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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Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 12:45am
Over the past few months the City of St. John's has been seeking the public's input into its Municipal Plan Review - Envision St. John's.
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 9:00am
The RNC were present at the Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre this morning conducting an investigation into a suspicious package that was subsequently determined to be a homemade explosive device.
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 3:30pm
City of St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe is speaking out regarding the new Wastewater System Effluent Regulations announced by the federal government.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 3:30am
The City of St. John's is pleased to announce that the Next Up! program - an initiative to enlist the participation of 19-35 year olds on City advisory committees - has made several appointments.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 11:45am
The Quidi Vidi Village Plantation has officially opened its doors.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's, Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Culture, is celebrating Tourism Awareness Week with the presentation of the 21st annual City of St. John's Tourism Awards.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 7:00am
The majority of the $10 million budget surplus from the 2010 financial year will be directed towards dealing with the City's aging water transmission mains.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 4:15am
The City of St. John's has been taking a long-term strategic view towards development within the City and it is clear that development above the 190-metre contour will be necessary in the future.
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John's is pleased to announce that Thaddeus (Ted) Dreher is the winner of the 2nd annual Senior of the Year Award.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 4:45am
The St. John's Regional Fire Department recently received a glowing review by the Fire Underwriter's Survey, an independent national organization which audits Fire Departments.
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 7:15am
With summer fast approaching, the St. John's Regional Water Services Committee is launching its 'Save A Drop' campaign to encourage residents in the region to conserve water.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 7:15pm
In an effort to curb the issue of illegal waste disposal within the boundaries of the City of St. John's, Council has decided to hire security patrol services.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:30am
The City of St. John's invited media to view a new home which illustrates the City's energy reduction strategy.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 5:45am
Mayor Dennis O'Keefe is concerned with the recent announcement by the federal government that the Canada Border Services Agency position of District Director for this province is being eliminated.
Monday, April 9, 2012 - 6:15am
The City of St. John's has responded to the concerns of residents on both New Gower and Waldegrave Streets who may be impacted by the planned expansion of the St. John's Convention Centre.
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 5:15am
If you have an Internet-enabled smartphone or a tablet, you can now have the City of St. John's garbage, recycling and special waste collection details at your fingertips.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 6:00am
To keep our economic recovery on-track, the 2012 federal budget must jump-start new construction in Canada's tight rental housing market, says Mayor Dennis O'Keefe.
Friday, March 16, 2012 - 6:15am
For the second year in a row, the port city of St. John's has won an award for its outstanding port welcome.
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 4:15am
The City of St. John's is calling upon the provincial government to halt its practice of charging municipalities HST.
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 4:15am
More than 100 residents helped the City of St. John's launch its Municipal Plan Review with the Mayor's Symposium on Saturday, Feb. 25 at City Hall.
Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 9:15pm
The Heritage Area is a unique and vibrant part of our culture and each year on Heritage Day the City takes a moment to recognize individuals and businesses for their outstanding restoration efforts.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 12:45am
The City of St. John's Municipal Plan review process will be steered by an Advisory Group comprised of citizen volunteers from community organizations and the general public.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 1:00am
The City of St. John's will spend over $21 million in its 2012 Capital Budget, which was approved at its City Council meeting on Jan. 30.
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 1:00am
The fifth annual Access St. John's Client Satisfaction Survey Results report shows that residents and businesses continue to have a positive experience when using Access St. John's.
Friday, January 6, 2012 - 4:45am
The City of St. John's has released the "St. John's Amalgamation Review 2011 Report" prepared by Stantec Consulting Ltd., and the final version submitted to the City in October, 2011.

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