News

The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 11:00am
Two free public wifi areas will be established in Victoria Park and Bannerman Park, in close proximity to non-market housing locations and street outreach services.
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:30am
Due to the August civic holiday on Monday, August 3, most City offices and facilities will be closed.
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 1:15pm
Residential Parking Permit renewals will be processed by phone starting on Monday, July 27. To renew an expired Residential Parking Permit call 311 or 754-CITY (2489) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 1:00pm
The Kenmount Terrace Community Park splash pad is now open, along with Bowring Park and Bannerman Park. Splash pads are in operation daily from 9 a.m. to dusk.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 9:15pm
See what is happening at Council meetings at your convenience...
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 9:00pm
The City reports regularly on its performance, including actions towards the goals in the strategic plan.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 8:45pm
Our Welcome Centre is here to help you plan your vacation...
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 8:30pm
There are so many things to see and do in historic St. John's, the oldest city in North America.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 8:15pm
Getting around St. John's is easy whether you choose to walk, hire a taxi, drive, take a bus or cycle.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 8:00pm
Throughout the year, the City organizes and supports a number of special events and festivals.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 7:45pm
From dance to film and everything in between, there is non-stop activity that provides an awe-inspiring array of ways to engage with the arts.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 7:00pm
Checklists, zoning guidelines and information on the permitting process...
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 6:30pm
Our Welcome Centre offers support to those starting or operating a business in St. John's...
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 6:30pm
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Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 6:15pm
City's storytelling website shares personal reflections on how residents feel about living in St. John's...
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 6:00pm
Visit our neighbourhood profiles page for information on your community...
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm
Opportunities for further improvement of the Pedestrian Mall are being explored to ensure the mall is inclusive and welcoming for all ages and abilities.
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:45am
The Department of Municipal Affairs has approved the City’s request to observe a civic holiday on Monday, August 3, 2020 to replace the Regatta Day statutory holiday.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:00pm
Due to the Orangemen’s Day holiday on Monday, July 13, most City offices and facilities will be closed. All Recreation centres and outdoor pools are open on Monday.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm
In light of the economic impact the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have, City of St. John’s Council has extended the planned increase on commercial tipping fees at the RHB Waste Management Facility.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s recently mailed a portion of the 2020 Municipal Tax Bills showing an incorrect heading. Revised bills are being issued in the coming weeks.
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John’s has extended the interest free period on residential and commercial property taxes. Also, two changes have been made regarding development applications.
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 3:30pm
The St. John’s Fire Department was originally established in 1895 under the Provincial Government to protect the citizens of St. John’s after the Great Fire of 1892.
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 9:45am
City of St. John’s recreation facilities and community centre’s open Monday, July 6 for day camps and swims in indoor pools.The process to renew expired Residential Parking Permits is being finalized.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 4:00pm
The Water Street Pedestrian Mall will officially open to pedestrian traffic from noon to 10 p.m. daily, from Adelaide Street to Prescott Street, starting Friday, July 3

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