Living in St. John's

Canada Day Celebrations July 1
The City of St. John’s invites residents and visitors to our Canada Day celebrations on July 1. These events are funded in part by the Government of Canada.
sign at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre with garden plots in the background
The Community Garden at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre has beds/plots available to interested community members.
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.

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.

The Mayors of Mount Pearl, Paradise and St. John’s addressed federal requirements to complete secondary wastewater treatment from the Riverhead Wastewater Treatment Facility by the end of 2020.

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Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to accommodate tour bus operators and other passenger transportation.  Alternate parking options include parking garages at 351 Water...
Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from July 15-19 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could include...
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...

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Location 3 Blackmarsh Road  Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting a Change in Occupancy.  Purpose The proposed business will be for the retail and...
Location 271 Brookfield Road (Old Mill)  Application A change of Non-Conforming Use application has been submitted requesting permission to extend the lounge use within the existing building.  ...
The Sea Princess with 1950 passengers is scheduled to arrive in the Port of St. John’s at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday July 18 and depart at 6:00 p.m.   Please note that ship arrivals and departures are...

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This is a free introductory meditation course offered to everybody in the local community. Meditation helps to relax the body and quiet the restless mind. No prior experience is necessary....
Music @ Harbourside has become a staple of the St. John’s summer. Every Friday at 12:30 p.m. some of the province’s best performers are joined by rising young stars to present a...
Tuesdays and Fridays in July and August 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Where: Level 3 Atrium  Cost: Included With Admission  Drop by The Rooms to meet local artists, have an up-close look at...

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