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The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Today, St. John’s City Council reported on progress towards achieving strategic priorities in the 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 20.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
The City of St. John’s Rental Team, a sub-committee of the Affordable Housing Working Group, are hosting an information session for landlords.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:30am
Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
The water conservation order is now lifted for all residents of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove St. Phillips and CBS. Reservoir levels are returning to normal.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:15am
The warming centre will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 13
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:15am
Due to a technical issue a water conservation order is in effect immediately for all residents of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove St. Phillips and CBS.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 10:30pm
The shelter at the St. John’s Recreation Centre, Buckmaster’s Circle will close at 11 p.m. tonight, and will re-open as a warming centre at 8 a.m. tomorrow (Monday, March 13).
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 5:30pm
Consider going beyond the basics of disaster preparedness with the following fire safety tips offered by the SJRFD...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
The City of St. John’s will open a shelter to provide a warm space, cots, snacks and hot beverages.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
City crews have been out since 5:30 a.m. addressing issues with damaged traffic signals...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 12:45pm
Inspections Services encourages you to check your property carefully for damages...
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 8:15pm
All occupied buildings that are currently without power and are equipped with a fire alarm system are required to implement a fire watch immediately.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
Due to power outages throughout the City of St. John’s, the City will open a warming centre at the Foran/Green Room, City Hall, 10 New Gower Street, from at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 12.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
UPDATE 7:30 pm New Gower Street is now re-open.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2:15pm
Economic Review 2016 reports that economic performance in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) was mixed in 2016.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:45am
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind everyone that as you change clock settings ahead this weekend, take an extra few moments to change your smoke alarm batteries.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:15am
The City of St. John's and the Government of Canada have announced a major investment of $2.6 million dollars for improvements to public transportation in St. John’s.
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00am
The Heritage Financial Incentives Program aims to conserve heritage resources by assisting property owners to maintain buildings and homes located in the City's Heritage Areas.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:15am
The City of St. John’s built heritage is a significant part of the City’s culture. Each year, the City recognizes individuals and businesses for heritage restoration efforts.
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all citizens to practice the following safety tips during a power outage.
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 1:45pm
Today the City of St. John’s announced its participation in the Canada 150 Community Leaders network. Councillor Jonathan Galgay and human rights activist Remzi Cej were named.
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:00am
Residents of St. John’s are invited to enter a random draw to win tickets to regular games and playoff games during the Tim Horton’s Brier. Email communications@stjohns.ca to enter.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 2:30pm
The City of St.John’s is hosting an information session for homeowners interested in learning more about saving money on home heating costs or about funding for home repairs and modifications.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John's is hosting a neighbourhood information session about the new design of Century Park at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21 at The Lantern,35 Barnes Road.

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