Living in St. John's

Gabrielle MacDonald holding her Canadian Red Cross Rescuer Award as some of her former swim instructors look on
10 year-old Gabrielle MacDonald of St. John’s was recently presented with a Canadian Red Cross Rescuer Award for saving her brother from drowning this past summer.
mom and tot swimming in St. John's pool
Registration for winter recreation programs for residents is ongoing, and begins at 7 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 for non-residents. Learn of available courses in the City Guide or on RECconnect.
New Year's Eve and Canada 150 logo
On Dec. 31 come and join our party ‘It All Starts Here’, and be among the first in North America to ring in the New Year and the launch of Canada 150 celebrations!
Goulds
The City of St. John’s is currently conducting sanitary sewer vapour testing in Goulds, as part of the 2016 sewer assessment work. For details click 'read more'.
dog receiving a microchip via needle administered by vet
The City is hosting the monthly microchip clinic for cats and dogs owned by St. John’s residents from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Animal Care & Adoption Centre, 81 Higgins Line.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

In order to understand how residents in St. John’s feel about cycling in the city, the Bike St. John’s Task Force is conducting a public opinion survey.
St. John’s will present a budget for 2017 on Monday, December 12. In preparation for this budget, Council has been very open about its budget process.
The City of St. John's in partnership with the municipalities of Torbay, Conception Bay South, Paradise and Portugal Cove -St. Phillip’s today released the results of the joint demographic survey.

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Motorists are advised that there is a NEW 10 Ton Weight Restriction on Bay Bulls Road at Waterford Bridge Road Bridge. Please use alternate route until further notice. The City of St. John's...
The City of St. John's Archives and Records Management division, located at the Railway Coastal Museum (495 Water Street), will be closed to the public beginning on Monday, October 24, 2016. The...
Due to unforseen circumstances, this application has been postponed and will go to Council on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. A Discretionary Use applications has been submitted requesting permission to...
Due to unforseen circumstances, this application has been postponed and will go to Council on Monday, January 9, 2017. A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Volcano Bakery requesting...
Due to unforseen circumstances, this application has been postponed and will go to Council on Monday, January 9, 2017. A Discretionary Use application has been submitted requesting permission to...

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LAST CHANCE ...5th ANNUAL GIFT & CRAFT FAIR Sunday, December 11th  10 am - 4pm HOLIDAY INN Admission $3.00/ Kids under 12 free 30 Vendors  Prizes  Yummy Treats...
Visit a professional working artist's studio in downtown St. John's. Exhibition and sale of paintings, original prints, handmade books, and greeting cards.   Open Saturday and...
The Anna Templeton Centre's Annual Christmas Tea & Sale is happening December 9, 10, and 11, 2016: Friday noon - 7 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday noon - 4:30 p.m....

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