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Monday, March 1, 2021 - 10:45am
Recreation spring program registration is delayed by two weeks and will begin 7 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021. Directional walking in place at Bowring Park.
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00pm
Effective Monday, March 1, 2021 the City of St. John’s will resume curbside recycling collection.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm
Throughout the year, the City of St. John's celebrates and recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams, groups and businesses in a variety of areas.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00am
At the Committee of the Whole meeting today, Council received the 2020 Annual Report on the City’s 10-year strategic plan, Our City Our Future.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 11:15am
On Wednesday, February 24, City Council will discuss the potential use of city-owned vacant land for affordable housing during its Committee of the Whole (COTW) meeting.
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:00pm
Each year on Heritage Day, the City of St. John’s presents the annual Heritage Awards to recognize individuals, businesses and institutions for outstanding efforts in heritage restoration.
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:00pm
The public consultation process now underway for Kelly’s Brook Shared-Use Path will be extended to February 28.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 3:00pm
Today, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) has its first confirmed case of COVID-19 amongst front-line staff.
Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 11:45am
Recycling collection cancelled for two weeks
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 10:45am
Latest COVID-19 update due to Alert Level 5 restrictions...
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 1:45pm
Given current special measures and the public’s inability to renew parking permits, the City of St. John’s will honour 2020 parking permits that would have expired in February.
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 10:30am
The City has two confirmed cases of COVID-19 at City Hall and the Municipal Depot. A number of staff are self-isolating, due to close contacts.
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 11:30am
Economic Review 2020 reports that economic performance in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) decreased by 2.6% in 2020, in comparison, to an estimated decrease of 5.8% for Canada.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
The following services are impacted by today's special measures...
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s will be holding a virtual information session for downtown businesses regarding the 2021 Downtown Pedestrian Mall on Thursday, Feb 25 at 2 p.m. email specialevents@stjohns.ca...
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 6:00pm
Based on the new guidelines announced today by Public Health officials, the City of St. John’s is closing its swimming pools until further notice.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 11:00am
Recreation facilities and community centres reopen on February 9 at noon. Some recreation programs and services are cancelled, read more...
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 9:45am
Celebrate winter with free activities taking place Feb.19 to 21. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most ChillFest events for 2021 are taking place virtually.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s has issued an extension for the Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a tenant for food/beverage service at the Bannerman Park Canteen.
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 1:45pm
Consultant’s Report on the Sale of Mile One Now with Council; Release to Public Anticipated in Three Weeks
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 2:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department reminds residents of what measures to take before, during and after a storm.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:00am
The public consultation process for Kelly’s Brook Shared-Use Path is now underway. A variety of engagement tools will be used to consult with residents and the city’s advisory committees.
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 11:30am
Committee of the Whole (COTW) meetings are now scheduled to take place every other Wednesday starting at 9:30 a.m.
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 10:30am
The Winter Activity Centre in the North Bank Lodge at Pippy Park is opening for the season at 1 p.m. today (Friday, Jan. 22).
Monday, January 18, 2021 - 10:45am
As part of Budget 2021, fines for parking violations were increased. Amendments to several city by-laws were required before these increases could come into effect.

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