Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023 01:00 PM
The City of St. John's will be conducting roadside pruning operations beginning November 1 and continuing into the Spring of 2024 in the following areas:
Pruning operations will be performed following arboricultural best practices. The purpose is to prune branches that create sightline issues or interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic. Motorists may experience traffic delays when work is being completed.For questions or concerns,...
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 11:56 AM
An application has been submitted by 91287 Newfoundland & Labrador Inc. to rezone land at 27 Nils Way.Description
The City has received an application from 91287 Newfoundland & Labrador Inc. to rezone land at 27 Nils Way from the Industrial General (IG) Zone to the Industrial Commercial (IC) Zone to enable more retail commercial uses. If the property is rezoned, any use in the IC Zone could be approved, subject to zone standards. A Municipal Plan amendment is not required.
This is part...
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 03:20 PM
A detour will be in place on Duckworth Street starting Thursday, October 26, between Kings Road to Holloway Street to facilitate construction related to the Provincial Government’s National War Memorial refurbishment project.
This work is anticipated to take a few weeks. Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times for businesses in the area and business owners are encouraged to speak to the project representatives on site with any concerns.
Residents are also advised that some on-road...
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 11:32 AM
In honour of World Town Planning Day, the City is hosting a free showing of City Dreamers, a film featuring Blanche Lemco van Ginkel and other pioneer female architects.
Blanche Lemco van Ginkel is an architect and city planner who made a significant contribution to our City. Blache, together with her husband, Sandy van Ginkel, created the Bowring Park Plan for the park’s expansion, which included the design of the Bowring Park Cantilever Bridge. The van Ginkel’s brought on British engineer Ove...
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 10:58 AM
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) anticipates posting a job competition in mid-November 2023, through various media outlets, including the City of St. John’s website (www.stjohns.ca) the City of Mount Pearl website (www.mountpearl.ca), and the Town of Paradise website (www.townofparadise.ca).
The number of Temporary Firefighters to be hired will be determined prior to the interview process.
It is strongly recommended that potential candidates who may be interested in applying for...
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 03:45 PM
The swimming pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre will re-open on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. The water slides will remain closed. Swimming lessons that were missed during the closure will be credited.
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 01:09 PM
The final week of Circular Economy Month looks at the social and economic benefits of circularity.
Transitioning to a circular economy allows societies to move towards a more sustainable and equitable future. By promoting the continuous use of resources through circular business models, the circular economy offers several social and economic opportunities and benefits.
A 2019 report commissioned by Environment and Climate Change Canada found that in just six circular industrial sectors in Canada,...