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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 11:15am
Today, members of City Council were joined by representatives from the provincial government, Downtown St. John’s, and the George Street Association, to declare the Downtown Pedestrian Mall open.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 11:45am
Today, the City of St. John’s in collaboration with CNIB Frontier Accessibility, a CNIB social enterprise, announced the launch of BlindSquare, a navigation tool being piloted at the Pedestrian Mall.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:45am
Due to the holiday on Fri. July 1, all City offices and facilities will be closed.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 1:45pm
Residents of St. John’s are reminded of a new Fireworks By-Law which states that family fireworks are only allowed on Canada Day from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. the following day.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s has released the summary of ‘What We Heard’ (WWH) during public engagement for the Canada Drive Active Transportation and Road Safety Improvements project.
Friday, June 24, 2022 - 9:45am
Due to the June Holiday on Mon. June 27, most City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will be collected on Monday.
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 11:00am
Canada Day provides an opportunity for people to connect with each other and celebrate our community and country. In Newfoundland and Labrador, July 1 is also Memorial Day, a day of remembrance.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s will be implementing a pedestrian-only zone in Quidi Vidi Village over weekends in the summer starting on July 1 until September 5, 2022.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 10:30am
The City of St. John's invites the public to recognize World Refugee Day by viewing a new photography exhibit by the Association for New Canadians (ANC) in Wyatt Hall, City Hall.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - 2:30pm
The Downtown Pedestrian Mall opens on Thu. June 30, from noon to 10 p.m. daily, until September 5.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - 10:15am
Today, the City of St. John’s will host three delegates from the City of Braga, Portugal, until June 22. This study visit is part of the EU's International Urban and Regional Cooperation program.
Friday, June 17, 2022 - 9:15am
Outdoor pools at Bannerman Park and Bowring Park will open on Sat. July 2, for lane, leisure and everyone welcome swims.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:45am
As part of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer Upgrading project, we will be paving Kenmount Road from Pippy Place to the Team Gushue Highway Overpass starting next week until July 25.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 9:30am
The City of St. John’s launched a new web page today for planning applications, where the public will have opportunity to provide input and can view the status of an application online.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 9:15am
A free inclusion and accessibility orientation is available virtually for business who are interested in learning how to create welcoming, inclusive and accessible spaces for customers and visitors.
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 10:00am
The City has re-opened the Residential Re-Leaf program, where St. John's residents can apply for a $200 tree voucher towards the purchase of a tree to plant on their property.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 3:15pm
The City of St. John’s together with the St. John’s Port Authority and industry partners are pleased to announce the 2022 cruise season begins on June 12 with the arrival of the Ocean Endeavour.
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 2:00pm
It is with deep sadness that St. John’s City Council acknowledge the death of Christopher Pratt, Canadian painter and artist.
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:30am
After two years of virtual and modified events, the popular Music @ concert series returns with 14 live shows scheduled from June to October.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:30am
Most economic indicators in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan (CMA) are expected to show growth in 2022 as the economic recovery continues from COVID-19 shutdowns.
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 2:15pm
The City of St. John’s Annual Streets Rehabilitation Program is now underway and will continue to late fall 2022. Roads and sidewalks throughout the city will be impacted.
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 1:30pm
Construction for the removal of gravel and debris at the head of Quidi Vidi Lake is set to begin this week, with work anticipated to be complete by mid-June.
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 9:30am
Construction to build a pump track on the grounds of Quidi Vidi Park has changed to start later in the summer.
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 10:45am
Due to the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 23, all City offices and facilities will be closed. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Monday.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:15am
The 2022 recipients of the City of St. John’s and Community Housing Transformation Centre’s Housing Catalyst Fund were announced during Committee of the Whole meeting today.

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