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, December 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
Join the City of St. John's as residents come together to ring in the holiday season with bright lights and beautiful song at the duck pond in Bowring Park. To learn more details click 'read more'.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 12:15pm
Winter/Spring Recreation Program registration for residents begins on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. Click 'read more' for details on options available to register for recreation programs.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 4:30pm
The City has implemented a business registration process requiring all commercial enterprises and home-based businesses operating in the City to complete and submit a business registration form.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 3:30pm
An affordable and attainable housing forum titled ‘Make Room in the Boom’ occurs on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Holiday Inn. Click 'read more' for more details.
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 11:15am
National Child Day is Wednesday, Nov. 20. The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day with activities throughout the week of November 16 to 23. Click 'read more' to learn all the events.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 3:15pm
Wondering what City facilities and services are affected by Remembrance Day? Click 'read more' to learn what City services will change due to the holiday.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 10:15am
The City of St. John’s Humane Services Division of the Department of Community Services is encouraging residents to help control the pet population.
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s is seeking submissions from residents and community organizations interested in participating on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Crime Prevention (MACCP).
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 2:45pm
The City is pleased the artwork for permanent placement on the exterior facade of the St. John's Convention Centre has been chosen. Click 'read more' to learn about the artist and other details.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 12:45pm
We are asking parents of young children to complete a two-minute online survey regarding after-school programs. Click 'read more' to access the survey.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:15am
The sites formerly used for leaf drop-offs are closed and the City is taking a new approach to managing residential leaves. Click 'read more' to learn about leaf mulching and curbside leaf collection.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 12:15pm
The St. John's Regional Fire Department is pleased to celebrate the accomplishments of participants of the second annual Camp Ignite firefighting experience program for women. Click 'read more'.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:15pm
Council has determined its new Standing Committee structure for the next two years. Please click 'read more' to see council representation on the committees.
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 3:00pm
The City is holding budget consultations to provide residents and interest groups the opportunity to give input on the City's 2014 budget. Click 'read more' to learn how to provide your input.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 3:30pm
There are temporary 'No Parking - Tow Away' zones in effect in the area around Lester's Farm Market while Pumpkinfest is occuring. Click 'read more' to learn about the free Park and Ride service.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:45am
Due to an increase in kennel cough in the province, the City is recommending dogs receive the kennel cough vaccination before visiting City dog parks. Click 'read more' for more details.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 1:00pm
View the Horizon's exhibit which documents Israel on its 50th anniversary of independence in 1998. The exhibit has been travelling throughout North America, see it at City Hall before November 3.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 3:45pm
Learn what City facilities and services are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, Oct. 14, and which ones are open.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 1:45pm
Learn what Neighbourhood Watch can do to help you connect with neighbours to make a positive difference in your community.
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:30pm
Carnival Legend to Visit the City of Legends
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 2:30pm
Three international oceans-related conferences are taking place in St. John's as part of the eleventh annual Oceans Week. For a list of Ocean Week events click 'read more'.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 10:30pm
The votes have been counted and the residents of St. John’s have elected a new council for the next four-year term. Please click 'read more' to see who got elected.
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:45am
It's not too late to vote. Residents may still drop off their vote to the drop box in front of City Hall or visit a Satellite Drop Off Centre on Election Day to cast their ballot for our next council.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
Economic Development professionals from across Canada will be in St. John’s this week as the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) host their annual conference.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:00am
Three Humane Services Division staff in the Department of Community Services have received their designation as provincial inspectors under the provincial Animal Health and Protection Act.

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