Hot Topics

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 the hot topics 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, June 28, 2022 - 11:45am
The new web page provides the opportunity for residents to provide input and view the status of applications as they move through the City’s approval process.
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 3:30pm
On July 1, come to Quidi Vidi for a live concert at the bandstand at 8 p.m. featuring Arthur O’Brien and Fred Jorgensen of The Navigators.
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 12:45pm
Join the City of St. John’s as we celebrate our community and culture on Canada Day.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John’s recognizes June 21, 2022, as National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is an opportunity to learn about the diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of Indigenous People.
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s Recreation division is hosting Seniors Party in the Park on Wednesday, July 20, from 1-4 p.m. on the lawn by the Bowring Park Bungalow.
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s is looking for crossing guards to join our team. If you’re looking for a part-time employment in the community, this may be the right job for you.
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 9:15am
If you're walking your dog anywhere within City limits, they must be on a leash for the safety of your pet and other residents.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 3:00pm
There is space available in some children and youth recreation programs.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 11:00am
The theme of this year’s National Accessibility Week is 'Inclusive from the start'.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11:45am
We are looking forward to welcoming older adults and seniors 50+ back on the bus, with 15 bus tours scheduled from June to September 2022.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11:30am
The City offers many programs that provide an opportunity to meet new people, socialize or try something new.
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 12:30pm
The Visitor Information Centre is open seven days per week, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 348 Water Street.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 1:45pm
The City’s Fraud Hotline and Policy is intended to safeguard the City’s assets, funds and information from fraudulent activity.
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 2:30pm
Thank you to Clean St. John’s, city residents, staff, members of council,and the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure for doing your part to pick up litter and help to clean up.
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 1:45pm
..seeking an artist team to create a mural on Harvey Road.
Monday, May 16, 2022 - 1:00pm
Residents of St. John's can book a free curbside collection appointment for bulk and metal waste.
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 3:45pm
The scheduled overnight street cleaning in the Downtown will now take place with new times between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 9:00am
We have launched a public engagement process to collect feedback for the Canada Drive Active Transportation & Road Safety Improvement project.
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 3:00pm
Recognizing all our employees do that directly impacts the daily lives of our residents.
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s and partners throughout North America recognize Drinking Water Week by acknowledging the different ways tap water is “There When You Need It.”
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 10:15am
May 1-7 is International Compost Awareness Week. The City of St. John’s works with partners MMSB and MUN Botanical Garden to provide a backyard compost course.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 10:15am
The Facility Engineering team have been hard at work overseeing the design and construction for the replacement for the Mews Community Centre.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:45am
If you live on Canada Drive or you are interested in walking, running, cycling or wheeling and want to shape the future of active transportation, The City of St. John’s wants to hear from you.
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 1:15pm
Registration will open for summer recreation programs on Thursday, May 5 at 7 a.m.
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 9:30am
Due to the high amount of rainfall and wind we experience, it is important for City residents to be prepared for 72 hours in the event of an emergency.