News

The City of St. John's ensures media, residents and businesses are kept informed about issues, programs, initiatives and projects the City is working on by posting media releases, media advisories and public service announcements to this webpage. This view shows ALL news sorted by Publication Date in descending order. Please click 'read more' on any of the news items below to learn more.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:45pm
A study commissioned to explore the possibility for developing a community market on the site of the former Metrobus depot on Freshwater Road has concluded that the site has considerable potential.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:15pm
The City and its CUPE employees have reached a four-year deal. Read for details...
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:15am
From September 23-28, three cruise ships will be making stops in the Port of St. John’s.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s has received an A grade and is ranked as the sixth most attractive city in Canada for newcomers, according to the latest study from the Conference Board of Canada.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:00am
This summer we held public and private sessions with residents, business, community associations and others about our winter maintenance operations. Click 'read more' to see what we heard...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:45pm
The public is reminded that, during cruise ship visits, parking along Harbour Drive is reduced to accommodate tour buses escorting passengers on excursions.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
More than 1000 delegates from 36 countries arrive in the City on Sunday for the start of Oceans '14.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 11:45am
From September 17-20, four cruise ships will be making stops in the Port of St. John’s.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 1:45pm
This week's list of cruise ships visiting the Port of St. John's. Welcome, visitors, from around the world!
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John’s invites residents and others with an interest in the City’s new Municipal Plan to attend public information sessions this month.
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:00am
According to the latest alert issued by Environment Canada rapid tide-like changes may occur in water levels. Residents of Quidi Vidi, the Battery and Outer Battery advised to take precautions.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 6:15am
Due to the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 1 all City offices and facilities will be closed with some exceptions. Read more...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:45pm
The City of St. John’s wishes to advise the public that until mid-September, minor exploratory work will take place in Bannerman Park around the existing bandstand.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 4:30pm
The pool at Bowring Park will have its final day of operation for 2014 on Sunday, August 24. The splash pad will remain open until the end of the day on Monday, September 1.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 12:15am
City of St. John’s resident registration for Recreation programs begins Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:00 am. Registration is available online, by telephone and in person.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 12:45pm
The City of St. John’s has lifted its ban on residential fire pits, fire bowls and ‘chiminea’ style devices, as well as residential fireworks.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 3:00pm
Pet owners are being encouraged to license their animals during the month of August through a social media promotion.
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:45pm
Residents are advised that due to the Royal St. John’s Regatta holiday all City offices are closed on Regatta Day.
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 3:15pm
The First World War Commemorative Grants Program will provide grants to community groups and organizations seeking financial and/or in-kind support for their projects, activities, programs and events.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 6:30pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that Kathy Oke has been chosen to complete the mural on the walls in the area of the Victoria Street steps.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 4:45pm
The City of St. John’s is now accepting submissions to its annual Art Procurement Program. Details and guidelines are available on the City’s website in the 'Forms and Applications' section.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 6:45pm
The City of St. John’s has officially opened Southlands Community Centre, its newest indoor recreation facility.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 5:00pm
Due to construction of the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, the parking lot at Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre will be closed from 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, until Friday, August 8.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce that Council has approved the framework for its First World War Commemorative Program for 2014-2018.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation committed to a joint investment of $3.5 million to upgrade the pool house.

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