Category Archives: Culture & Community

City of Saint John Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

City of Saint John Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

The City of Saint John is joining all Canadians in recognizing June 21, 2022 as National Indigenous Peoples Day.  This day provides an opportunity for Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples to our community. Coinciding with the summer solstice, June 21… Read more »

Bicycle Rodeo Helmets Donated

Bicycle Rodeo Helmets Donated

On June 4, 2022, Saint John Police Community Engagement Officers hosted a bicycle rodeo to educate youth aged 4-12 on bicycle and roadway safety. The Saint John Police would like to thank Correia & Collins law firm for their gift of bicycle helmets to local children. We would also like to thank all the children… Read more »

Applications For Land For Public Purpose (LPP) Trust Fund Are Now Being Accepted For Community Recreation projects

Applications For Land For Public Purpose (LPP) Trust Fund Are Now Being Accepted For Community Recreation projects

The City of Saint John advises community groups that the City’s Land for Public Purpose (LPP) Trust Fund is available to help financially support community-led recreation projects on public lands. Funding is available to community groups within the City of Saint John whose new project aims to develop a public space for recreational enjoyment and… Read more »

City of Saint John Hosting Affordable Housing Virtual Town Hall Engagement Sessions

City of Saint John Hosting Affordable Housing Virtual Town Hall Engagement Sessions

The City of Saint John is inviting anyone interested to participate in one of three town hall engagement sessions for the Affordable Housing Action Plan. Residents are encouraged to join in the discussion and provide input that will help identify the actions needed to guide the community’s response to maintain and create safe, suitable, and affordable housing options for all.… Read more »

2021 Heritage Awards Acknowledge Significant Contributions To Heritage Conservation In Saint John

2021 Heritage Awards Acknowledge Significant Contributions To Heritage Conservation In Saint John

  The 2021 Heritage Awards were presented at the February 22 Council meeting to property owners and tradespeople who have made significant contributions to the conservation of our City’s heritage buildings over the past year. Presented virtually by the Heritage Development Board, this year’s award winners represent projects that include new signs, colour selections for… Read more »

Lily Lake Now Open For Public Skating

Lily Lake Now Open For Public Skating

Get those skates sharpened! Lily Lake in Rockwood Park is now open for skating. The ice has reached desired thickness that is considered safe for public skating and ice maintenance.  The recent cold temperatures allowed for City crews to work hard over the weekend to prepare Lily Lake ice surface by plowing the snow and… Read more »

KV Santa Claus Parade Nov. 27

KV Santa Claus Parade Nov. 27

KV SANTA CLAUS PARADE Saturday, November 27th  6:00pm start The towns of Quispamsis & Rothesay are excited to host the 23rd Annual KV Santa Claus Parade. Families / groups / organizations / businesses are encouraged to enjoy this popular community event and also decorate homes / storefronts / signs beforehand. This year’s theme is A Superhero… Read more »

Moonlight Bazaar 2021

Moonlight Bazaar 2021

Music, food, art, and creative performances blended together into one unique experience! An evening reminiscent of a night bazaar, accented by the chaos of unrelated activities – fire throwing, fortune telling, belly dancing, and theatrical vignettes. A stand-alone outdoor street festival unlike any other in the landscape of Canadian events. Instagram it or it didn’t happen!… Read more »

Saint John Hyundai Donates  A Van To The Joshua Group

Saint John Hyundai Donates A Van To The Joshua Group

Almost 30 years ago in 1993, Bobby Hayes founded a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization, The Joshua Group . By 2008 it had become a charitable organization that is volunteer-driven organization serving at risk children in the Greater Saint John area. The Joshua Group places special emphasis on priority neighborhoods where families most often feel neglected and… Read more »

War Amps mails key tags to New Brunswick residents

War Amps mails key tags to New Brunswick residents

WAR AMPS KEY TAG SERVICE CELEBRATES 75 YEARS New Brunswick, February 1, 2021 – The War Amps begins its 2021 key tag mailing to New Brunswick residents this week with the theme “You Are a Part of What We Do,” marking the 75th anniversary of the Association’s Key Tag Service and paying tribute to the… Read more »

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