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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 4:30am
To celebrate two successful years of curbside recycling the Recycling Facility at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will hold an open house.
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 5:00pm
The City of St. John's is moving forward to blend the Business Realty and Business Occupancy Tax for the 2013 fiscal year, which will result in the elimination of the Business Occupancy Tax.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 8:00am
St. John’s has been confirmed as host of the 2013 Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) annual conference. This premier event will attract over 350 professionals to St. John's.
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 11:30am
The Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 8 will affect some services and facilities within the City of St. John's.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 9:15pm
The Mayor of St. John’s is urging the St. John’s International Airport Authority and the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees to return to negotiations in the three-week old labour dispute.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 10:15am
Mayor Dennis O'Keefe and Council fully support the findings of the recently released "Canadian Infrastructure Report Card 2012" by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 3:15pm
A recent study by KPMG, a leading professional services firm specializing in audit, tax and advisory services, finds that the City of St. John's is one of the top places to do business in Canada.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 9:45pm
Residents of St. John's are advised that a special drop-off and collection service has been set up for the disposal of trees, branches and other items damaged by Tropical Storm Leslie.
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 5:30am
The City of St. John's and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced funding today for a number of projects through a multi-year capital works funding agreement.
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 5:30am
Through multi-year capital works funding announced today by the City of St. John's and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador a number of important infrastructure projects will move forward.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 6:45am
A sanitation collector from the City's Waste Management Division of the Department of Public Works & Parks was seriously injured after being cut by a piece of glass inside a garbage bag.
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 3:00am
The City of St. John's has not used any cosmetic pesticides in its playgrounds and sport facilities since 1998.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 12:45am
Over the past few months the City of St. John's has been seeking the public's input into its Municipal Plan Review - Envision St. John's.
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 9:00am
The RNC were present at the Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre this morning conducting an investigation into a suspicious package that was subsequently determined to be a homemade explosive device.
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 3:30pm
City of St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe is speaking out regarding the new Wastewater System Effluent Regulations announced by the federal government.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 3:30am
The City of St. John's is pleased to announce that the Next Up! program - an initiative to enlist the participation of 19-35 year olds on City advisory committees - has made several appointments.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 11:45am
The Quidi Vidi Village Plantation has officially opened its doors.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 10:15am
The City of St. John's, Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Culture, is celebrating Tourism Awareness Week with the presentation of the 21st annual City of St. John's Tourism Awards.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 7:00am
The majority of the $10 million budget surplus from the 2010 financial year will be directed towards dealing with the City's aging water transmission mains.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 4:15am
The City of St. John's has been taking a long-term strategic view towards development within the City and it is clear that development above the 190-metre contour will be necessary in the future.
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John's is pleased to announce that Thaddeus (Ted) Dreher is the winner of the 2nd annual Senior of the Year Award.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 4:45am
The St. John's Regional Fire Department recently received a glowing review by the Fire Underwriter's Survey, an independent national organization which audits Fire Departments.
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 7:15am
With summer fast approaching, the St. John's Regional Water Services Committee is launching its 'Save A Drop' campaign to encourage residents in the region to conserve water.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 7:15pm
In an effort to curb the issue of illegal waste disposal within the boundaries of the City of St. John's, Council has decided to hire security patrol services.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:30am
The City of St. John's invited media to view a new home which illustrates the City's energy reduction strategy.