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Changes to Evening Swims

Changes to Evening Swim Times To accommodate new BOGA Mat waterfit classes, changes have been made to the leisure and lane swims.   The Lane Pool will only be available for leisure swim from 6:30 – 7:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday from November 13 to December 20, 2017.   The evening Lane Swim will change on […]

Coney Island Footbridge Install

Public Notice to the Public and Residents of Coney Island The Coney Island footbridge will be installed for the season on Tuesday November 14, 2017 Completion of this project is dependent on weather conditions, specifically wind gusts in the area. Should weather interfere with the installation, the project will be delayed until the next calm […]

Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation is providing free block heater timers this holiday season

KENORA, ON, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 –Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd. is giving an early holiday gift for those looking to save on energy and their electricity bill over the winter months. Today, the utility announced its Block Heater Timer program. The new initiative offers a free block heater timer to Kenora Hydro customers, to help […]

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week November 1 – 7

Beat the Silent Killer: Prevent CO in Your Home Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. “In Ontario, more than 65% of injuries and deaths from CO […]

Kenora District Mutual Fire Aid Association Receives Grant from Union Gas

The Kenora District Mutual Fire Aid Association is pleased to announce that they have received a grant for $2,500.00 from Union Gas. This grant will be used to purchase a Sparky the Fire Dog costume for our regional fire prevention programs and will be housed in the our Kenora District Fire Safety trailer. Union Gas […]

City Declares Waste Reduction Week

We are committed toward environmental sustainability. The City of Kenora is committed to conserving resources, protecting the environment and educating our community. We recognize the generation of solid waste and the needless waste of water and energy resources as a global environmental problem. We also appreciate the richness and beauty of our diverse world and […]

Market Vendors Wanted for 2018

Applications for the 2018 Matiowski Farmers’ Market – including Winter Markets and Specialty Markets – now available!

Kenora Aquatics Centre Reopens

The City of Kenora is pleased to advise the public that the Kenora Aquatics Centre will reopen the pool area effective today, October 11, 2017. Over the long weekend the pool deck contractor was in to address the issues the City had concerns with. On Tuesday October 10th, final testing took place and the City […]

Fire Prevention Week October 8 – 14, 2017

Every Second Counts! Plan 2 Ways Out! Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan During Fire Prevention Week The City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services is urging families in Kenora and the surrounding area to practice their home fire escape plan as part of Fire Prevention Week.  This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which […]

Kenora Hydro Customers to Learn More About Merger

Kenora Hydro customers will have a chance to learn more about a potential merger with Thunder Bay Hydro at a public information session to be held later this month. In October 2016, Kenora Hydro and Thunder Bay Hydro jointly announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to authorize the exploration of a merger between […]

Secondary Suite Information

Deer Bow Hunt Packages Now Available

Hunters wishing to take part in the deer bow hunt may pick up the 2017 deer bow hunt package at City Hall or find it online in Deer Management Information.