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Fourth Street North and Main Street North Closure Extended

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block Main Street North will be closed once again Thursday May 4th from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to complete the demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to continue using alternate routes.  Local traffic will be allowed through the area however […]

Search and Rescue Exercises near Kenora May 4-8, 2017

  435 Transport and Rescue Squadron to and 439 Combat Support Squadron Conduct Search and Rescue Exercises near Kenora, Ont. 17 WING WINNIPEG, Man – 435 Transport and Rescue (T&R) Squadron and 439 Combat Support Squadron will conduct exercises in the vicinity of Kenora, Ont. on 4-8 May 2017. The training exercise is part of […]

Free Admission for Moms and Friends at KRC

Kenora Recreation Centre has two special offers this month to encourage physical activity with moms and friends! On Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14, bring your mom to the pool or gym and she gets in FREE. During the week of May 15-20, bring a friend to any group fitness class and your friend gets in […]

Fourth Street North and Main Street North Road Closure

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block of Main Street North will be closed Wednesday May 3rd from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for road side demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Local traffic will be allowed through the area however delays can […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-02

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. 50 – 2017 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

Do 3 Things for Kenora

The City of Kenora has accepted the Do 3 Things challenge! Do 3 Things for Kenora focuses on our environment and relationship building with our First Nations. 1. Freecycle Days – The City will promote designated weekends when residents are encouraged to mark unwanted but still useful goods as “Free” and deposit them at the […]

Kenora Hydro Restores Power

Kenora Hydro completed the repairs necessary to restore power to all Keewatin and Norman customers as of 12 noon today.    Thank you for your patience during this outage.

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Call for Canada Day 2017 Committee Members

The preparations for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration in Kenora have begun!  Now Tourism is looking for committee members to help with the planning and execution of Canada Day 2017.   The commitment prior to July 1st is minimal with a few planning meetings in the coming months.  As for execution, we would greatly appreciate volunteers […]

KRC Booking Summer Ice Time

Kenora Recreation Centre is accepting bookings for summer ice time for the Keewatin Memorial Arena, which opens July 17 until August 31 this year.  The cost is $154.46 per hour (plus applicable taxes).  Call 467-2087 for schedule information and booking.

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-17-04 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34

  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 9th, 2017 at […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Temporary Use Provision, File Number D14-17-03 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 39

  Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 39 of the Planning Act, to consider a Temporary Use Provision as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location: Statutory Public Meeting When: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at […]

City of Kenora and First Student Partner to Improve City Transit System – New Transit Schedule Begins April 1st

Kenora, ON – The City of Kenora and First Student are pleased to announce beginning this Saturday April 1st, the City public transit will change to new routes and bus stop times. The schedule has a fresh new format providing riders with more information than previous schedules. The new Transit System booklet provides riders with […]

Notice of Decision

In accordance with Sections 17 and 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, a decision was made by the Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora to designate three Community Improvement Project Areas, amend three existing Community Improvement Plans, and adopt an Official Plan Amendment. The date of decision and last […]

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Vehicle Load Restriction

Please be advised effectively immediately, a vehicle load restriction has been authorized for the Seventh Avenue South Bridge. The maximum gross vehicle weight of 5 tonnes has been implemented, limiting traffic over the bridge to small passenger vehicles only. All other large vehicles such as school buses, emergency vehicles, or construction equipment, are restricted from […]

Torchbearers Needed for Kenora’s 2017 Canada Summer Games Torch Relay

Details about the Manitoba Hydro Torch Relay for the 2017 Canada Summer Games have been announced by the Canada Summer Games Host Society. Kenora, the host community for the rowing events, will be the second stop, and the only Ontario City, along with 11 Manitoba communities on the Torch Relay route. The Manitoba Hydro Torch […]