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The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL the hot topics news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Monday, April 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John’s values the contributions of all volunteers and the impact they have on the community as a whole, including City staff who volunteer.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
Today, over 100 volunteers attended the Annual Volunteer Week reception at the Bruneau Centre for Innovation and Research at Memorial University.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
Registration for spring swimming lessons and 2016-2017 After School Programs begins for St. John’s residents at 7 a.m. (a new time!) on Thursday, April 7.
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 12:30pm
Relaxation Yoga includes both Meditative Hatha and Yin Yoga and is suitable for beginners and those with prior yoga experience.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 2:15pm
The Loop in Bannerman Park is closed for the season. We hope you had many a loop around The Loop - see you again next winter!
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 5:45pm
Each year the City of St. John's requires all residents to properly cover their curbside garbage from April 1 to November 30.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 8:30am
March 22 is United Nations World Water Day – an international observance and opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others, and take action to make a difference.
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 7:15pm
The City has developed guidelines for the development of next year's budget with priority areas for consideration...
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 4:15pm
The City of St. John’s is currently searching for a City Manager to lead, direct and manage the daily operations of the City.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 6:15pm
The total cost of the retirement incentive is $3.8 million.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:15pm
Municipalities in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) are working together to undertake a residential survey designed to gather information and perspectives from residents in the region.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
Developing parks and places for people to enjoy is a goal within the City’s strategic plan.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
GALS is an opportunity for girls, ages 12 to 16, to build confidence, self-esteem and develop their strengths in a supportive learning environment, surrounded by strong women role models.
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Every month there's a FREE drop-in bingo game on for seniors at the Shea Heights Community Centre. Click 'read more' for dates and times.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of activities and events to take place Feb. 12-14.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 6:30pm
On January 19, 1981, the City of St John's Parking Services department opened it's doors for the first time.
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department is presently accepting job applications for the hiring of Temporary Firefighters. Deadline to apply is 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:45pm
Sensational Playgroup is a multi-sensory drop in playgroup for children ages birth to 6 years-old with a variety of sensory needs to learn, play and socialize for just a $2 per session fee.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 12:45pm
The AVL-Where’s My Plow, an automatic vehicle locator tool, shows on a map where each piece of the City’s snow clearing equipment is at any given time.
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
If your waste collection has to be changed at the last minute due to a storm, we can send you an 'emergency alert’ by 7 a.m. on the day of the storm to let you know.
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 6:45pm
Active Youth gives active living opportunities to ages 15 to 21 with mild to moderate developmental disabilities. The winter program begins Tuesday, Jan.19 and runs weekly - register soon!
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 1:15pm
Due to the popularity of The Loop we've added to the ice maintenance schedule; skating cannot take place while ice resurfacing is occurring. Click 'read more' to see the schedule.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 6:15pm
The Office of the City Clerk has extended the deadline for applications by one week to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 for the newly repurposed advisory committees, experts panels and working groups.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
Beginning Friday, Jan. 8 snowshoe & cross country ski equipment is available to rent at the Winter Activity Centre, in the North Bank Lodge at Pippy Park campground.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 1:45pm
The Winter On-Street Parking Ban begins at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 for streets outside the downtown area.

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