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, February 18, 2014 - 5:45pm
The Mayor has pledged to join the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in continuing to press the Federal Government for a long-term plan and concrete action to address the national housing crisis.
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 6:30pm
The Heritage Area in the City of St. John’s is a unique and vibrant part of our culture. Each year on Heritage Day, the City of St. John’s recognizes individuals and businesses.
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John’s welcomes the Town of Paradise to the Loop in Bannerman Park on Feb. 16, 2014 as part of their Snow and Ice Festival.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 7:30pm
The City reminds residents that drinking alcohol is not tolerated in parks and public spaces. The City is proud to provide safe and enjoyable family-oriented spaces. Click 'read more' to learn more.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 5:45pm
The Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre is one step closer after City Council voted to accept a tender for primary construction of the facility at the Feb. 10 council meeting.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 2:30pm
The 2013 Molson Coors Canada St. John's Athletes and Team of the Year were awarded during a reception at City Hall on Thursday, Feb. 6. Click 'read more' to learn the winners.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 1:30pm
The Government of Canada announced changes to Industry Canada's Antenna Tower Siting Policy on Feb. 5, which address some of the concerns previously raised by St. John’s City Council.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 5:30pm
An exciting addition to the Snow Daze annual celebration is the official opening of the Bannerman Loop taking place on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. For more details click 'read more'.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 6:00pm
Come meet your “purrfect” match, as the City of St. John’s Humane Services Animal Care and Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line hosts Kitty Bachelor Night, Thursday, Feb. 20 from 12 to 7 p.m.
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 3:15pm
In a city-to-city combat like no other, St. John's and Mount Pearl councillors & staff are gearing up for a match of skill, speed and strategy to raise funds for charity. Click 'read more' for details
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 12:45pm
Growth in population and personal income resulted in solid increases in retail sales in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) in 2013. Click 'read more' to access the full report.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 7:45pm
Expansion of the St. John’s Convention Centre is well under way and residents can watch the construction live via a webcam, and pictures in a photo gallery, on the City's website. Click 'read more'.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 7:45pm
Ice rebuilding efforts at The Loop, Bannerman Park, are being hampered by unauthorized use at night. The public are asked to refrain from skating there until it's reopen. Click 'read more' for details
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
The expense disclosures from all candidates of the 2013 municipal election can be view by clicking 'read more'.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 7:15pm
Mayor Dennis O’Keefe is clarifying recent misunderstandings that the new harbour fence has hindered snow removal operations.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 8:15pm
Recent rain, wind and temperatures have resulted in the closure of The Loop until ice resurfacing is completed. To learn more details about conditions needed to resurface The Loop click 'read more'.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 3:30pm
The recent freeze/thaw cycle in the City has led to some damage to City roads which the Department of Public Works is now addressing. Click 'read more' to learn how to report road damage to the City.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 8:00pm
Each year the City of St. John’s awards grants to local organizations in support of their work to organize and deliver special events and festivals. Click 'read more' to learn more detail.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 7:45pm
The City of St. John’s has begun installation of new digital parking meters in the Churchill Square and Downtown areas.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 7:45pm
The City of St. John’s is now accepting nominations for the annual Certificates of Recognition for Outstanding Work on Buildings in Heritage Areas. Click 'read more' to learn the details.
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 5:45pm
Deputy City Manager of Community Services, Jill Brewer, has been named one of the Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity for 2013. Click 'read more' to learn more.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 6:15pm
For streets outside the designated downtown area the winter On-Street Parking Ban is in effect daily from 12:30 to 7:30 a.m., regardless of weather or street conditions.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 7:00pm
The City of St. John’s continues to conserve electricity in support of NL Hydro’s request for all organizations to play their part during this energy challenge.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 6:00pm
The City of St. John’s is actively removing snow from as many fire hydrants as possible but is asking residents for their assistance.
Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 7:00pm
Please be advised that the City of St. John's has closed its warming centre in the Foran/Greene Room on the fourth floor of City Hall.

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