St. John's News

August 04, 2020 - Vulnerable populations have been struggling with the impacts of COVID-19 since the very beginning of this pandemic, and the City of St. John’s is pleased to detail how a donation from the Canadian Medical Association Foundation (CMAF) will enable our community to better protect and assist those who need it the most. Two free public wifi areas will be established in Victoria Park and Bannerman Park, in close proximity to non-...
July 31, 2020 - Due to the August civic holiday on Monday, August 3, most City offices and facilities will be closed.    Please note the following: Garbage and recycling collection is not affected by the holiday.  The Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is open for commercial and residential users on Monday. The outdoor swimming pools at Bannerman Park and Bowring Park will be open. Splash Pads are open from 9 a.m....
green circle with a "P" for parking
July 23, 2020 - Residential Parking Permit renewals will be processed by phone starting on Monday, July 27. To renew an expired Residential Parking Permit call 311 or 754-CITY (2489) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays and follow the prompts for parking permit renewal. Call during the designated week for your Parking Area; due to the anticipated volume of calls wait times are expected: Area 1 July 27 to 31 Area 2...
July 21, 2020 - The Kenmount Terrace Community Park splash pad is now open, along with Bowring Park and Bannerman Park. Splash pads are in operation daily from 9 a.m. to dusk. Diving boards are now open at indoor pools at H.G.R. Mews and Paul Reynolds Community Centres, and at the Bowring Park outdoor pool. Sprayers on the ‘beach front’ at Paul Reynolds Community Centre are now on; the climbing structure remains closed. Spaces are...
Chambers from Gallery
July 16, 2020 - St. John’s City Council is pleased to announce that Regular Meetings of Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings are available to the public via live webcast. “We are pleased that technology allows for greater public accessibility of Council proceedings by providing improved meeting agenda and minutes documents, live web streaming of Council proceedings and archived recordings of meetings,” said Mayor Danny Breen...
Accountability Framework
July 16, 2020 - Citizens expect their government to be accountable for its performance, to provide value for money in the provision of services, and to be responsive to community needs. That's why our website includes a link to the latest reports available on our corporate performance. Our City, Our Future is the City's ten-year strategic plan. The plan's four strategic directions set the long-term focus for the City. Each direction...
Welcome Cente
July 16, 2020 - Looking for a place to stay in St. John’s? Need pointers on what to see and do? You’ll find the answers at our Visitor Information Centre. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will be pleased to assist you with your travel needs.    City of St. John’s Visitor Information Centre 348 Water Street St. John's, NL Tel: 709-576-8106 Toll Free: 1-844-570-2009 Email: tourism@stjohns.ca Visit our Visitor...
Harbour
July 16, 2020 - St. John's offers spectacular ocean vistas, striking scenery, outstanding hiking trails, fantastic museums, significant historical and cultural sites and so many more attractions to keep you busy throughout your stay. For more on local attractions, visit our Things to Do page where you will find a listing of local attractions, leisure activities, restaurants, scenic drives, shopping and tours. The About St. John's page...
Park Trail
July 16, 2020 - Walking is an excellent way to experience St. John's, especially in the downtown area. In the downtown, Harbour Drive, Water Street and Duckworth Street  run parallel to each other and contain a variety of restaurants, shops, galleries and other businesses and attractions. As you venture further north from the harbour, you'll climb some steep hills many of which contain the multi-coloured homes and buildings for which St....
St. John's Days
July 16, 2020 - The City of St. John's is pleased to offer a wide variety of events and festivals for residents and visitors. In the winter, we host holiday celebrations, including the annual Festival of Music and Light before Christmas and a special New Year's Eve celebration at Quidi Vidi Lake with fireworks and entertainment. In February we hold a weeklong celebration - Chillfest. Spring and summer include St. John's Days...

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