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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:15pm
The City is offering free parking to veterans who have a veteran's license plate displayed on their vehicle from Monday, Nov. 4 to Friday, Nov. 8, leading up to Remembrance Day.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:45pm
The City of St. John’s Grant Program provides financial and other resources to organizations and/or individuals whose application support the City’s strategic directions.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 12:45pm
The SJRFD wishes to remind residents of the importance of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting the clocks back this weekend.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:45am
St. John’s City Council is pleased to announce that Regular Meetings of Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings, starting this morning, will be available to the public via live webcast
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all residents that fire risks can be avoided by following Halloween fire safety tips.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s is recruiting a team of residents, ages 15 to 35, for a Youth Engagement Action Team to help the city better understand why youth do not actively engage in civic matters
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Today, members of St. John’s City Council, provincial government representatives and residents of St. John’s celebrated the grand opening of the Kenmount Terrace Community Centre and Park.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:45pm
During spring 2019 the City engaged with the public to ask ‘What’s Next for Bowring Park?’ Results of the engagement process are now available in a ‘What We Heard’ document at
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 14 all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Monday, Oct. 14.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:15pm
The City of St. John’s is changing lane designations at the Kelsey Drive, Goldstone Street and Team Gushue Highway (TGH) interchange, to improve traffic flow in the area.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John’s recently mailed a portion of the 2020 Notices of Assessment to property owners, showing an incorrect base date of January 1, 2020. The correct base date is January 1, 2017.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 1:15pm
City Council voted to revise committee assignments for the next two years. These changes strive to improve efficiency at the committee level and enhance overall governance and accountability.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:30pm
Open houses take place at the West End, Mount Pearl and Paradise Fire Stations from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 to celebrate Fire Prevention Week.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 2:15pm
On Friday, Sept. 27 a planned power outage at City Hall will impact City services until 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29. The City is working on a maintenance project.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
The Newfoundland Growlers and the St. John’s Edge announced today that they have reached an Agreement in Principle for a 10 year lease extension with the City of St. John’s and SJSEL.
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
City Council has recently approved a parcel of land for potential redevelopment as affordable housing at 28 Eric Street which includes the Eric Street Community Garden.
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:45pm
The damaged section of Allandale Road is temporarily repaired to allow traffic flow; the southbound curb lane remains closed until paving is completed this week.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:00pm
The City of St. John's and St. John's Sports and Entertainment Ltd. (SJSEL) would like to provide an update on the current offer to the Edge and the Growlers.
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:45pm
A ‘What We Heard’ document from the second phase of public engagement for the Public Transit Review was released today.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 4:45pm
The Fire Department is asking motorists to avoid Mount Scio Road due to safety and traffic concerns related to a fire in the area. Traffic is becoming congested.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 2 all City offices and facilities will be closed. There is no waste collection on Labour Day.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 4:45pm
The City’s Ticketing By-Law Amendment is to address issues with vehicles parking in timed parking areas in excess of the set time limit. The fine for parking illegally in a timed free area is $50.
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 1:30pm
The City of St. John’s is engaging with the public on the redesign of the organization’s website. An online survey, available at
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
On Monday, August 19, City Council awarded a contract for the supply of new pay stations and parking meters to Cale Canada in partnership with EDC Corporation.
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 2:45pm
Public engagement on a proposed replacement location for the H.G.R Mews Community Centre at Mundy Pond Park took place in July. The ‘What We Heard’ document is now available online.