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Garrow Beach Dock Removal

Please be advised the dock at Garrow Beach is set to be removed prior to May 20, 2017.  A replacement dock will be installed by early July. The beach will remain open unless otherwise advised. This infrastructure improvement project is in preparation for the Canada Summer Games rowing event.

Emergency Preparedness Week May 7-13, 2017

Emergency Preparedness Week is a Canada wide initiative to increase awareness of individual and family preparedness. The Ontario provincial theme for this year is “Emergency Preparedness Starts With You, Prepare Your Selfie!” which focuses on personal preparedness. If a major emergency happens in our community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. […]

City Introduces iCemetery App

  A Convenient Way to Search for Loved Ones at LOW Cemetery KENORA, ON – The City of Kenora is pleased to introduce a new convenient way to search for loved ones buried at the Lake of the Woods Cemetery. iCemetery is a free app by Stone Orchard Software developed for the public to easily […]

Water Dispensing Stations Changes

Please be advised changes are coming to the Smart Cards used at both the existing water dispensing stations: Rabbit Lake Road Water Station and Evergreen Water Station. Current water cards will need to be replaced on or after May 12, 2017. New Smart Cards will be issued at City Hall for a onetime fee of […]

Fourth Street North and Main Street North Closure Extended

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block Main Street North will be closed once again Thursday May 4th from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to complete the demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to continue using alternate routes.  Local traffic will be allowed through the area however […]

Search and Rescue Exercises near Kenora May 4-8, 2017

  435 Transport and Rescue Squadron to and 439 Combat Support Squadron Conduct Search and Rescue Exercises near Kenora, Ont. 17 WING WINNIPEG, Man – 435 Transport and Rescue (T&R) Squadron and 439 Combat Support Squadron will conduct exercises in the vicinity of Kenora, Ont. on 4-8 May 2017. The training exercise is part of […]

Free Admission for Moms and Friends at KRC

Kenora Recreation Centre has two special offers this month to encourage physical activity with moms and friends! On Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14, bring your mom to the pool or gym and she gets in FREE. During the week of May 15-20, bring a friend to any group fitness class and your friend gets in […]

Fourth Street North and Main Street North Road Closure

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block of Main Street North will be closed Wednesday May 3rd from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for road side demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Local traffic will be allowed through the area however delays can […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-17-02

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. 50 – 2017 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

Do 3 Things for Kenora

The City of Kenora has accepted the Do 3 Things challenge! Do 3 Things for Kenora focuses on our environment and relationship building with our First Nations. 1. Freecycle Days – The City will promote designated weekends when residents are encouraged to mark unwanted but still useful goods as “Free” and deposit them at the […]

Kenora Hydro Restores Power

Kenora Hydro completed the repairs necessary to restore power to all Keewatin and Norman customers as of 12 noon today.    Thank you for your patience during this outage.

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Call for Canada Day 2017 Committee Members

The preparations for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration in Kenora have begun!  Now Tourism is looking for committee members to help with the planning and execution of Canada Day 2017.   The commitment prior to July 1st is minimal with a few planning meetings in the coming months.  As for execution, we would greatly appreciate volunteers […]

KRC Booking Summer Ice Time

Kenora Recreation Centre is accepting bookings for summer ice time for the Keewatin Memorial Arena, which opens July 17 until August 31 this year.  The cost is $154.46 per hour (plus applicable taxes).  Call 467-2087 for schedule information and booking.

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-17-04 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 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, May 9th, 2017 at […]

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Temporary Use Provision, File Number D14-17-03 Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 39

  Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 39 of the Planning Act, to consider a Temporary Use Provision as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location: Statutory Public Meeting When: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at […]