In August, the City of Kenora was named the 65th best place to live in Canada – according to MoneySense magazine.

“It’s great. We’ve had conversations with MoneySense over the years. We found that their ratings and their reasons were very wrong. I was very clear and quite direct in how they weren’t doing their homework correctly. It looks like they’re doing their homework a little better now and they moved us up the rankings. We’ll take it,” said then Mayor Dave Canfield.

A&W Restaurants in Kenora and Dryden have raised over $27,000 to fight against multiple sclerosis – part of their annual Burgers to Beat MS day. In Kenora, events raised just over $16,700.

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital celebrated the grand opening of the new Stovel Surgical Services, Operating Rooms and Medical Device Reprocessing Department.

Men in Kenora had some sore feet after participating in the Walk a Mile in her Shoes event.

“We are currently trying to dispel any myths out there, and to share information. We’re trying to take away the stigma about talking about violence. There’s a lot of support in our community,” said Donna Hendrickson, KSAC’s anti-human trafficking coordinator.

Kenora MP Bob Nault announced that the twinning of Highway 17 could start as soon as spring, 2019.

“All the people in the region, and all the First Nation communities, are all supportive and waiting for the work to start. The federal government is very supportive of this top priority, so I think that will be very helpful. I really do believe that it’s imperative to get this job done. It’s important to our region.”

For more information:
LOWDH celebrate new OR and MDRD
Kenora walks in her shoes
Twinning may start this spring, Nault
Over $27,000 raised locally
Canfield talks MoneySense ranking

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