News

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 2:45pm
Today, during City Council meeting, the 2020 Tourism Award (The Legend Award) was presented to Paul Pope of Pope Productions.
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John’s and MusicNL are celebrating and sharing local music through a St. John’s Summer Trail Mix...
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 9:15am
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 24, all City offices and facilities will be closed.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 2:00pm
The City's Carbon Sequestration Naturalization Project will receive approximately $77,900 from Canada and the province to reduce emissions and increase carbon sequestration in parks and open spaces.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm
Council to debate at Committee of the Whole, May 19
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 3:30pm
The plan provides a management framework that aims to implement 4.2% annual reduction in emissions. If St. John’s achieves the implementation of this path, it may reach Net-Zero as early as 2045.
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:30am
Today, Danny Breen, Mayor of the City of St. John’s, and David Diamond, President and CEO of Eastern Health, signed a Memorandum of Understanding towards developing a Healthy City Strategy.
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:00am
The City of St. John’s has partnered with several arts organizations to fund and coordinate a new mural project, unveiled today, at the Avalon Mall in St. John’s.
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:45am
The City is planning improvements to the Kilbride Community Centre and playground area. As the current skatepark adjacent to the baseball field is underutilized, a proposal is being considered....
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 3:15pm
...pump tracks are an effective way to develop biking skills that be used by cyclists of all ages and skill levels.
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 11:30am
"... a unique partnership to cultivate community, economic and entrepreneurial activity all within the context of this historic facility."
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 9:30am
Whether you already have a chiminea or outdoor fireplace or are planning to add one, invest some effort in reviewing outdoor fireplace safety.
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 4:00pm
On Monday, May 3, City Council reviewed and adopted amendments to Envision St. John’s, the City’s municipal plan. The plan and regulations will now be referred to a Commissioner’s hearing.
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:30pm
Today, Mayor Danny Breen proclaimed National Youth Week in the City of St. John's and presented the annual Youth of the Year awards to recipients.
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 9:30am
Residents of St. John's can now book a free curbside collection of bulk and metal waste.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm
Residents of St. John's are now able to purchase and renew your pet licence online. A pet license provides a direct link to the owner’s contact information.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 3:45pm
Today, Councillor Jamie Korab announced that two new businesses will be setting up to provide food and beverage services at Bannerman Park.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:00am
Scheduled overnight street cleaning begins downtown. Vehicles must be removed from streets scheduled for cleaning from midnight to 7 a.m.
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 11:00am
Due to St. George’s holiday on Monday, April 26, the weekly City Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 27 at 3 p.m. Garbage and recycling collection will go ahead on Monday.
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:00am
From May to November, yard waste in paper yard waste bags is collected at the curb on the same day as recycling day.
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John’s, NL has been named the official Host of the 2025 Canada Summer Games.
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:45pm
The 2021 recipients of the City of St. John’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced at the Regular Meeting of Council today. Six grants totaling $135,000 are awarded for 2021.
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:30pm
Today, the Building Healthy Communities Volunteer Awards were presented to Hannah Murphy and Charlie Murphy.
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 11:45am
Phase 3 of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer project is scheduled to begin May 3, 2021.
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:30pm
Businesses planning to build parklets in the downtown core and in Churchill Square are required to maintain a sidewalk width of 2 metres in front of their business.

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