Living in St. John's

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.
United Way Day of Caring volunteers to REAL from Public Prosecution Services Canada
The REAL Program is immensely grateful to the volunteers from Public Prosecution Services of Canada who gave our sports equipment library a thorough and much needed cleaning after a season of use.
It's been one year since the Paul Reynolds Community Centre opened its doors to the public...
image with green background and text Our City Our Future with stylized O from the St. John's corporate logo
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
Senior of the Year 2018 in Council Chambers with Mayor
City Council have presented the 2018 Senior of the Year Award to Mr. Joseph Pearcey.

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.

On Wednesday June 20, the City of St. John’s and the Association for New Canadians (ANC) open a new photo exhibit in the Wyatt Hall. Open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 21 to July 9.
Should the city have a Municipal Auditor General? Panel conducts public engagement...
The first phase of the five-year project to rehabilitate 100-year-old infrastructure on Water Street is nearing completion with all the underground work on schedule to be complete by June 30.

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Residents of St. John's are advised that due to a watermain break, Shea Heights and area will have little to no water. Crews are in the area and expect work to be complete by 8p.m. today, Wednesday,...
The City of St. John's wishes to advise the public of a lane closure for Ruby Line (West bound lane) between Robert E. Howlett Dr. and Diamond Marsh Dr. scheduled to happen on Monday, June 18, 2018 ...
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...

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The City of St. John's has received an application from Gibraltar Development Ltd. to rezone 21-29 and 37 Malka Drive to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone. The purpose of the rezoning is to...
An application has been submitted to rezone land at 132 Ladysmith Drive from the Residential Narrow Lot (RNL) to the Residential Kenmount (RK) Zone. The purpose of the application is to allow for a...
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted requesting permission to convert a portion of the main floor (35.72m2) at 722 Water Street from Commercial Use into a Dwelling Unit.    Information...

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Celebrating and inspiring independent film! The Nickel Independent Film Festival, June 19-23, celebrates the independent spirit of filmmaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is our 18th...
Members of the public are welcome to attend a meeting of Council in Committee of the Whole. The agenda is available here.    For additional information, please contact the Office of...
Learn how to reduce stress and anxiety, how to change the way you feel, and how we sabotage our success with tips to control our thoughts. With Presenter Gary Summers. AC Hunter Public Library,...

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