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Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:30am
Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 11 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Waste and recycling will not be collected Monday.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:15pm
The St. John’s Local Immigration Partnership, with support from the City of St. John’s and ACOA, is hosting the My New St. John’s LIVE Expo Event to welcome newcomers.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 9:15am
On Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. the tree debris drop off sites at Quidi Vidi Lake and Bowring Park will close.
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 9:15am
Public engagement is underway to collect feedback from the community regarding City-owned land at 80-90 Empire Ave. A virtual information session is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:45am
The results of the City of St. John's Municipal Election have been officiated by the City Clerk. Congratulations to all individuals who put their name forward.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:15pm
The unofficial results of the City of St. John's Municipal Election are available on the City’s website.
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm
The Senior of the Year for 2021 has been awarded posthumously to Patricia Wright. For well over 50 years Patricia made major contributions to St. John’s.
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, September 28 is Election Day in the City of St. John’s. Satellite drop-off centres will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election day.
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:00am
Most city offices and facilities are closed on Thursday, September 30 to recognize and commemorate the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm
Mundy Pond Park is closed effective immediately until September 2023 to facilitate construction of a new community centre to replace the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021. Municipal buildings and facilities will be closed.
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:15pm
Bannerman Park and the upper portion of Victoria Park are open. Bowring Park opens 4 p.m. today. Tree debris clean up is ongoing in City parks, playgrounds, trails and open spaces.
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:45pm
St. John’s Regional Fire Department and IAFF Local 1075 Partner with Dollar A Day Foundation to Raise Awareness and Funds for Mental Health and Addictions Care
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:15am
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise residents and travelers to expect traffic delays and detours from September 20 to November 30 along Main Road in Goulds, and Bay Bulls Road in Kilbride.
Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 5:00pm
To accommodate the significant amount of tree debris, on Monday, Sept. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. residents may also bring tree debris only to the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility.
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 8:30am
Hurricane Larry caused a significant amount of tree and property damage throughout the City of St. John’s. Residents are asked to avoid travel unless for essential reasons.
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:15pm
Vote by Mail kits have been inducted into the mail system and should be received by residents who registered to vote before Friday, Sept. 17.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 2:30pm
Most economic indicators are expected to post increases this year in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) as activity has, for the most part, rebounded from COVID-19 shutdowns.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 9:00am
Councillor Jamie Korab announces that a lease agreement has been reached with 2001 Investments Limited, bringing a a new professional basketball team to Mile One Centre this fall.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 10:30am
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise residents who are currently in receipt of the 2021 Senior Citizen Tax Reduction that the discount will be automatically extended for tax year 2022.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:00pm
Envision St. John’s Municipal Plan and Development Regulations were given final approval by Council today and are now being forwarded to the Provincial Government.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 9:00am
Public engagement to collect feedback on the Pedestrian Mall, and the Quidi Vidi pedestrian zone is now open.
Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 10:00am
The nomination period for the upcoming municipal election was August 24 to 31. The official candidate list is now available.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 3:15pm
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 6 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Waste and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:30pm
The harassment that is being experienced by Ophelia Ravencroft is completely unacceptable. The public should have the utmost respect for all candidates who are putting their names forward.

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