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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 the hot topics 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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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11:45am
We are looking forward to welcoming older adults and seniors 50+ back on the bus, with 15 bus tours scheduled from June to September 2022.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11:30am
The City offers many programs that provide an opportunity to meet new people, socialize or try something new.
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 12:30pm
The Visitor Information Centre is open seven days per week, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 348 Water Street.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 1:45pm
The City’s Fraud Hotline and Policy is intended to safeguard the City’s assets, funds and information from fraudulent activity.
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 2:30pm
Thank you to Clean St. John’s, city residents, staff, members of council,and the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure for doing your part to pick up litter and help to clean up.
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 1:45pm
..seeking an artist team to create a mural on Harvey Road.
Monday, May 16, 2022 - 1:00pm
Residents of St. John's can book a free curbside collection appointment for bulk and metal waste.
Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 3:45pm
The scheduled overnight street cleaning in the Downtown will now take place with new times between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 9:00am
We have launched a public engagement process to collect feedback for the Canada Drive Active Transportation & Road Safety Improvement project.
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 3:00pm
Recognizing all our employees do that directly impacts the daily lives of our residents.
Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s and partners throughout North America recognize Drinking Water Week by acknowledging the different ways tap water is “There When You Need It.”
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 10:15am
May 1-7 is International Compost Awareness Week. The City of St. John’s works with partners MMSB and MUN Botanical Garden to provide a backyard compost course.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 10:15am
The Facility Engineering team have been hard at work overseeing the design and construction for the replacement for the Mews Community Centre.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:45am
If you live on Canada Drive or you are interested in walking, running, cycling or wheeling and want to shape the future of active transportation, The City of St. John’s wants to hear from you.
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 1:15pm
Registration will open for summer recreation programs on Thursday, May 5 at 7 a.m.
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 9:30am
Due to the high amount of rainfall and wind we experience, it is important for City residents to be prepared for 72 hours in the event of an emergency.
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 4:00pm
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is celebrating the 71st annual Mental Health Week from May 2-8, 2022.
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 1:30pm
National Youth Week celebrates youth, their achievements and their commitment to our communities.
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:45pm
Many of our Recreation programs have space this spring.
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 4:00pm
The City of St. John’s is proud to acknowledge the hundreds of volunteers we have working in a variety of roles. Thank you for your commitment and dedication.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 11:30am
The City of St. John's has implemented numerous services and programs to protect our natural environment and to ensure wise use of resources.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:30am
The REAL Program would like to thank Universal Corporate Wear (UCW) for raising $3,200 through the sale of shirts for Pink Shirt Day.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 12:15pm
If you own a Heritage property you can apply for maintenance or conservation grants through the Heritage Financial Incentives Program.
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 11:00am
There are things you can do to encourage healthy growing for your trees and shrubs.
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 1:15pm
April 10 to 17 is Animal Care and Control Officer Appreciation Week!