Jane’s Walks – St. John’s Edition 2018

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 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2018.

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New Chair of Happy City Board Announced

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ROB NOLAN IS NEW CHAIR OF HAPPY CITY ST. JOHN’S

St. John’s, NL, December 18, 2017: Happy City St. John’s, a non-profit organization that informs, encourages, and facilitates civic dialogue in St. John’s, is pleased to announce that Rob Nolan has been elected as the new chair of the Board of Directors.

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Kenmount Terrace Neighbourhood Forum Results

On November 8th, 2017, Happy City held a neighbourhood forum at St. Michael and All Angels Church in Kenmount Terrace.

Following the 2017 municipal election, Happy City St.John’s was approached by Ward 4 City Councilor Ian Froude, who requested that Happy City facilitate a neighbourhood discussion in Kenmount Terrace. This discussion was initiated by members of the Kenmount Terrace community who asked Councilor Froude to host a town hall discussion in which neighbourhood issues could be presented.

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Decoding the Development Regulations: What would they mean for St. John’s?

One of the biggest decisions this City Council will make is coming up fast, and most people haven’t even heard of it. It sounds dry as a bone, but the upcoming adoption of new development regulations is going to lay down the rules that will shape our city for many years to come.

You might have heard about “Envision St. John’s”, the city’s brand-spanking-new Municipal Plan, which was adopted in principle this August after a long period of consultation and revision (Full disclosure: Happy City was part of the committee guiding the consultation process).

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