Living in St. John's

Join us for a celebration of the incorporation of one of North America’s oldest cities. All St. John's Days events are free to attend and everyone is welcomed.
poster for National Health & Fitness Day in St. John's in 2019
For National Health & Fitness Day we are encouraging outdoor active free play in particular as it promotes healthy lifestyles and social connections that support positive mental health.
Sister Elizabeth Rachel Lee (Betty Rae) receives the Senior of the Year award from Mayor Danny Breen.
The Senior of the Year for 2019 has been awarded to Sister Elizabeth Rachel Lee, known by friends and family as Betty Rae.
National Youth Week recognizes youth and their active participation in the community whether it is through theatre, recreation, sport, art, volunteering, leadership or community engagement.
We're celebrating that we've achieved the highest level of quality and safety in children's sport and recreation programs with FREE community events!

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

Poet Laureate Mary Dalton has partnered with 93.5 CHMR-FM to create and produce a poetry podcast called Flahoolic. Several episodes are currently available, with more scheduled for release.
Due to the St. John’s Day holiday on Monday, June 24, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling collection is going ahead Monday.
In July, construction will begin for the next phase of the Victoria Park Revitalization project. Construction on this phase is expected to take approximately five months.
Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Polina Road and Peet Street, staring on July 2 and continuing until November 30, 2019. This is required for construction work to...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from June 17th to 21st under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...
To complete the Linegar Avenue Upgrading Project, the road may be reduced at times to one shared lane.  Motirists in the area may experience delays.  Flagpersons will be on site to direct traffic....

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The following appeals under the City of St. John’s Building By-law will be heard by the Appeal Board on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Conference Room A, fourth floor, City Hall at 12:15 p.m.  ...
The City of St. John's is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations which would amend the Commercial Mixed Use (CM) Zone to allow additional Building Height, Floor Area...
The Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Bike St. John’s Advisory Committee: a general public member who identifies as 'a beginner/occasional cyclis'; and a...

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2019 Schedule for Committee of the Whole.   The Committee of the Whole is held every second Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 10 New Gower St. This...
Date: Jun 26  10:00 am - 9:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Art Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists...
Balance. Mobility. Fall Safety. Friendships.   Functional Fitness is for adults ages 55+. Low impact, entertaining class in our convenient location attached to Quidi Vidi's Dominion...

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