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Friday, January 29, 2021 - 9:15am
Understanding Council's decision on LED streetlights...
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 9:15am
This neighbourhood is best known for being the location of the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's campus, which includes the Health Sciences Centre, the largest hospital in the province.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 10:45am
Our waste collection routes have been improved to offer the most efficient use of our resources while better serving all residents.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:00pm
Violating winter parking restrictions can result in a ticket being issued or the vehicle being towed.
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 11:00am
...nominate a heritage building or other building in the City’s designated Heritage Areas!
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 11:15am
White Hills in the east end of St. John's is a combination of residential, commercial, industrial, and green space.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:45am
A new parking restriction for outside the Downtown and Business District will be implemented as needed, and will be in effect 24-hours a day until it's lifted.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:00pm
Filmmaker explains what Bowring Park means to him...
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:00pm
One year ago this week we were getting ready for a snow storm that we knew would be a big one, but we had no idea just how much that storm would impact our city and our organization.
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 8:45am
This neighbourhood hosts a variety of landscapes featuring residential, agricultural, and recreational spaces, including Bowring Park itself.
Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:45am
Winter parking restrictions vary depending on where you park your vehicle. Learn each restriction type and how to receive email notice of some...
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 4:30pm
...You need to know your license plate and the zone number before you proceed to the pay station.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:15pm
The City of St. John’s offers a variety of programs for youth in the community. Explore opportunities to work on your life skills, safety habits, and build health and wellness into your daily routine.
Monday, January 11, 2021 - 8:30am
New virtual forum for newcomers available on City's YouTube channel
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 8:45am
Achievements towards being an effective city that delivers results...
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 9:00am
Achievements towards being a city where people feel connected, have a sense of belonging and are actively engaged in community life...
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 8:45am
Achievements towards being a city with a balanced transportation networks that gets people and goods where they want to go safely...
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:00am
Achieving on our strategy to be a city that is sustainable today and for future generations; economically, environmentally and financially...
Monday, January 4, 2021 - 10:15am
...regardless of the challenges, we demonstrated resilience as a community and hard work as an organization...
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 11:15am
Join the City of St. John's to welcome the new year with fireworks at Quidi Vidi Lake...
Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 12:30pm
The holiday season brings items into our households that we don’t normally have around. Many of these items can be recycled in blue bags and some cannot.
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 10:00am
On behalf of City Council and staff, we wish you a safe holiday season, and a happy and healthy new year.
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 12:30pm
The Loop is just one of the exciting features in this historic neighbourhood...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 2:00pm
This holiday season consider giving the gift of play to a child in need. The REAL Program provides recreation & leisure opportunities to children & youth in financial need.
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 5:00pm
Councillor Lane addresses questions from the media about Budget 2021..