Hot Topics

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Friday, January 8, 2021 - 8:45am
Achievements towards being an effective city that delivers results...
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 9:00am
Achievements towards being a city where people feel connected, have a sense of belonging and are actively engaged in community life...
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 8:45am
Achievements towards being a city with a balanced transportation networks that gets people and goods where they want to go safely...
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:00am
Achieving on our strategy to be a city that is sustainable today and for future generations; economically, environmentally and financially...
Monday, January 4, 2021 - 10:15am
...regardless of the challenges, we demonstrated resilience as a community and hard work as an organization...
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 11:15am
Join the City of St. John's to welcome the new year with fireworks at Quidi Vidi Lake...
Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 12:30pm
The holiday season brings items into our households that we don’t normally have around. Many of these items can be recycled in blue bags and some cannot.
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 10:00am
On behalf of City Council and staff, we wish you a safe holiday season, and a happy and healthy new year.
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 12:30pm
The Loop is just one of the exciting features in this historic neighbourhood...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 2:00pm
This holiday season consider giving the gift of play to a child in need. The REAL Program provides recreation & leisure opportunities to children & youth in financial need.
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 5:00pm
Councillor Lane addresses questions from the media about Budget 2021..
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 1:00pm
...the City has no intention to reduce the number of firefighters on shift at St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD).
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 1:15pm
In October more than 5000 students from all public elementary schools in St. John’s laced up their sneakers to participate in International Walk or Wheel to School Month.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
Individuals, businesses and all stakeholders are needed to share their experiences and contribute their thoughts to help shape St. John's energy future.
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:45pm
The winter 2021 issue of the City Guide is being delivered to residential mailboxes in St. John's this week November 23-27, 2020.
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:00am
Our neighbourhood profiles provide interesting facts on the demographics of each neighbourhood and also maps with key features...
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:15am
If you have rats on your property it doesn’t mean your property is dirty, it means there is shelter and an open food source for them.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 12:15pm
...celebrating the rights of children everywhere.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:30am
There are several options to dispose of fallen leaves; curbside collection in paper yard waste bags takes place until the end of November.
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 11:15am
There are many opportunities to engage with the City this week...
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 2:30pm
Did you know Kent's Pond was named for a former Premier? Read more...
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 7:15pm
The City of St. John’s presented the winners of the 2019 Tourism Awards at individual, private ceremonies at City Hall due to COVID-19 precautions.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00am
The Legion and the City encourage citizens to observe a moment of silence at your front door, to allow residents to pay their respects and to recognize this important day without a mass gathering.
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 1:15pm
Activities to do as a family for remembrance Day this year.
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:30pm
...celebrating the role of planners in creating livable, sustainable communities.