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Friday, July 2, 2021 - 10:00am
The Downtown Pedestrian Mall officially opens today, July 2, from noon to 10 p.m. daily, until September 6. Learn more about parking and transportation options...
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 10:00am
Due to the holiday on Thursday, July 1, all City offices and facilities will be closed.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 11:30am
On July 1, City Council are asking residents to take this time to reflect, and to acknowledge the importance of working together to build a stronger Canada.
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 3:45pm
City Council meetings scheduled during July and August occur bi-weekly as part of the summer schedule.
Monday, June 28, 2021 - 10:00am
Throughout the summer, the City of St. John’s is hosting events to celebrate our City, our residents, and the diverse cultures of people in our community.
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 2:15pm
"On behalf of City Council and staff, I extended heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of former Mayor Andy Wells on his recent passing," - Mayor Breen
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 12:00pm
A recent public engagement process proposed a pedestrian-only zone in the ‘inner gut’ of Quidi Vidi Village. The 'What We Heard' document is available.
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 11:00am
The fourth phase of the Water Street Infrastructure Improvement Project from Clift’s-Baird’s Cove to Job’s Cove/Prescott Street is complete a few days ahead of schedule.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 9:30am
The Visitor Information Centre at 348 Water Street will open seasonally from Friday, July 2 to Friday, October 8. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 12:00pm
Due to the June Holiday on Monday, June 21, most offices and facilities will be closed. Residents are encouraged to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:30am
The City will be once again using the Vote-By-Mail system for the 2021 election on Tuesday, September 28.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 2:30pm
The municipalities of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, and Conception Bay South are collaborating and exploring ways to combine their individual strengths to create regional economic opportunities.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:30am
Between May and October the City of St. John’s conducts water main flushing to clean water mains and bring the highest quality drinking water to residents.
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 12:15pm
In place of St. John’s Days, this year Council has decided to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD), which takes place annually on June 21. St. John’s Days will be discontinued.
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 9:45am
The NL Highway Traffic Act has laws covering driving over fire hoses and following emergency vehicles.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s has begun the process of mailing assessments to residential and commercial property owners. 2022 is the first year in a new two-year assessment cycle.
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 12:30pm
City Council has approved a request from the Bowring Park Foundation to support the construction of a labyrinth in the proposed location known as the ‘Squires Property’ in the west end of the park.
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:30am
City Council is considering implementing a pedestrian-only zone in the ‘inner gut’ as a pilot project over a series of weekends this summer in Quidi Vidi Village.
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 9:15am
Municipalities on the North East Avalon call for resolution
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 9:15am
On Monday, June 7, Council will consider a proposal from Tiffany Village Retirement Residence Partnership to cost-share an upgrade of the Kenny’s Pond Walking Trail to an asphalt surface.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 4:45pm
The proposed St. John’s Heritage By-Law will provide better protection for built heritage, update our heritage standards, and maintain a focus on heritage preservation and protection.
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.