Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 02:29 PM
Achieving our affordable housing goals requires creativity in the housing market. These means offering diverse housing options that meet the needs of residents while integrating into our unique neighbourhoods.
But where to start?
If you have an interest in this market and want to learn more about emerging approaches in housing, you will want to attend an upcoming session, hosted by the City.
TheInnovative Housing Design Information Sessionon March 28, 2023 from 10 a.m.to 12 noon at the Foran...
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 04:08 PM
Today, Joanne Thompson, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety,announcedthat St. John’s will receive up to $1,828,979.23 from the Building Safer Communities Fund to prevent gun crime and gang violence in the city. This funding will help address the underlying conditions that give rise to crime. It will support community-led projects to prevent violence among young people who are involved in gangs, or at risk of joining...
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 12:42 PM
The Spring 2023 City Guide is now availableonlineand will be delivered to your mailboxes this week, February 20 to 24.
In this issue read about how clear bags increased recycling participation over the past year and using shared use paths in the city. Learn about scheduled bulk and metal waste pick-ups this spring as well as caring for your trees and shrubs. Find out about the successful 2022 season for cruise ships in St. John's and what 2023 looks like for cruise ship visits. All in this issue...
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 12:34 PM
On Monday, August 22,thousands of fanscrowded the streets of downtown St. John’s to get a glimpse of Stanley Cup champion Alex Newhook. Alex spent his day with the Cup amongst friends and fans here in St. John’s. At a celebration on George Street that day, Mayor Breen announced plans to commemorate Alex and his stellar career with a mural to be placed outside the DF Barnes Arena.
“Aside from all the hockey accolades, Alex is a remarkable young man with a dedication to local charities and a...
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023 10:06 AM
A comprehensive code of ethics for Councillors and City staff has been on the radar and in the news for many years now.
In 2018, the City received anindependent reportfrom the Honourable Clyde K. Wells, K.C. which recommended we repeal and consolidate various by-laws that applied to City employees and Councillors. A Code of Ethics By-Law was drafted and approved by Council in 2018, but we weren’t able to enact it due to limitations in the City of St. John’s Act.
Then, the Province announced that...