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Notice to Coney Island Residents

The last day for Coney Island recycling and waste pickup for this year will be Tuesday September 6th (Tuesday after Labour Day). Regular pickup will resume next May!

City Yard Sale

The City of Kenora is holding a yard sale of surplus supplies and equipment.  A silent auction sealed bid format will be used.   Everyone is welcome to stop in at the Operations building on Fourteenth Street North on Saturday August 27 from 8 a.m. until noon to browse through the items. Vehicle Sale 2016 Bidders […]

Lake of the Wood Development Commission Hosting Annual General Meeting

On Wednesday August 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Lake of the Woods Development Commission.  The Discovery Centre will be buzzing with good news stories from the past year in economic development, tourism and special events.

Deer Bow Hunt Packages Now Available

The 2016 Deer Bow Hunt packages are now available for pick-up at City Hall reception.  The Bow Hunt is open from September 1 until December 15. The package includes a copy of the Amendment to Discharge Firearms By-law which permits the Deer Bow Hunt and a detailed map of the hunt area south of the by-pass. […]

Canada Summer Games “One Year Out” Event

Please join the Canada Games Committee this Saturday at Garrow Park to celebrate one year until our HUGE event in 2017!!! Lots of activities planned for the family and watch the rowing competitors while enjoying a charity barbeque and enjoy the music of the Freaky Green Beatles!

Converting Parking Meters to New Rates

The City of Kenora By-law Enforcement Division is in the process of converting all parking meters to the new rate. There are stickers on the meters to indicate the new rate which is $1 per hour and acceptable coins: $2, $1 and 25¢. Please note that if other coins are deposited, the meter will not […]

Information and Registration Fair Coming Up

Mass Registration Tuesday August 30th and Wednesday August 31st 6 – 8 pm At the Kenora Recreation Centre From Scouts Registration, to Air Cadets, Competitive Swimming, Martial Arts, Aerialettes and so Much More… For more information, please call 467-2087

Beaches, Parks & Trails

The City of Kenora,  along with consultants Scatliff + Miller + Murray Inc., would like to thank stakeholders, representatives of community organizations, and the public who contributed to the 2016 Kenora Beaches, Parks and Trails project plan through phone interviews, focussed meetings, and the public open house. Strategic planning ensures that the City of Kenora […]

Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre Closed on August 10th

Please be advised that the Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre will be closed to the public on Wednesday August 10th from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m. Travel and tourism information will be available at a kiosk outside the Discovery Centre, by visiting the Harbourfront Pavilion, or by contacting Tourism Kenora at 807-467-4637 or

Lights Camera Action! Announcing the City of Kenora You Tube Channel

The City of Kenora is pleased to announce that all City Council meetings will be available for the public to view on the City of Kenora YouTube Channel.  The link can be found on the City’s portal under the City Council tab. Council meetings take place on select Tuesdays each month and the set schedule […]

Kenora Baseball League Looking for Kenora Votes

Thanks to Kraft/Heinz and TSN, Kenora Baseball League (KBL) has been successful in securing a spot in the Project Play competition for a grand prize of $250,000.  This big win would give Kenora Baseball League players a better #placetoplay, providing needed improvements to the Jaffray Mellick Ball Fields. On-line voting starts Monday July 25 at […]

Canada Day Holiday

City Facility and Building Hours All City departments and buildings will be closed on Friday July 1st, with the exception of: Lake of the Woods Museum *admission is free on Canada Day OPEN 10 am – 5 pm Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre OPEN 10 am – 7 pm Essential services remain on duty […]

City Declares State of Emergency

Today, Mayor Dave Canfield signed a declaration to declare a state of Emergency for the City of Kenora as a result of the significant flooding over the past weekend. Kenora saw more than 109 mm of rain over a two day period which resulted in over 20 roads experiencing moderate to extensive road damage. One […]

KDSB and Ne-Chee Friendship Centre Press Release

Kenora District Services Board and Ne-Chee Friendship Centre PRESS RELEASE City of Kenora Emergency Shelter The Kenora District Services Board and the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre are committed to ensuring that all residents in the City of Kenora have a safe and warm place to come inside to during the night. With the Emergency Shelter at […]