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February 06, 2013 - Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is experiencing delays. GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience. For more information: GoBus Accessible Transit Phone: (709) 368-8887 TTY: (709) 368-1620
February 05, 2013 - The City of St. John’s Heritage Advisory Committee is pleased to recognize property owners for a “job well done” in outstanding restoration work on buildings in the City's heritage areas, as well as the construction of new buildings that blend into heritage areas. The Committee will accept nominations, or will nominate from information provided by the City’s Heritage Officer, of work that meets one or...
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January 31, 2013 - Exhausted from shoveling snow? Play in it instead. Cold weather has you down? Join a fitness activity and get your heart pumping. Tired of sitting in front of the TV? Let nature be your big screen. The City of St. John's celebrates winter with Snow Daze from Feb. 7 to 17. For 11 days in February residents of the City of St. John's are asked to come out of hibernation and enjoy an array of activities for all populations....
January 29, 2013 - Increases in employment, wages and general optimism with respect to future major projects continue to boost economic activity in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA). In 2012, employment in the CMA increased by 3.6 per cent (or 3,800 jobs). The labour force increased by 4.3 per cent (or 4,900), due to a significant increase in the participation rate. The participation rate (the proportion of the working age population...
January 25, 2013 - The new St. John’s Convention Centre is closer to becoming a reality as the construction project goes to tender on Jan. 26.   “I am very pleased to see us moving forward with this next critical step in the project,” says Councillor at Large Sandy Hickman, Council liaison on the Convention Centre Project Committee. “The St. John’s Convention Centre project is driving economic rejuvenation in the...
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January 22, 2013 - The City of St. John’s would like to advise residents that due to the inclement weather, all City of St. John’s Recreation facilities will close today at 4:30 p.m. As a result all swimming lessons and other programs are cancelled. The City of St. John’s apologizes for any inconvenience. For further information: Access St. John’s Phone: 311 or 754-CITY (2489)
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January 22, 2013 - Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is closing for the day at 6 p.m. GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience. For more information: GoBus Accessible Transit Phone: (709) 368-8887 TTY: (709) 368-1620  
January 12, 2013 - Due to excessive snowfall and the demand on snow clearing operations, the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre and Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre will delay opening until 9 a.m. On Saturday, Jan. 12. The Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility, which was closed yesterday due to inclement weather, has now reopened. The Residential Drop Off will be open today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Landfill hours have been extended for commercial users...
January 11, 2013 - Due to inclement weather, garbage (area 5A and 5B) and recycling (area 5A) collection has been postponed until Monday, Jan. 14. If your garbage and recycling bags are at the curb please bring them in and put them back out to the curb before 8 a.m. Monday morning when they will be collected along with areas 1A and 1B. Expect a delay from your regular collection time. Bags of garbage and recycling left at the curb may blow around...
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January 10, 2013 - The City of St. John’s is projected to receive in excess of 60 cm of snow with 120 km winds over the next approximately 48 hours and the Access St. John's call centre will remain open to serve residents with questions or concerns. Before submitting a request for service to Access St. John's please review our policies and procedures to determine if your concern is in accordance with our snow clearing policy. Please...

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