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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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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
As part of the program review process and Budget 2017 preparation, the City of St. John’s has released a proposed list of fee changes for programs and services.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heritage Awards for outstanding work on heritage buildings and other buildings in the City’s heritage areas.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 1:15pm
This week the City of St.John’s is celebrating National Child Day. Mayor O’Keefe and City Councillors will be joined by the winners of the Meet the Mayor contest today, to kick off the celebration.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Today the City of St. John’s released ‘What We Heard’ during the five-month budget consultation process. The document reflects key themes and priority areas identified by residents & stakeholders.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 12:45pm
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Friday, Nov. 11, all City offices and facilities including the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 9:15am
On Tuesday, Nov. 22, the City of St. John’s will host its sixth annual Affordable Housing Forum. This year’s theme is ‘Supporting Successful Tenancies – Where Do You Fit?’
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 3:15pm
On November 3, members of St. John’s City Council welcomed tourism leaders from throughout the city to the twenty-fifth Annual Tourism Awards presentation at City Hall.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 2:15pm
The City of St.John's commends Infrastructure Canada for their promise to provide funding to communities.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up program in collaboration with Tree Canada and Communities in Bloom announced that the City of St. John's has been awarded a $25,000 grant for tree planting.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Phase three of the City’s program review process is now complete, resulting in $7,066,624 in potential operating savings in 2017 and $7,060,141 in 2018.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 4:30pm
On the direction of the Mayor, the City Solicitor has hired an independent investigator to look into an allegation of harassment...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 1:45pm
St. John’s staff and City Council are coming to a neighbourhood near you for My City Days starting Tues, Oct. 18. Drop in style information and engagement sessions about City services.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 11:45am
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, Humane Services is hosting a microchip clinic for privately owned pets (cats and dogs) of St. John’s residents.
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 2:00pm
Affordable housing is a critical issue for the City of St. John’s. We want St. John’s to be a vibrant, inclusive and thriving city with a wide range of affordable housing options.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:00am
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct.10 all City offices and facilities including the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed. There is no waste collection on Monday.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 4:15pm
Today, at the weekly City Council meeting, Barbara Howlett will receive the City of St.John’s Senior of the Year Award, sponsored by Kenny’s Pond Retirement Living.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:30am
The Visitor Information Centre at 348 Water Street will be closed for the season beginning on Friday, Oct. 7.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:30pm
St. John’s City Council has approved new ward boundaries that will come into effect for the 2017 municipal election.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:45am
The second phase of the City’s program review has identified a potential $4,705,612 in savings for 2017, increasing to $4,876,239 for 2018.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 11:15am
On Wednesday, Sept. 21 the City of St. John's and partners will celebrate National Tree Day with a tree planting ceremony and BBQ in Victoria Park beginning at 11 a.m., all are welcome.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00am
The City is coordinating a survey of landlords in partnership with the Affordable Housing Working Group, Rental Team. Participants will be entered in a draw for a $500 home improvement gift card.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 5:00pm
On Saturday, September 10, the City’s Parks and Open Spaces division became aware of the large number of dead fish in the Waterford River and the Bowring Park Duck Pond.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s has awarded the contract for the design of the new community market at the former Metrobus location on Freshwater Road to Fougere Menchenton Architecture.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
The RFP for a free outdoor concert and celebration on New Year’s Eve will now close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 8.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 5 all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Labour Day.

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