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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s is registering for day camps on June 11, 2020. Citizens are reminded to ensure their RecConnect Account is updated with current information.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 9:30am
“What do you love about your neighbourhood?” That’s the question Mayor Breen is asking the children of St. John’s to respond to in a creative arts contest.
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 1:00pm
In fall 2019 the City of St. John’s recruited a Youth Engagement Action Team to determine how the City can improve youth engagement. A 'What We Heard' document is now available.
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 12:30pm
As the province officially moves to Alert Level 3 in response to COVID 19, impacts on City services are going to be announced as changes occur.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 3:45pm
Canada is a multicultural society where we recognize the value and dignity of Canadians of all races and ethnic groups, languages and religions.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:15pm
The funding announcement made yesterday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in support of municipalities is encouraging to the City of St. John’s. Our City is on the front line of this pandemic...
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 11:00am
The public are invited to re-imagine Churchill Square through an engagement process that will take a holistic look at the area to explore possibilities for improving public space.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:30pm
The scheduled overnight street cleaning in the Downtown begins 12:01 a.m. Monday, June 1. Vehicles must be removed from streets scheduled for cleaning from midnight to 7 a.m.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Starting on Sunday evening, May 31 and continuing for approximately four days, flushing of the Petty Harbour Long Pond water transmission main will occur overnight between 11:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:45pm
Effective today (May 27) and continuing for the remainder of 2020, the City of St. John’s is waiving new residential and commercial permit fees for some construction projects. See details...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 8:45am
From now until June 19, the City of St. John’s invites feedback on the current and future level of service for sidewalk snow clearing.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 1:30pm
Construction work to continue upgrading storm sewer infrastructure on Kenmount Road will resume in early June from the area of Peet Street to Pippy Place.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:45am
Effective immediately, the City of St. John’s is lifting its “walk through only” restriction in municipal parks. However, all government restrictions associated with Alert Level 4 are still in effect.
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:30pm
On Wednesday, May 27, City Council will resume Committee of the Whole meetings.
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:00am
Beginning on June 1, the City of St. John’s will resume regular, bi-weekly recycling collection. Yard Waste collection at the curb will also begin June 1.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John’s Annual Streets Rehabilitation Program is underway from May to late fall 2020. Roads and sidewalks throughout the city will be impacted.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s supports the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in a request to the Canadian Government for emergency operating funding for the nation’s municipalities.
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 10:15am
Beginning on Tuesday, May 19, the Residential Drop Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay will also accept bulk garbage items; this is in addition to bagged garbage and metal, announced May 11.
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:45pm
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 18 the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
On Friday, May 15, the city will re-activate the traffic control signals at Rawlins Cross and remove the remaining infrastructure that is currently in place for the pilot project.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 12:45pm
City officials are concerned about behaviour that is contrary to the rules put in place to reopen parks that go against current provincial guidelines for Alert Level 4.
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 1:30pm
On Tuesday, May 5, City Council voted to implement on-street changes that will provide additional space for pedestrians and cyclists to maintain physical distancing.
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 11:00am
Effective Monday, May 11, City of St. John’s Humane Services will resume its low cost cat neuter program and begin offering contactless animal adoptions.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 12:00pm
Municipal parks in St. John's will reopen on May 11, 2020 for walk-through only.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:15am
The Residential Drop Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay will reopen on Monday, May 11 for bagged household garbage and metal only.