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Fire Prevention Week October 8 – 14, 2017

Every Second Counts! Plan 2 Ways Out! Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan During Fire Prevention Week The City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services is urging families in Kenora and the surrounding area to practice their home fire escape plan as part of Fire Prevention Week.  This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which […]

Kenora Hydro Customers to Learn More About Merger

Kenora Hydro customers will have a chance to learn more about a potential merger with Thunder Bay Hydro at a public information session to be held later this month. In October 2016, Kenora Hydro and Thunder Bay Hydro jointly announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to authorize the exploration of a merger between […]

Secondary Suite Information

Deer Bow Hunt Packages Now Available

Hunters wishing to take part in the deer bow hunt may pick up the 2017 deer bow hunt package at City Hall or find it online in Deer Management Information.  

Register Now for Water Fit Classes

The Kenora Recreation Centre has released the waterfit schedule for September and October.  The schedule includes aquafit classes as well as BOGA mat 10 class sessions.  To register contact the Kenora Recreation Centre, 807-467-2087.  

Park Street Lot Open

The Park Street lot is now open for long term parking and day use parking. This is an excellent option for long term parking. Limited spots available for $56.50 per month ($50 plus HST). Contact City Hall 467-2000 to sign up. It’s the perfect spot to park while shopping and exploring Second Street and all […]

Coker Road Bridge Load Restriction

Please be advised effectively immediately, a vehicle load restriction has been authorized for the Coker Road bridge.  The maximum gross vehicle weight of 20 tonnes has been implemented to restrict and prohibit large vehicles such as construction trucks/equipment, tractor trailers, and large fire vehicles from crossing the bridge.  Beggs Road and Gauthier Road may be […]

Thank you Adopt-a-Block Volunteers

Council Approves 2016 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the City of Kenora

Today, Council approved the 2016 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements. The City received a clean audit report and is financially stable. The 2016 financial statements continue to reflect the healthy financial position currently enjoyed by the City of Kenora. The City continues to work to recover from the economic impacts that have affected us so significantly […]

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 […]

A Healthy Lake Starts Here

On July 31, Kenora will be part of a binational initiative to raise awareness of the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed in which we live and promote stewardship of the water quality within it. As part of the International Watershed Coordination Program offered by the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation, storm drains along […]

Flag Raising Ceremony June 21, 2017

On June 21, 2017 at 12:00 noon in front of City Hall, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief, Grand Council Treaty #3 and Council of the City of Kenora, will hold a ceremony to raise the Treaty #3 Flag together, which will be permanently flown in prominence alongside the Canada and City flags. […]

Kenora Recreation Centre Receives Grant For AquaMat Fitness Program

June 12, 2017 Kenora, ON – A grant through the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund program has been awarded to the Kenora Recreation Centre to purchase twelve AquaMats. The addition of the new and innovative AquaMats will enhance the current water fitness program at our aquatic centre by offering up to five additional classes […]