform in the park. While the beach and park area will remain open during this time, […]

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 […]

Public Information Session on Winter Maintenance in Harbourtown Centre

The City of Kenora is considering a new approach to winter maintenance in harbourtown centre.   A public information session will be held on: Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 – 7:30 pm Kenora Recreation Centre Rotary Room This public information session will examine a proposed sidewalk snow and ice removal by-law affecting commercial and institutional […]

Garrow Beach Dock Removal

Please be advised the dock at Garrow Beach is set to be removed prior to May 20, 2017.  A replacement dock will be installed by early July. The beach will remain open unless otherwise advised. This infrastructure improvement project is in preparation for the Canada Summer Games rowing event.