St. John's News

October 16, 2017 - In mid-June, City Council announced that the City’s Internal Auditor would be investigating Mile One’s accounting processes from January 2012 to December 2016 in relation to an unexplained cash shortage exceeding $100,000. Today, Mayor Danny Breen shared an interim update on the progress of the investigation. “In March management at Mile One noted a discrepancy between the cash counts in food & beverage areas...
Thanksgiving Day Holiday table arrangement
October 05, 2017 - Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 9 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Please note the following: Parking meter regulations will not be enforced. Access St. John’s front counter service will be closed, however the Access St. John’s call centre is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or online.  There is no waste collection on...
central fire station
October 03, 2017 - Fire Prevention Week is October 8 to 14, this year the theme is ‘Every Second Counts – Plan 2 Ways Out’. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to plan ahead and have an escape plan for your home. During this year’s safety campaign, firefighters and safety advocates will be promoting the importance of...
Yard Waste Garbage and Recycling at Curb
September 28, 2017 - Beginning in October, leaves placed at the curb for pick up must be in paper yard waste bags. From Monday, Oct. 2 to Friday, Dec. 1, leaves in paper yard waste bags will be collected on the same day as garbage pick-up in each area and do not count toward the 10 garbage bag limit.   Leaves in plastic bags will not be collected and will be left at the curbside. Given the economic and environmental costs of landfilling...
September 27, 2017 - The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens once again that they will be holding a parade in recognition of Fire Prevention Week, October 8 to 14. This parade heralds the annual kick off of Fire Prevention Week and provides the general public with the opportunity to view the many vehicles of the various essential services serving the citizens of our jurisdiction. The parade will commence...
Election 2017
September 27, 2017 - The Municipal Election results have been officiated by the City Clerk’s Office. The number of votes for each candidate are outlined below and the successful candidates are highlighted in bold. Congratulations to all individuals who put their name forward. The new City Council will be sworn into office on October 10, 2017 at 3 p.m. in City Council Chambers.
election 2017
September 26, 2017 - The unofficial results of the City of St. John's Municipal Election are now available online at http://www.stjohns.ca/election2017. The City will issue the official list of successful candidates tomorrow.
Election 2017
September 25, 2017 - Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26 is Election Day in the City of St. John’s. Polling stations/satellite drop-off centres will be set up in each Ward from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for residents who wish to drop off their completed vote by mail kits and/or register in person and receive their voting kits. Residents who arrive prior to 8 p.m. will be permitted to vote. Once all voters have completed the kits, the boxes containing the...
Disney Magic Cruise ship, courtesy of Disney
September 20, 2017 - The Silver Whisper and the Disney Magic have cancelled their scheduled visit to the port of St. John’s due to weather in the Atlantic. The Saga Sapphire with 720 passengers and 415 crew is scheduled to arrive at 8 a.m. and depart at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24. As a result of the changes, there will be no traffic interruptions required on Sunday. Parking is limited on Harbour Drive during cruise ship visits to...
September 20, 2017 - Incorrect information was provided to the public regarding vote by proxy for registered voters who are out of the City and/or province during the election period. To date the City has mistakenly distributed four voting kits by proxy. Three of the four votes have been inducted in to the voting system and will be counted. The City and the Election Coordinator apologize for the error. Voting by proxy is addressed in two sections...

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