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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.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:15pm
Mayor Danny Breen, Deputy Mayor Sheilagh O’Leary and Councillor Ian Froude (Ward 4) have won by acclamation their respective seats which were uncontested during the nomination process.
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 10:00am
Seniors’ Week offers a full week of free programming which includes virtual and in-person information sessions, bingo, swimming and fitness opportunities. Registration is required.
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 11:00am
Chemicals used to disinfect swimming pools and hot tubs are toxic to aquatic organisms and can be harmful to the natural environment.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 10:30am
A three-year lease has been reached; hockey returning to Mile One in 2021
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 3:15pm
Due to technical issues beyond the City’s control, some callers may receive an error message when dialing 311. You can still reach Access St. John’s by calling 754-CITY (2489).
Monday, August 16, 2021 - 11:45am
The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election is from August 24 to 31.
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:45am
Based on feedback, next week work will begin in Buckmaster's Circle & Mundy Pond Park, and a virtual information session will be held for Denis Lawlor Park in Airport Heights.
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 10:30am
At the August 25 meeting of the Committee of the Whole, Council will consider the feedback received and make any necessary adjustments prior to the approval of the Heritage By-Law.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 1:00pm
At this time, the City of St. John's continues to require masks be worn by staff, and encourages the public to also wear masks, at all indoor City facilities.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 11:15am
The top five ranked issues for participants were safety; mental and physical health; access to food; parks and green spaces; and affordable housing.