Hot Topics

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Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 1:00pm
...the City has no intention to reduce the number of firefighters on shift at St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD).
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 1:15pm
In October more than 5000 students from all public elementary schools in St. John’s laced up their sneakers to participate in International Walk or Wheel to School Month.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
Individuals, businesses and all stakeholders are needed to share their experiences and contribute their thoughts to help shape St. John's energy future.
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:45pm
The winter 2021 issue of the City Guide is being delivered to residential mailboxes in St. John's this week November 23-27, 2020.
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:00am
Our neighbourhood profiles provide interesting facts on the demographics of each neighbourhood and also maps with key features...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:15am
If you have rats on your property it doesn’t mean your property is dirty, it means there is shelter and an open food source for them.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 12:15pm
...celebrating the rights of children everywhere.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:30am
There are several options to dispose of fallen leaves; curbside collection in paper yard waste bags takes place until the end of November.
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 11:15am
There are many opportunities to engage with the City this week...
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 2:30pm
Did you know Kent's Pond was named for a former Premier? Read more...
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 7:15pm
The City of St. John’s presented the winners of the 2019 Tourism Awards at individual, private ceremonies at City Hall due to COVID-19 precautions.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00am
The Legion and the City encourage citizens to observe a moment of silence at your front door, to allow residents to pay their respects and to recognize this important day without a mass gathering.
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 1:15pm
Activities to do as a family for remembrance Day this year.
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:30pm
...celebrating the role of planners in creating livable, sustainable communities.
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 1:00pm
Did you know that Pippy Park is named for St. John’s entrepreneur Chesley A. Pippy who made a significant donation of money to acquire land?
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 3:00pm
Many of the big, old and interesting trees in St. John’s are found on the properties of older homes and likely date back to when the homes were constructed.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 1:30pm
Many products labelled ‘flushable’ do not break down in the waste treatment process and can cause clogs in your household plumbing or backups in sewer systems.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 4:00pm
There is a lot that city governments and the community can do to mitigate and adapt to climate change...
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 9:30am
This week, the City features the neighbourhood of Quidi Vidi and the crafts incubator at the Plantation.
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 9:30am
​Thank you for your entries and Happy Halloween! Please enjoy this 'virtual' pumpkin walk of all the entries received.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:45pm
...the perfect time to prepare your household for emergencies is today!
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 2:00pm
The City of St. John’s is now accepting submissions to its Art Procurement Program, deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 2020.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:30pm
We know that climate change has environmental and social risks, but did you know that there are also financial risks that need to be addressed to ensure the stability of our economy?
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:45pm
This new series highlights the neighbourhoods in our capital city. This week, we feature the Southlands Community Centre.
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 11:15am
Councillor Lane responds to concerns about the Bike St. John’s Master Plan and upgrades to Kelly’s Brook Trail. Future engagement opportunities are being planned.