Media Release | Jane’s Walks returning to St. John’s on the May 3-5 weekend


Jane’s Walks returning to St. John’s on the May 3-5 weekend

April 23 , 2019

ST. JOHN’S NL – On the weekend of May 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2019, St. John’s will be one site for the international Jane’s Walk festival. Jane’s Walks are a series of informal, free and citizen-led walks where people learn about their neighbourhoods and their city. Held in hundreds of cities around the world, these walks commemorate the birthday of Jane Jacobs, an urban activist who spearheaded a movement changing the way citizens think about and engage with their neighbourhoods and cities.

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Jane’s Walks – St. John’s Edition 2019

A Jane’s Walk is a series of free neighbourhood walking tours that get people out on the streets to discover unseen, under celebrated and unique stories about their city.

The free walking tours are held on the first weekend of May each year all around the world, and are led by locals who want to create a space for residents to talk about what matters to them in the places they live and work. The walks will take place all around the world, including in St. John’s, on May 3, 4, and 5, 2019.

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2018 Candidates | Board of Directors

At our 2018 Annual General Meeting, the Happy City community will elect six new Directors for the Board of Directors. We are very excited that nine members have put their names forward to run as candidates!

If you are a member of Happy City St. John’s, you are welcome to vote for our new Directors at our Annual General Meeting. Who’s a member, you ask? To keep things as accessible as possible, anyone who is on our mailing list is considered a member and has the right to vote at our AGM! You can sign up for our mailing list through our Mailchimp sign up here on our website.

You can find bios for each of the candidates below! Please review and consider who you will elect if attending our AGM this Tuesday, October 16th. Thanks again to everyone who put your names forward! 

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