The City of Kenora has declared a Significant Weather Event due to the recent snowfall that has hit the city.

The city says declaring a Significant Weather Event related to snow accumulation is a way to advise residents, pedestrians, and motorists to expect winter maintenance service delays due to the current winter storm event.

The city is deploying resources to address road conditions as a result of the storm. Please be cautious on roads, sidewalks during the Significant Weather Event as road conditions can vary drastically during an event.

Winter Maintenance service priorities are currently focused on main roads – arterials and collectors – as well as sidewalks. Crews are expected to move into residential streets once the event has ended or as capacity comes available.