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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On September 22, 2018, the St. John’s Bike Network Design Jam was held in conjunction with our Neighbourhood Summit. This design jam was facilitated by organized by the BEAP Lab at Memorial University and Avalon Cycling, and was facilitated by Dr. Daniel Fuller and Ryan Butt.
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Happy City St. John’s is entering our ninth year as an organization, and a lot has happened so far. We have grown our community of Happy Citizens, developed partnerships throughout St. John’s and the province, and we have facilitated discussions and hosted events that we are all proud of.
Earlier this year, our Board began a discussion around how we could strengthen our visual identity in connection with the City of St. John’s. We had a beautiful logo and strong community recognition built over the last few years, and wanted to take a further step to make Happy City recognizably related to St. John’s at a quick glance. So, we put out a call for designers to request a tweak to our logo and visual identity. Ultimately, we wanted to create a visual identity that maintained the Happy City feel while allowing the entire St. John’s community to feel a sense of ownership and pride when they see it.
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Happy City St. John’s is hosting it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, October 16th from 7-8:30 pm at the Lantern (35 Barnes Road). Join us for an evening of refreshments and to hear about our year in civic engagement!
At our AGM, we are looking to fill four  board member positions.
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In April 2018, Happy City St. John’s and the City of St. John’s announced a partnership to prepare a proposal for the Smart Cities Canada Challenge, a national competition organized by Infrastructure Canada. A smart city is a community that uses information and communication technologies to improve quality of government, efficiency of urban services and operations, and the wellbeing of residents. The focus of the St. John’s application was using technology to improve policy and design related to the intersection of mobility and public health in the capital region.
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