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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Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's is seeking nominations for the annual Tourism Awards by 4 p.m. April 13, to be presented during National Tourism Week May 27 to June 2.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:15am
At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11 Standard Time returns to Daylight Savings Time. When you change your clocks also change your smoke alarm batteries - your life depends on it!
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 9:45am
On Monday, March 5, City Council voted to approve $1,259,850 in grants to 174 community organizations and individuals, including 35 new applicants for 2018.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 3:15pm
Today, St. John’s City Council voted to approve the Annual Capital Budget for 2018. The plan includes approximately $23 million for capital projects.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
Today, City Council voted to award the tender for the first phase of a five year project to rehabilitate water and sewer infrastructure on Water Street. Work is set to begin in early April.
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:30am
Nominations for the Building Healthy Communities volunteer recognition awards are open and accepted up to 4 p.m. Friday, March 16.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 3:30pm
Over the next few weeks residents of St. John’s may be contacted to participate in the City’s first ever Citizen Satisfaction Survey.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:30am
The Heritage Financial Incentives Program aims to conserve heritage resources by assisting property owners to maintain buildings and homes located in the City's Heritage Areas.
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:30pm
Each year on Heritage Day, the third Monday in February, the City of St. John’s takes a moment to recognize individuals and businesses for their outstanding heritage restoration efforts.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 3:45pm
Today, Council’s Committee of the Whole voted for approval-in-principle on six proposed traffic pilot projects for 2018.
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:30pm
The City of St.John’s congratulates the nominees for the 2017 St. John’s Athlete and Team of the Year. Winners will be announced at a reception being held tonight at City Hall.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Economic Review 2017 reports that economic performance in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) was subdued in 2017.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:00am
Responding to calls from the public to establish a Municipal Auditor General to improve the City’s governance, the City is set to establish a panel to review and advise on the best governance process.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:45pm
On Wednesday, Jan. 31, City Council will be presented with a Paid Parking Management Strategy at the regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole Meeting.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:30am
St. John’s ChillFest is a community-wide celebration of winter, with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 14-18.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:15am
There has been much speculation recently about whether or not there will be a hockey franchise at Mile One for the 2018-19 season.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 3:45pm
To enhance snow clearing and improve accessibility downtown, a new pilot parking restriction will be in place 3:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Today, the City of St. John's and partners Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the Iris Kirby House announce the start of the Pet Safe Keeping Program.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:45am
The City released a ‘What we Heard’ document following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:15pm
The campaign contributions and expenses disclosure statements for the 2017 City of St. John’s Municipal Election are now available online.
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:15pm
To enhance snow clearing and accessibility in the downtown, the City is introducing a new parking restriction from 3:30 to 6:30 a.m. daily on Water St. and Duckworth St. beginning mid-January.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 11:45am
Downtown Heritage Areas are the heart and soul of St. John's and these awards recognize property owners for their work in rehabilitating, restoring and celebrating our rich built heritage.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
Some City of St. John's facilities and services schedules are modified during the holidays.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 10:00am
Construction will begin in the coming weeks to replace the existing Goulds Sewage Pumping Station located at 557 Main Road. A new modernized facility will be built adjacent to the old facility.
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City of St. John’s will establish a panel to review and advise on the best governance process for its Internal Audit function.

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