Clearing the Fog Over the Fence

With the public debate about the harbour fence continuing, a common thread has been a desire for more information. Happy City has tried to compile it here.
Written by Josh Smee at 18:00

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What to do next about the harbour fence

There's been a flurry of discussion over a proposed fence along the St. John's harbour apron. How did this happen, how could things have been different, and what can we do next?
Written by Dave Lane at 09:17

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St. John's wants to build a permanent, locked fence on the harbour.

This coming Monday, December 10th, St. John's City Council will vote on a proposal to build a permanent fence along the majority of the St. John's harbour apron.
Written by Dave Lane at 10:00

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Finding Common Ground on Heritage and Development

The discussion over development and heritage doesn't always have to be contentious. Happy City pulled together groups from both sides to present a shared vision for the St. John's Municipal Plan.
Written by Dave Lane at 11:50

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Participatory Budgeting: Letting Citizens Guide City Spending

Municipal budgeting can seem dry and complex, but “leaving it to the experts” is only one option. Participatory Budgeting enables citizens to directly influence city spending in a meaningful way.
Written by Josh Smee at 07:50

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