City of Kenora
Kenora is a city in the northwestern part of Ontario on the Lake of the Woods. It is close to Manitoba boundary and is 200 km to the east of Winnipeg. Kenora is the seat of Kenora District and is the amalgamation of Keewatin and Norman towns. This city includes the neighborhoods of Minto, Norman, Rideout, Rabbit Lake, Pinecrest, Lakeside, and Minto. As per the census of 2016, the population was 15096. This is 1.6% less than the census of 2011.
Attractions in Kenora
There are various natural tourist attractions in Kenora that many visitors enjoy through the year. In summer you may enjoy swimming, hiking, fishing, biking, and boating. You may enjoy ice fishing, skiing, snowboarding and snow machining in winter. Kenora also has a major bass fishing tournament on an international level. The downtown waterfront is a major cultural hub.
Major Industries in Kenora
Kenora is in a location conducive to forestry and mineral deposit mining, hence many mining companies operate here. After Thunder Bay, Kenora leads in the healthcare industry and government services. Other industries that play an important role include tourism, culture, recreation, construction, manufacturing, finance, retail, education, and utilities. Thus the economy is very diverse and the major employers include Weyerhaeuser Company and Kenora Forest Products.
How Much Does Car Insurance Cost in Kenora
The average cost of car insurance in Kenora is $1,505.
Who Has the Cheapest Car Insurance Quotes in Kenora
|Rank||Insurance Company||Annual Cost|
|1||Travelers (Dominion Product)||$1,368|
|2||Travelers (Chieftain Product)||$1,392|
Most Expensive Auto Insurer in Kenora
The above table shows the different quotes for car insurance by various insurance companies in Kenora. Aviva had the highest quote at an annual cost of $1706. This was $338 higher than the cheapest quote and this was a 19.81% variation. Belairdirect had the next expensive quote at an annual price, less by $109.
Cheapest Auto Insurer in Kenora
As per the table that compares car insurance quotes, Travelers Dominion product had the lowest cost at $1368. The Chieftain product by Travelers had an annual price, less by $24. Johnson Insurance was next at $24 higher.
Car Insurance in Kenora Neighborhoods
|Kenora Neighbourhoods||Car Insurance can be as low as|
|Black sturgeon lake||$959|
|South park estates||$959|
Getting Around in Kenora
You may use Highway 17 to get around the downtown core of Kenora. Highway 17A allows you to get around the entire city as it is a by-pass. Both highways are part of the Trans-Canada Highway. Highway 658 connects Kenora to Redditt.
Greyhound operates from Excel Coach Lines terminal and offers intercity services.
Kenora Transit is the public transportation in the city and offers 3 routes of bus service.
CP railway line passes through the town.
Kenora also has an airport in the northeastern part of the city. There is a strategic plan to twin the Trans-Canada highway. This starts from the city to Manitoba to facilitate traffic from Western Canada and Winnipeg.
City of Kenora Traffic Initiatives
The Roads Division of the city council takes care of road maintenance all through the year. They monitor, repair and maintain 957 km of surface treated roads, paved streets, and gravel roads. This varies as per the season, type of road and the need for repairs. This division also takes care of sidewalks, ditches, culverts, bridges, laneways, storm sewer lines, alleys and catch basins. Apart from this, the city rehabilitates and reconstructs roads on an annual basis to keep pace with traffic needs. The city has deployed 23 staff with 100 vehicles and 75 pieces of equipment for the maintenance of roads infrastructure. There is a strategic plan to twin the Trans-Canada highway. This starts from the city to Manitoba to facilitate traffic from Western Canada and Winnipeg.
The city of Kenora performs the following services to keep up the maintenance of city facilities. These include patching road holes, culverts, sweeping, restoration of sidewalks, grading, painting of road line, storm sewers, gravelling, and ditching. Brushing, snow removal, road sign maintenance, grass cutting, weeding, tree removal, sanding, and salting are other activities. The city also provides encroachment permits and entrance permits.
The city regularly identifies pot holes and other types of road problems. When the temperature changes in the winter season, the Roads division springs into action. They ensure that they repair the pot holes and condition roads for winter temperatures.
Kenora city replaced all the streetlights; around 1970 and now these work with LED lights since November 2015.
The city of Kenora takes care of all types of infrastructure maintenance. These include sanding, plowing, salting of roads, walkways, parking lots, and crosswalks.
Parking Services in Kenora
The By-law officers enforce regulations for parking in the city and monitors meters, parking lots, and streets. You may pay $1 for parking in the day per hour.
Police Services in Kenora
The Ontario Provincial Police takes care of local policing and Treaty#3 police the area’s reserves. Areas such as township of Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls, Kenora, Lake of the Woods, Winnipeg River, Pellatt. Minaki, Ingolf fall are under the Kenora detachment of OPP. They also police all trails, highways and water bodies. These include areas covering from Manitoba border to the west of Vermillion Bay. And from US international border to the north is a vast area for the OPP.
Kenora Detachment Traffic Action Plan
The Kenora Police detachment considers 4 factors as the major causes of motor vehicle collisions. These result in fatality, property damages and injuries. They include aggressive driving such as speeding, impaired driving, distracted driving and not using occupant restraint.
|Type of MVC||2011||2012||2013|
Motor Vehicle Collisions (2011 – 2013)
The above table is a part of the action plan by Kenora OPP detachment for the year 2011 to 2013. Motor collisions with fatalities increased in 2012 over 2011. But then this saw a slight decline the next year at 4. If you look at motor vehicle collisions with personal injuries, there is a consistent decline over the years. The personal injury collisions decreased by 13 in 2012 over 2011 and by 6 in the next year. Property damage collisions declined by 81 in 2012 over 2011. However, in 2013 this type of MVC increased by 62 over the previous year. Motor vehicle collisions due to impaired driving declined by 13 in 2012 over 2011. But the next year this dropped slightly by 2.
There is an ongoing petitioning to increase traffic safety in the by-pass route. Deployment of traffic cameras, early traffic alert signs, red light alerts and increase in police traffic patrol. Reduction of speed limits around sensitive zones are the demands of the petition. There is only 1 traffic light on the Trans-Canada highway between Dryden and Winnipeg. And the only exception is the part that passes through Kenora.
List of Car Insurance Companies and Brokers in Kenora
|Insurance Company||Address||City||Province||Postal Code||Telephone|
|The Co-operators||340 2nd St S||Kenora||ON||P9N 1G5||1 844-349-0182|
|Lake of the Woods Insurance||101 Park St||Kenora||ON||P9N 1Y7||(807) 467-8800|
|Causeway General Insurance Brokers Ltd||136 Main Street South||Kenora||ON||P9N 1S9||(807) 468-8646|
|The Standard Insurance||319 2nd St S||Kenora||ON||P9N 3X8||(807) 468-3333|
We did the survey by assuming that the car insurance premiums are calculated for a 35-year-old man with his own car. He has good credit rating and the coverage is for basic liability. There are no traffic tickets since past 5 years with the annual mileage between 5000 km to 8000 km.
All insurance quotes shown for comparison are only examples. These quotes do not guarantee rates for any particular insurance provider with the lowest possible rate. The quotes depend on various factors as per the lowest cost insurance company. These include the driver and car profile, driving record, location and many other criteria.