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Notice of Wastewater System Upgrade

Project Notice for the Wauzhushk Onigum Water and Wastewater Systems Upgrade To Residents/Businesses As a part of the Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation Water and Wastewater Systems Upgrade project, new water and wastewater infrastructure is being constructed to service the Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation. The wastewater will be conveyed via a lake crossing from Wauzhusk Onigum […]

Residents Urged to Attend Local Fireworks Display

To minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries on Canada Day, Kenora Fire and Emergency Services urges residents to attend the fireworks display at the Whitecap Pavilion instead of informal family or neighbourhood displays. “Tourism Kenora will be hosting a fireworks display on Monday night, with experts who are trained to handle and discharge […]

Notice of Decision for City-Initiated Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-06

Notice of Decision for a City-Initiated 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. 98 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, […]

Notice of Decision of Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-05

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. 97 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, RSO […]

Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge Lane Closure July 2-4, 2019

Please be advised traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Winnipeg River East Branch Bridge in the evening between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. on the following dates: Tuesday, July 2 Wednesday, July 3 Thursday, July 4 Traffic will be controlled with flagging persons. The City thanks the public for their patience during […]

MOCK TEST Evacuation Notice June 25, 2019

The exercise has now ended as of 10:12 a.m. Please note the City of Kenora Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) is conducting a mock test. There has been a train derailment in Keewatin and a spill has occurred. An evacuation order has been issued for a 300 meter area around the Keewatin Bridge, leading to Government […]

LOWDSA Launches LakeSmart Boat for the Summer

The LakeSmart boat is back on the water for its 9th season. On Monday, June 24th at 1:30 pm the LakeSmart team will be launching the boat and heading out on the lake from the Kenora Harbourfront. LakeSmart sponsors, Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association (LOWDSA) Directors and members will be on hand to […]

What’s Open, Closed on Canada Day 2019

Let’s Celebrate Canada Day! What’s OPEN on July 1st Lake of the Woods Museum 10 am – 5 pm  FREE admission on Canada Day! Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre 8 am – 6 pm Thistle Pavilion and Whitecap on the Harbourfront – Canada Day activities all day Closed July 1st Transfer Station Kenora Recreation […]

Coker Bailey Bridge Replacement Notification

Please be advised The Sharp Group will be replacing the Coker Bailey Bridge located 2.3 km northwest of the intersection of Coker Road and East Melick Road, Kenora. In order to facilitate the structure replacement, Coker Road will be closed at the bridge location commencing July 2, 2019 with an anticipated reopening date of August […]

Important Notice Regarding the 2019 Tax Notices

The 2019 final tax notices are in the mail. You may notice that the schedule 2 on the lower portion of your tax bill has an incorrect amount. Please note your billing is correct and the amount shown due is in fact correct, it is only the last line in the 2019 total in Schedule […]

Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for an Official Plan Amendment, D09-19-02, and Zoning By-law Amendment, D14-19-07

Corporation of the City of Kenora Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for an Official Plan Amendment, File Number D09-19-02, and Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-07 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 17 and 34 Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, […]

Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South Intersection Closure June 3, 2019

Please be advised on Monday, June 3rd, Third Street South at the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South will be closed to all traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. No through traffic will be permitted. Please use alternate travel routes and avoid this area while Titan Contractors continue with sewer and […]

Bus Stop Temporary Closure Effective June 3, 2019

Please be advised that effective Monday, June 3, 2019, the following bus stops on Park Street will be temporarily closed during downtown revitalization construction: • Bus stops 50 and 51; • Bus stop 52. Please use alternate bus stops as indicated in the diagrams:   The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience […]

Notice of Decision for City-initiated Amendments

Notice of Decision for a City-initiated Official Plan Amendment, File No. D09-19-01, to the City of Kenora Official Plan (November 5, 2015) and a City-initiated Zoning By-law Amendment, File No. D14-19-04, to the City of Kenora Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 17 and 34 TAKE NOTICE that the Council […]

Glen Cameron Drive Paving Works May 27, 2019

Please be advised beginning May 27th, Moncrief Construction Limited (MCL) will begin paving Glen Cameron Drive. The road will remain open; however, motorists are reminded to slow down and take care through constructions zones and while workers are present. The City thanks the public for their cooperation.