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Lily Lake Ice Skating Surface Not Thick Enough

Lily Lake Ice Skating Surface Not Thick Enough

The City of Saint John reminds residents and visitors that the Lily Lake ice surface is closed and will be officially opened by the City when a measured ice thickness of 10 inches is reached. For your safety, please heed any warning signs posted on and around the ice. The City will continue to monitor… Read more »

Fireworks Scheduled For New Year’s Eve Cancelled

Fireworks Scheduled For New Year’s Eve Cancelled

The City of Saint John has cancelled the planned fireworks for New Year’s Eve following the COVID-19 update from the Province of New Brunswick yesterday. New Brunswick will enter Level 2 of the Winter Action Plan on Monday, December 27 at 11:59 p.m. For all COVID-19 related information, visit www.saintjohn.ca  For information from the Province of… Read more »

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Program

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Program

When it’s time to get rid of your Christmas tree, remove the decorations and drop it off at one of the City of Saint John Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites. The sites will be open from January 1 to January 12, 2022. Site locations: Charles Gorman Arena – 80 University Avenue, North; Crescent Valley – Between… Read more »

2021 Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign Update

2021 Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign Update

On Behalf of Constable Travis Jones, Festive R.I.D.E. Coordinator Between December 16 and December 18, 2021, the Saint John Police Force along with Justice and Public Safety continued the Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) Campaign in Saint John. The total statistics over this period are as follows: 3,011 vehicles through the checkpoints 222 Alcohol… Read more »

Holiday In a Box Campaign Concludes

Holiday In a Box Campaign Concludes

On behalf of Chief Robert Bruce The Holiday in a Box campaign has concluded with an outstanding result. 467 packages have been collected and wrapped. These boxes contain several essential items along with treats and some other fun items. The boxes will be distributed by the leadership of Saint John’s priority neighborhoods to ensure everyone… Read more »

Poutine Fest Presented By Uptown Saint John

Poutine Fest Presented By Uptown Saint John

As the weather gets colder outside, everyone heads inside to get warm by enjoying delicious hot food & drinks! The most Canadian thing to get warmed up by is, of course, Poutine! Visit the participating Uptown restaurants & celebrate a variety of different takes on this classic Canadian dish available for a whole week! Monday,… Read more »

City Of Saint John Community Grant Applications Now Available

City Of Saint John Community Grant Applications Now Available

Deadline to submit applications is Monday, January 31, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. Applications for the 2022 Community Grants Program are now available. Through this annual program, the City of Saint John provides funding opportunities to support local non-profit organizations whose services promote healthy, active and inclusive communities through the delivery of social, cultural and recreational… Read more »

Fire Safety Tips This Holiday Season

Fire Safety Tips This Holiday Season

The Saint John Fire Department would like to remind everyone of some basic measures you can take to keep your home and family safe from fire this holiday season. Trees Get a freshly cut tree. It will stay green longer and be less of a fire hazard. Try to pick a tree with a strong… Read more »

Common Council Approves 2022 General Operating Budget

Common Council Approves 2022 General Operating Budget

The General Operating Budget supports Council’s priorities of Grow, Green, Belong, Move and Perform and reflects the needs and interests of our residents. At its meeting on December 13, 2021, Common Council approved the City’s 2022 General Operating Budget. The approved 2022 General Operating Budget totals $164,721,858, a 4.7 per cent increase year over year. The budget… Read more »

Saint John Water Operations Manager Recognized For Outstanding Contributions To Water and Wastewater Operations

Saint John Water Operations Manager Recognized For Outstanding Contributions To Water and Wastewater Operations

Jordan Moran an Operations Manager for Saint John Water was awarded the Silent Hero Award by the Atlantic Canada Water Works Association (ACWWA) on December 3, 2021.  Jordan has been with the City of Saint John since 2013 and with Saint John Water since 2016. He is responsible for the operation of two wastewater treatment facilities, a… Read more »

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