Sweetheart Deal at KRC
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 01:12 PM
On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, bring a friend or loved one to the Kenora Recreation Centre for free! Enjoy a two-for-one deal and treat your valentine to a day at the gym, pool or group fitness class. It's an all day sweetheart deal!
City of Kenora Council Summary for January 17, 2023
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2023 08:15 AM
This summary is a snapshot of the decision made by City of Kenora Council at the January 17, 2023 meeting. Please review the minutes for an official record of the meeting proceedings.
Council supports Bill 5
Council supported endorsing Bill 5 – Stopping Harassment and Abuse by Local Leaders Act. This Act will create a process for municipal councils to remove Councillors who violate workplace violence and harassment policies. This advocacy is an important piece of legislation which protects the integrity...
City Engages in Food Composting Expanded Pilot Program
Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 04:00 PM
Council announced the approval of round two of an innovative food composting solution to its residents to test in their homes.
In partnership with Food Cycle Science Corporation, residents of Kenora will have the opportunity to pilot an on-site food waste diversion solution that will reduce the amount of organics headed to the landfill.
The City of Kenora will be offering 250 FoodCycler™ machines at a subsidized price for residents to use in their homes for a 12-week period. Participants...
City Delegation Attending 2023 ROMA Conference
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 10:20 AM
Focus on Rural Challenges and Opportunities
Mayor Andrew Poirier, Councillor Kelsie Van Belleghem, Councillor Robert Bernie and Councillor Barbara Manson will join more than 1,200 participants from across the province at the 2023 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in downtown Toronto, from January 22 to 24, 2023.
The conference comes six months after the Ontario Government was re-elected. It will be the first time Premier will address municipal leaders since the fall legislative...
Mayor's Statement on Discovery at Former St. Mary's Indian Residential School
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 09:10 PM
Today, Wauzhushk Onigum Nation Leadership announced they have detected over 170 plausible burials on their traditional territory, after searching the former St. Mary’s Indian Residential School site. The City of Kenora extends our heartfelt condolences to the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation community, and all Indigenous communities in our area. Our thoughts are with all Indigenous people who have been impacted by Canada’s residential schools and its intergenerational impacts, and offer our deepest sympathies...