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A Conversation with Anhart Community Housing and BUILD Kenora

As a follow up to the Partnering for Housing Solutions session held in February and the Housing Forum hosted in November, the City of Kenora is inviting you to attend a presentation by Anhart Community Housing and BUILD Kenora on Thursday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. in the Rotary Room at the Kenora Recreation Centre. […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-01

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. 24 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. […]

Saturday Parking Enforced Effective April 1, 2019

The Effective April 1, 2019, parking on Saturdays will be enforced. Be sure to feed the meter to avoid a parking ticket. As per the City of Kenora Traffic by-law 180-2015 and Parking and Structure by-law 82-2018, when parking at a metered space, a fee of $1 per hour (25¢, $1, and $2 accepted) must […]

Letter from Service Line Warranties Canada is Not a Scam

Residents of Kenora are receiving letters from Service Line Warranties of Canada offering optional water and sewer service line insurance.  This program is in partnership with the City of Kenora and is NOT a scam. Questions about the program details should be directed to SLWC at www.slwofc.ca or call 1-866-922-9004. This may answer some questions […]

Water and Sewer Billing Changes

Please be advised that City of Kenora water and sewer customers who are scheduled to bill before February 18th will receive their bill from Synergy North. After February 18th, customers will receive two statements – water and sewer billing will come from the City of Kenora, and hydro billing will come from Synergy North. In […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-02

Corporation of the City Of Kenora Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-02 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 […]

Method of Payment Change Effective April 1, 2019

Please be advised that customers may pay for utility bills at City Hall, including water/sewer and Synergy North; however, only cash, debit or cheques will be accepted after April 1, 2019. Credit cards will not be accepted. Customers who routinely pay with a credit card will need to make arrangements for other payment options. Questions […]

City and Central Community Club Volunteers Announce Plans for New Central Community Club

Central Community Club Volunteers, in partnership with the City of Kenora, have solidified the drawings for the new Central Community Club building. In the summer of 2018 the former Community Club building was demolished as it was beyond repair and in need of replacement. Community volunteers along with generous local contracting businesses demolished and removed […]

Notice of Complete Applications to Purchase City Property

Notice of Complete Applications to Purchase City Property & Intent to Close Unopened Road Allowance and Deem City Owned Lands Surplus The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received two applications from abutting land owners to purchase City Property (unopened road allowance) for two (2) lot additions at St. Clair Street and Twelfth Street, […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-01

Corporation of the City Of Kenora Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-01 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34 Correction: Please note that the time of the Statutory Public Meeting is at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 (Council Chambers) Take Notice that Council of […]

Prevent Water Liens from Freezing

Please be advised that residents should take measures to prevent water lines from freezing in this extreme cold weather. Ensure there is a heat source where the water line comes in to the home, and cold air drafts are sealed off. The City is responding to calls regarding frozen lines; however, most water lines are […]

Service Line Protection Available for City of Kenora Homeowners

City of Kenora residents will receive an introductory letter from Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) in partnership with the City of Kenora offering an optional water and sewer line warranty program. The information on the protection plan will arrive in mailboxes the week of February 4, 2019. The City of Kenora approved offering this […]

2019 ROMA Conference Draws Rural Leaders

2019 ROMA Conference Draws Rural Leaders Focus on rural municipal priorities and needs Kenora, ON – City of Kenora Councillors Chris VanWalleghem and Kirsi Ralko will join more than 1,000 rural municipal officials from across the province at the 2019 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from January 27 to 29. This will […]

Tourism Now Accepting Special Events Grant Applications

Special Events Grant Applications

Tourism Kenora is now accepting grant applications for Special Events Funding. Please contact Tourism Kenora at tourism@kenora.ca or stop at the Lake of the Woods Discovery Center for an application form. The deadline to submit an application is March 31st, 2019.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Tourism at (807) 467-4637.

Tourism Grant Application 2019