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Traffic Delays Houghton Road Between Valley Drive and Ninth Street North

Please be advised that beginning Thursday, May 10, until Tuesday, May 15, 2018, there will be traffic delays and potential detours on Houghton Road between Valley Drive and Ninth Street North. This disruption is to accommodate storm sewer replacement on Houghton Road. Please consider alternate routes of travel to avoid delays. The City thanks the […]

Traffic Reduced to One Lane Darlington Bridge and Lakeview Drive/Highway 17 West

Please be advised beginning Thursday May 10, 2018 until Wednesday May 16, 2018, there will be traffic delays on Darlington Bridge and on Lakeview Drive/Highway 17 West from Norman to the west side of Keewatin. Traffic will be reduced to one lane as Northern Crack Sealers will be performing the following work: • Darlington Bridge […]

KRC Hosting Free Swim May 12, 2018

Kenora Recreation Centre will host a free swim on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 1 – 2 p.m. sponsored by Mental Health and Addictions Program in support of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Coney Island Footbridge Removal May 8, 2018

Please be advised the Coney Island footbridge will be removed for the season on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. This work depends on weather conditions and weather fluctuations. Should there be unfavourable weather on Tuesday, City crews will remove the footbridge by the end of the day on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Waterslide and Hot Tub Temporarily Closed

Please be advised that both the waterslide and the hot tub at the Kenora Aquatic Centre are closed for inspections and maintenance. Once the inspections and maintenance are complete, they will reopen to the public. We thank the public in advance for their patience.

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-18-02

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. 36 – 2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-18-01

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. 35 – 2018 at their Regular Meeting held Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law […]

Possible Traffic Delays in Lakeside Beginning April 30, 2018

Please be advised that starting Monday April 30, 2018, Cambrian Vacuum Corporation will be conducting cleaning and CCTV (closed circuit television) inspections of the wastewater system at various locations in Lakeside neighbourhoods. While the work is being performed, there may be short traffic delays while the crews are present. Sewer cleaning and CCTV inspection is […]

Book Summer Ice Time Now

We are now taking bookings for summer ice at the Keewatin Memorial Arena for July 9 through September 1, 2018.  The cost is $160.64 per hour, plus applicable taxes.  Those interested in summer skate times should contact the Kenora Recreation Centre at 807-467-2087.

Door-to-Door Water Testing Scam

Please be advised door-to-door salespersons are making their way around local neighbourhoods in Kenora asking to enter homes. Once inside, they want to see water lines to install filtration systems, as well as perform a water test showing that the water is unsafe. They are also asking the home owner to fill out an online […]

Ninth Street North Road Closure April 11, 2018

Please be advised that Ninth Street North between Twelfth Avenue North and Thirteenth Avenue North has been closed to all traffic. This closure is necessary to repair a watermain break. Traffic is being rerouted around the repair site; however, please consider an alternate travel route to avoid the area. Thank you for your patience while […]

Swim Cancellations April 14-15, 2018

The Kenora Recreation Centre Aquatic Facility will be hosting a swim meet April 14 and 15, 2018.   To accommodate the meet, changes to the current swim schedule have been made to the public swim times. Saturday April 14 and Sunday 15 Cancellations: Public Swim Family Swim Lane Swim Waterfit Gentlefit Tot Swim Please note: Swim and […]