Dryden & Kenora Feature

Kenora is heading for a third phase of downtown reconstruction on Second Street to continue an already-successful urban revitalization effort.
Next phase of Kenora's downtown revitalizationKenora's downtown revitalization efforts are shifting into third gear. With two rounds of construction under its belt, Kenora's version of the Big Dig will be moving off its scenic waterfront and is heading uptown.Beginning in 2008, Kenora spent $25 million for its two-phase Big Spruce project that first dug up and improved Main Street before fixing up the harbourfront with better pedestrian access, a concert and festival venue, and new marina docks.Now Second Street, a major artery t...


Dryden & Kenora News

Dryden-area mine project moves to the talking stage
Treasury Metals announced it’s crossed a project milestone for its advanced Goliath Gold Project, east of Dryden in northwestern Ontario.The Toronto-based junior miner announced the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has determined that the company’s environmental impact statement (EIS) s...
Province funds northern investment projects
Ontario is supporting Northern communities by helping them to attract and develop investment opportunities.The province's Northern Communities Investment Readiness initiative is investing more than $168,000 in 16 new investment projects led by Northern communities, First Nations and economic dev...
Dryden searching for new CAO
The City of Dryden has appointed John Cummings as its interim chief administrative officer (CAO) while it searches for his permanent replacement. Cummings was hired on as the city’s treasurer last fall.“Mr. Cummings’ leadership and strong financial background will bring continued stability to t...
Kenora seeks to grow its tourism pie
Economic development officer Jennifer Findlay has to show a visitor Kenora’s latest addition to its tourism portfolio, the Tall Pines Marina.A secluded and sheltered spot on one of Lake of the Woods’ many bays is helping to build the community’s branding profile as a premier resort town.A Winnipeg ...


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