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Bridge Lane Closures

Please be advised maintenance works will be performed on the following bridges from Wednesday, September 6 to Friday, September 8, with the bridge location varying by day, from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Expect delays during these periods as the bridge will be down to one lane. Darlington Bay Matheson Street […]

Labour Day Holiday

The Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre is OPEN from 9 am to 4 pm on Monday September 4, 2017. All other City buildings and facilities are CLOSED on Labour Day, including the Transfer Station and Kenora Rec Centre. Due to the holiday, Coney Island recycle and waste pickup will be on Tuesday September 5.

Senior’s Symposium Registration Open

Registration to attend Age-Friendly Kenora’s Planning for Today & Tomorrow: A Senior’s Symposium is now open on Eventbrite , OR by contacting Mary Bawden at 807-464-0990/ mbawden47@gmail.com OR Cindy Burnell at 807-548-5015 /cburnell@bell.net.  The symposium will take place on Friday September 22, 2017 at Seven Generations Manidoo Baawaatig, from 9:30 am until 4 pm.   Those interested in attending this free […]

We’re Looking for A Main Street Christmas Tree

The City of Kenora is looking for tree donations for the 2017 Main Street Christmas Tree.  The tree must be triangular in shape, 20 foot maximum width,  30 foot plus in height, and no split tip (only 1 leader or crown). Those interested in donating are asked to call the Operations and Infrastructure Department at 807-467-2291.

Bridge Maintenance Works

Please be advised maintenance works will be performed on the following bridges from Tuesday August 22 to Saturday August 26, with the bridge location varying by day, from 5:30 am to 8:00 am and 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Expect delays during these periods as the bridge will be down to one lane. • Cameron […]

Time to Clean-out the Medicine Cabinet

The Kenora Substance Abuse and Mental Health Task Force (KSAMHTF) is partnering with local pharmacies to promote a Medicine Cabinet Cleanout.  This event will coincide with International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31st) which raises awareness of overdose risks and impacts on the family and friends of victims. According to the Canadian Centre on Substance Use […]

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 […]

2017 Mass Registration and Information Fair Set for August 29 and 30

The Kenora Recreation Centre will host the annual Mass Registration and Information Fair on Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 6 pm until 8 pm each day.   The Fair brings together a large number of organized sports and clubs making it simpler for everyone to register.  To date the following groups […]

Science North Launches New Planetarium Show – And It’s Coming to Kenora!

          Science North has launched their first ever Science North-produced planetarium show, Under the Same Stars: Minwaadiziwin. The planetarium show was developed in partnership with Indigenous people from across Northern Ontario and uses Indigenous worldview to understand the common constellations visible in the night sky and the Anishinaabe stories that define […]

Applications Now Accepted for Event Grant Program

Tourism Kenora is accepting a second and final in-take for the Special Events Grant Program for 2017. Find the 2017 Grant Application below or copies can be picked up at the Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre and City Hall.






Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-05

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, September 5th, 2017 at 12:00 […]

Traffic and Parking During Canada Summer Games Event

Please be advised during the Canada Summer Games rowing event from July 29 – August 4, 2017, there will be increased traffic to the Kenora Rowing Club and Rabbit Lake area, and as such it is important to remember no parking is permitted along Rabbit Lake Road nor on Birchwood Crescent. Event parking has been […]

August Road Rehabilitation

Please be advised during the month of August road rehabilitation work will be carried out on the following roads or road sections: Homestake Road Gould Road 600-900 block of Anderson Branch Road East Melick Road & Essex Road intersection Motorists are advised that some sections of these roads will be limited to single lane traffic […]

WNHAC Announces Kenwood To Be Demolished

End of an era After years of uncertainty, the Kenwood is being demolished. The building was purchased in 2013 by Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig (WNHAC), in anticipation of a provincial grant announcement that came in May of that year. The grant was intended to fund a renovation which would see the 15,000-square foot building become WNHAC’s central […]

Notice of Decision for a Temporary Use Provision

Notice of Decision for a Temporary Use Provision To Comprehensive Zoning By-Law No. 101-2015 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 39 Notice is hereby given, that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-Law No. 86 – 2017 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, July 18th, 2017, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]