Living in St. John's

In St. John's dogs and cats are prohibited from running at large. Dogs must be on a leash and under owners control at all times when off the owner's property, including in City parks.
Mayor Danny Breen and Children at the opening of Paul Johnson Memorial Park
Today, Mayor Danny Breen was joined by members of City Council, Mrs. Sally Johnson, and family and friends of the late Paul Johnson for the official opening of the Paul Johnson Memorial Park playgroun
The swimming pool at Bowring Park turns 50 years-old this summer! The City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation are hosting a public celebration at the pool at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11.
Red Cross seeking volunteers
The Canadian Red Cross Society is accepting applications for Emergency Response Team Responder volunteer positions throughout Canada, including in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Admiral Johns points his sword toward a cannon, with text reading This party starts with a bang
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.

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.

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Construction work will be ongoing for the Polina Road Realignment and Kenmount Road Storm Sewer upgrade.  Periodic delays can be expected throughout the remainder of the work.  Traffic on Kenmount...
Portugal Cove Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road for construction work staring on Monday, June 18 continuing until November 30, 2018.   Residential traffic and...
Starting on Monday, June 4, there will be lane reductions at Elizabeth Avenue and Portugal Cove Road for eastbound and westbound traffic on Elizabeth Avenue. The traffic interruption is to...

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A Discretionary Use application has been submitted to add (1) one additional residential unit at 48 Cashin Avenue, thereby creating a five (5) unit multiple dwelling. On-site parking is provided.   ...
Updated to include revised arrival time of the Rotterdam. The Rotterdam with 1404 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port City of St. John’s at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 14 and depart at 8 p.m....
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Belissimo Bistro & Espresso Bar requesting Municipal approval for an Outdoor Eating Area for the Cafe at 123-125 Quidi Vidi Road. Food will...

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Shakespeare By the Sea -  presents  - AS YOU LIKE IT - Shakespeare's ultimate park show. Directed by Paul Rowe A comedy set in the Forest of Arden with the memorable characters...
Gentle Yoga allows you to stretch in a slow and gentle way. Come and learn with us! AC Hunter Library, July 17 at 10 a.m. Call 737-3950 to register.
Attachment Theory is a body of print and textile-based artwork by Lani Burshtein that explores the history, functionality and materiality of knots.  The project was inspired by Newfoundland'...

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