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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 9:15am
The Board of Directors for the 2025 Canada Games Host Society in St. John’s has appointed Karen Sherriffs as Chief Executive Officer. Sherriffs will take on the role effective early 2022.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:15am
From December 1 to March 31 parking is prohibited 24 hours a day on streets designated as ‘No Parking Snow Route. Learn more about winter parking restrictions.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:15pm
This holiday season consider giving the gift of play to a child in need by donating to the REAL Program. It’s easy to donate: online, by telephone or in-person.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:45am
The City's 10-Year Affordable Housing Strategy outlines a commitment to identify city-owned vacant land for potential redevelopment as affordable housing. See the results of public engagement...
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 11:00am
Ring in the holiday season with our 20th annual music and lights celebration at Bowring Park Duck Pond.
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 10:45am
The 2025 Canada Games Host Society Co-Chairs, Kim Keating and Karl Smith, are thrilled to announce the Board of Directors for the 2025 Canada Games in St. John’s.
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 9:15am
Starting on January 1, 2022, garbage put at the curb must be in clear, colourless bags - except for one 'privacy' bag per week.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 9:45am
The City is launching the second and final stage of public consultation for the Resilient St. John’s Community Climate Plan. Attend the virtual info session Dec. 2.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 12:00pm
The agreement is for the return of the Newfoundland Growlers to the Mary Brown’s Centre
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 10:45am
To help reduce downstream flooding impacts, the City is proposing construction of a flow control structure across the outlet of Long Pond.
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 2:15pm
We acknowledge, with gratitude, the outstanding contributions of Rotary for 100 years of community service...
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 1:00pm
Construction for the new community centre in Mundy Pond Park, to replace the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre began in September and is well underway.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 11:45am
Celebrate the merriest time of the year at the first Downtown Holiday Shop and Stroll event happening from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday starting on Nov. 27 to Dec. 11, 2021.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:45pm
Effective Monday, November 22, 2021, the public gallery at St. John’s City Council will reopen with limited capacity and health and safety protocols in place.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s confirms that it received inquiries from reporters on November 17 and 18 regarding a confidential and internal investigation...
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:45am
Since July, the City of St. John’s has been engaging with the public and key stakeholders on budget plans for 2022. Read the What We Heard document online.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 9:15am
What We Heard during public engagement for the Downtown Pedestrian Mall is now available.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 3:15pm
The campaign contributions and expenses disclosure statements for the 2021 City of St. John’s Municipal Election are now available online.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:15am
National Housing Day (November 22) raises awareness that having a safe, secure home is a basic human right and a key pathway out of poverty.
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 12:15pm
At the request of the local taxi industry, City Council voted in favour of a 23% increase in taxi fares, during a City Council meeting. The implementation date for the increase is set for January 3.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 3:00pm
The final phase of the multi-year Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer project that began in 2018 is now complete, with one final layer of surface asphalt to be placed in the spring of 2022.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 10:45am
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Thursday, Nov. 11, all City offices and facilities will be closed. A Remembrance Day ceremony, organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, will be on NTV at 10:55 am.
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 10:15am
November 20 is National Child Day in Canada, a day to celebrate the rights of children everywhere to live happy, healthy lives, and to ensure they reach their full potential.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 9:15am
To read the ‘What We Heard document and all feedback gathered following the Quidi Vidi traffic pilot project, visit
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s is now accepting submissions to its Art Procurement Program. Program details are available on the City’s website.