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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.

Bridge Washing Beginning May 27, 2019

Please be advised City of Kenora roads crew will be carrying out bridge washing beginning this week. This routine maintenance is necessary to clear any build-up on the railings, sidewalks, gutters, catch basins and most importantly to clean all bridge joints of any winter control sand build-up. Signs will be posted in the work area […]

National AccessAbility Week Photo Contest

It’s National AccessAbility Week – May 26 June 1, 2019 The City of Kenora’s Accessibility Advisory Committee encourages citizens to notice accessibility in our community. Take photos of accessible features you see throughout our community. Post your photo to Instagram or Facebook with #NAAW2019 and #AccessibleKenora. At the end of the week, anyone who posted […]

Bridge Art Pieces Survey Results

Community Supports Public Display The City of Kenora is pleased to share the results of the recent bridge art pieces survey which was launched as a follow up to the Community Conversation open house that was held on March 20, 2019. This survey provided an additional opportunity for the public to share their thoughts about […]

Load Restriction Lifted as of May 17, 2019

Please be advised the load restriction on local roads put in place on March 23rd was lifted as of Friday, May 17, 2019. The seasonal restriction comes off earlier than posted on the roadside signs. This means heavier vehicles may now travel on those previously limited roadways. The City thanks the public for their patience […]

Council Approves 2019 Tax Rates

Today, May 21, 2019, Council approves the 2019 Tax Rates for the City of Kenora. The 2019 Capital Budget was approved on December 18, 2018 and the Operating Budget on March 19, 2019. The 2019 assessment resulted in an increase in the residential tax base of 5.2%. Of this, 4.7% related to increased values on […]

Third Street South Road Closures

Please be advised that sections of Third Street South will be closed to all traffic as per the following schedule: 1) May 27 – July 22, 2019 – Third Street South between Sixth Avenue South and Seventh Avenue South; and 2) July 22 – September 16, 2019 – Third Street South between Fifth Avenue South […]

Kenora Recreation Centre Day Parking Enforced

Kenora Recreation Centre Lots 5 & 7 Parking Enforcement Effective May 31, 2019 Please be advised that effective May 31st, 2019, day time parking in Lots 5 & 7 will be enforced. As per the City of Kenora Traffic By-law 180-2015 and Parking and Structure By-law 82-2018 the following will come into effect as of […]

Board Members Required For Museum Board

City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Member of the Lake of the Woods Museum Board.  The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2022 (at the pleasure of Council). Lake of the Woods Museum Board controls and manages the Lake of the Woods Museum in the collection, preservation, and exhibition […]

Victoria Day Holiday Hours

The Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre is open on the Victoria Day holiday from 9 am to 4 pm. All other City buildings and facilities are closed. For after hours troubles, call 807-467-2080. Emergency services on duty as usual. Have a safe and enjoyable weekend.

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-05

Corporation of the City Of Kenora Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-05 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 […]

Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-06

Corporation of the City of Kenora Notice of Completion Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-06 Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 34 Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Sections 34 of the Planning Act, to consider […]

Cemetery Spring Clean-Up

To Family and Friends of the Lake of the Woods Cemetery Please be advised that the cemetery staff have started spring clean-up of the cemetery grounds in preparation for seasonal maintenance. Personal items have been gathered from graves and are ready for pick-up from the same location as previous years. Family and friends are asked […]

KRC Pool Summer 2019 Closure

Please be advised that the City of Kenora will be closing the pool on June 29, 2019 for the month of July.  This closure is in addition to the regularly scheduled closure for the month of August.  The pool will reopen on September 3, 2019 The City of Kenora’s decision to close the pool for […]

Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge Traffic Flow

Please be advised beginning Wednesday, May 8, 2019, RJ Concrete will begin bridge maintenance work on Winnipeg River West Branch Bridge (hospital bridge) for the next 3 – 4 weeks. Two-way traffic should flow as usual; however, there will be a lane shift creating two narrow lanes of traffic over the bridge. Motorists are asked […]