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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:45pm
Over 90 athletes, coaches, managers and Canada Games mission staff will attend the Canada Games 50th Anniversary Flag Relay and flag raising event at 4 p.m. in front of City Hall.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Residents are reminded that garbage put out at the curb for collection must be completely covered from April 1 through November 30.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:45pm
Two parks in the City of St. John's, Bannerman Park and Bowring Park, received the honour of a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation, awarded by the Canadian Garden Council.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:30pm
Today, St. John’s City Council reported on progress towards achieving strategic priorities in the 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 20.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:45pm
The City of St. John’s Rental Team, a sub-committee of the Affordable Housing Working Group, are hosting an information session for landlords.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
The water conservation order is now lifted for all residents of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove St. Phillips and CBS. Reservoir levels are returning to normal.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:45pm
The warming centre will close at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 13
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 8:45am
Due to a technical issue a water conservation order is in effect immediately for all residents of St. John’s, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove St. Phillips and CBS.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:00am
The shelter at the St. John’s Recreation Centre, Buckmaster’s Circle will close at 11 p.m. tonight, and will re-open as a warming centre at 8 a.m. tomorrow (Monday, March 13).
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
Consider going beyond the basics of disaster preparedness with the following fire safety tips offered by the SJRFD...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:30pm
The City of St. John’s will open a shelter to provide a warm space, cots, snacks and hot beverages.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
City crews have been out since 5:30 a.m. addressing issues with damaged traffic signals...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 3:15pm
Inspections Services encourages you to check your property carefully for damages...
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:45pm
All occupied buildings that are currently without power and are equipped with a fire alarm system are required to implement a fire watch immediately.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:00pm
Due to power outages throughout the City of St. John’s, the City will open a warming centre at the Foran/Green Room, City Hall, 10 New Gower Street, from at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 12.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00pm
UPDATE 7:30 pm New Gower Street is now re-open.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 5:45pm
Economic Review 2016 reports that economic performance in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) was mixed in 2016.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 3:15pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind everyone that as you change clock settings ahead this weekend, take an extra few moments to change your smoke alarm batteries.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:45pm
The City of St. John's and the Government of Canada have announced a major investment of $2.6 million dollars for improvements to public transportation in St. John’s.
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:30pm
The Heritage Financial Incentives Program aims to conserve heritage resources by assisting property owners to maintain buildings and homes located in the City's Heritage Areas.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s built heritage is a significant part of the City’s culture. Each year, the City recognizes individuals and businesses for heritage restoration efforts.
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all citizens to practice the following safety tips during a power outage.
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 5:15pm
Today the City of St. John’s announced its participation in the Canada 150 Community Leaders network. Councillor Jonathan Galgay and human rights activist Remzi Cej were named.