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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 […]

One Month Away – 2017 Canada Summer Games Rowing Venue Opens July 29

On July 29, 2017, the Official Rowing Venue for the 2017 Canada Summer Games opens at the Kenora rowing Club on Rabbit Lake. The regatta competition runs from July 29 through to August 4, with teams from across the Country competing in a variety of race disciplines. Spectators are encouraged to take in all aspects […]

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Canada Day Weekend What’s Open

Happy Canada Day! What’s OPEN on July 1st Lake of the Woods Museum 10 am – 5 pm *free admission on July 1st Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre 9 am – 5 pm Whitecap Pavilion and Harbourfront – Canada Day activities all day Closed July 1st Transfer Station Kenora Recreation Centre Kenora and Keewatin […]

Canada Day 2017 Events

Canada Day Celebration on Kenora’s Harbourfront

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 Coast Guard services will continue in the future as they have in the past

(KENORA) June 15, 2017 – The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding), issued the following statement regarding the operation of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) in Kenora: “Over the past several weeks, I’ve heard from many constituents regarding how much they value the services provided by the CCG who are currently working on […]

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 […]

Notice to Rate Payers of All Property Classes

The 2017 Final Tax Bills have been mailed as of Monday, June 12, 2017 for all Property Tax Classes. The bills are due and payable on or before Friday, July 21, 2017. Should you require a receipt, please send payment along with the entire bill; do not detach the payment stub. The name/address portion will […]

Husky the Musky Colouring Contest

Help wish Husky the Musky Happy 50th Birthday!

Download the Husky the Musky colouring contest page or pick one up at the Discovery Centre, Whitecap Pavilion or City Hall and bring it back with your creative birthday wishes.

Entries will be judged in four age categories: 0-5 years, 5-10 years , 10-15 years, and 15 and over years.

Judging will be held June 28, 2017 with winners announced on Canada Day at McLeod Park.

Please have all pages returned before June 28th.

Happy birthday to our favourite big fish!

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Council Approves 2017 Operating Budget

June 6, 2017 Kenora, ON – Today Council approved the 2017 Operating Budget. The 2017 Capital Budget was approved on March 21.  The budget includes a number of critical projects initiated by staff, council and community input. Some of the more significant impacts the City faced in 2017 included: Loss of Provincial funding of $333k […]

Wharf Street Changes

Please be advised Wharf Street in Keewatin has changed to be a ONE WAY street. Traffic now travels in the westbound direction only. There are signs in place to notify drivers of the ONE WAY, single lane street. Parking along Wharf Street has also changed and signage is in place to indicate areas of no parking […]

Household Hazardous Waste Depot Opens June 1st

The Transfer Station will open the household hazardous waste depot this Thursday, June 1st, and will be open every Thursday until the end of September.  The depot is open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. each Thursday.   This is a FREE service for residential customers to safely dispose of reactive, flammable, corrosive or poisonous products, […]

KRC Offers Free Drop-Ins on National Health and Fitness Day

On Saturday June 3, 107, the Kenora Recreation Centre will support National Health and Fitness Day by offering free drop-ins to the gym or pool.   There are many activities to try out if you haven’t been to the facility before or maybe you have a favourite class or work out you have been trying […]