Posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2020 11:00 PM
This time of year the urban deer population grows as fawns are born on municipal property and in your yard. The City of Kenora reminds you to be aware of what you can do to prevent unpleasant experiences with deer and how we can work together to manage the deer population.
All wild animals, including deer, can present a danger to people. We are also seen as a danger to them especially in the spring when female deer or does are protective of their fawns, and when male deer or bucks are aggressive in...
Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 AM
Although using hand sanitizer is a good way to clean your hands to slow the spread of COVID-19, Kenora Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to be aware of proper storage and safe use of these flammable products. It is important that you read and follow directions and warnings on hand sanitizer product labels.
Alcohol-based hand sanitizer is flammable and may give off flammable vapours, which could ignite if exposed to open flame or an ignition source.
When using hand sanitizer, follow these safe...
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:00 PM
As we approach Victoria Day holiday weekend, Kenora Fire and Emergency Services reminds residents that the Kenora region remains in a Restricted Fire Zone and our focus needs to be on fire safety.
While the Restricted Fire Zone is in place, there can be no outdoor burning of any kind, including fireworks. You can use a gas or fuel (propane) stove or BBQ for cooking or warmth as long as you are away from flammable material.
You must use extreme caution at all times. The Province of Ontario recommends...
Posted on Sunday, May 03, 2020 11:00 PM
As the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Kenora continues to protect the health and safety of the public, Council, and employees while at the same time processing Planning Act applications to ensure services that support community development can continue. Therefore, in accordance with the City of Kenora Procedural By-law 043-2020, the Planning Advisory Committee will hold a virtual...
Posted on Monday, April 13, 2020 11:00 PM
Kenora Fire and Emergency Services is urging everyone not to forget about fire safety as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. As people find themselves spending more time at home for work, self-isolation, or practicing physical distancing, they should remember the importance of preventing home fires.
Along with other essential services, the fire department has had to implement safeguards and physical distancing protocols in the workplace. Residents of the City of Kenora are advised of the following...