Council Attendance 2012

Aug 13, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flightThe following information was requested from the City of St. John’s. It shows the attendance for members of Council for the year 2012.     Continue Reading

Student makes website to cover St. John’s election

Aug 8, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

A new website created by a local student aims to help residents understand the upcoming municipal election process in St. John’s. Sherwin Flight, an information technology student at Eastern College, said his interest in municipal politics was first sparked while he was following city issues and sitting in on city council meetings. He said while …

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What Ward Are You In?

Aug 4, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

During the upcoming election you will be asked to vote for a councillor to represent your ward. We have put together a page that you can use to find out what ward you are in based on your street address. Select ‘What Ward Am I?‘ from the main menu.

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Who WIll Represent You?

Aug 2, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

Check out the list of candidates for each ward on our Candidate page. You can view this page by selecting ‘Candidates‘ from the main menu.

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Read The Latest News

Aug 1, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

Read the latest news relating to our city and election candidates. News can be read by selecting ‘In The News‘ from the main menu.

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Finding parking may become easier downtown

Jul 31, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

An application for a parking garage on New Gower Street will certainly help alleviate some of the pressures on downtown parking, a St. John’s city councillor suggested Tuesday. Tom Hann, council representative on the St. John’s Transportation Commission, said the city has received an application from the Delta St. John’s Hotel and Conference Centre, to …

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Tessier Place residents take back the street

Jul 26, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

For the first time in two years the residents of a downtown St. John’s neighbourhood are able to keep their windows open all night. Recently plagued by violence, illicit drug use and activities, Tessier Place has risen out the darkness and people are once again enjoying their community as a united group. “In this heat …

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Ceremony at city hall kicks off St. John’s Pride Week

Jul 15, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

Organizers of Pride Week in St. John’s are encouraging people to celebrate with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people over the next seven days. Noah Davis-Power, president of St. John’s Pride Inc., says it’s important to get the entire community involved in Pride Week. “If we were to say a really general definition of what …

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Sarah Colborne Penney: Why am I taking this step?

Jul 10, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

During the upcoming St. John’s Municipal Election, I will be offering myself as a candidate  in Ward 3. So, why am I taking this step? I love our city and I believe we have reached a critical juncture in St. John’s development, as we are growing at an unprecedented rate. What I love about St. …

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Councillors call recess on day care application

Jul 9, 2013 Comments Off sherwin_flight

The dismissal bell was about to be rung on a proposal for a day care centre on Elizabeth Avenue until some councillors fought for a deferral on the issue during Monday’s council meeting. The application seeks to turn the St. John’s Native Friendship Centre at 97 Elizabeth Ave. into a daycare centre for 36 preschool …

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