Welcome to Engage! St. John's

The City of St. John’s recognizes that engagement between the City and its citizens is an essential component of an effective municipal government.

The City views public engagement as a process – one that facilitates dialogue with the right people, using the right tools, at the right time on subject areas of mutual interest.

This online platform will provide a vehicle for the City to connect with you, our residents and for you to share your ideas on projects, initiatives and plans in ways that work for you.

Projects with public engagement processes attached to them will be posted here. Once you sign up, you'll be able to engage in the discussions at your convenience.

The City of St. John’s recognizes that engagement between the City and its citizens is an essential component of an effective municipal government.

The City views public engagement as a process – one that facilitates dialogue with the right people, using the right tools, at the right time on subject areas of mutual interest.

This online platform will provide a vehicle for the City to connect with you, our residents and for you to share your ideas on projects, initiatives and plans in ways that work for you.

Projects with public engagement processes attached to them will be posted here. Once you sign up, you'll be able to engage in the discussions at your convenience.

Current Projects

  • Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park

    28 days ago
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    The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park is a new facility currently under construction to replace the aging Wedgewood Park Community Centre.

    Planning is underway for public recreation and leisure programs at the facility and we'd like hear from you on the types of programs and services you would like to see there.

    Take our survey or plan to attend an upcoming open house.


    The Paul Reynolds Community Centre at Wedgewood Park is a new facility currently under construction to replace the aging Wedgewood Park Community Centre.

    Planning is underway for public recreation and leisure programs at the facility and we'd like hear from you on the types of programs and services you would like to see there.

    Take our survey or plan to attend an upcoming open house.


  • Torbay Road Area Study

    8 months ago
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    The Torbay Road North Commercial Area is a busy retail and business hub. Torbay Road itself acts as a gateway into St. John's and many people live in the adjacent residential communities.

    As development has proceeded there have been increasing traffic demands on the roads in this area. The City has launched this project to study transportation issues.

    If you travel in the Torbay Road, Stavanger Drive, or Aberdeen Avenue areas we need to hear what you have to say.

    Through this project we hope to work with local residents, local businesses, and travelers to develop a set of solutions... Continue reading

    The Torbay Road North Commercial Area is a busy retail and business hub. Torbay Road itself acts as a gateway into St. John's and many people live in the adjacent residential communities.

    As development has proceeded there have been increasing traffic demands on the roads in this area. The City has launched this project to study transportation issues.

    If you travel in the Torbay Road, Stavanger Drive, or Aberdeen Avenue areas we need to hear what you have to say.

    Through this project we hope to work with local residents, local businesses, and travelers to develop a set of solutions that will enhance people's ability to travel to or through this area.

    Below you will see a discussion forum and an interactive map. You can participate in both. You can also participate in person. Check our the event dates.


  • Water Street Redevelopment

    by MelanieS, 10 months ago
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    The City is currently in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street between the area of Waldegrave and Prescott Streets. This work will start in 2017 and will take several years.

    In advance of the project, the City is asking residents, visitors and businesses to weigh in, and share their opinions and ideas about how Water Street could be improved as this work is completed.


    The City is currently in the planning phase for the replacement of century-old infrastructure beneath Water Street between the area of Waldegrave and Prescott Streets. This work will start in 2017 and will take several years.

    In advance of the project, the City is asking residents, visitors and businesses to weigh in, and share their opinions and ideas about how Water Street could be improved as this work is completed.

  • Budget 2016-18 - Join the Discussion

    about 1 year ago
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    The City is embarking on a public engagement process for the
    2016-2018 budget. Learn about the budget process, read about the City's programs and services, join a discussion group, or ask a question. Get informed and share your opinions on what matters most to you. Try out the Budget Allocator tool, and build a budget based on what's important to you.


    The City is embarking on a public engagement process for the
    2016-2018 budget. Learn about the budget process, read about the City's programs and services, join a discussion group, or ask a question. Get informed and share your opinions on what matters most to you. Try out the Budget Allocator tool, and build a budget based on what's important to you.

  • Citizen Committees - Members pages

    8 days ago
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    The following are descriptions of and links to Advisory and Task Force Committees. These pages are designed for the Committees and are accessible only to Committee members.

    NOTE: The public Council and Committees page found on the city's website provides easy access to information about the City's Council, Standing Committees, Advisory Committees, Experts Panels and Working Groups. Just select from the list of Council or Committees to find out more or to see a summary of available Agendas or Minutes.



    The following are descriptions of and links to Advisory and Task Force Committees. These pages are designed for the Committees and are accessible only to Committee members.

    NOTE: The public Council and Committees page found on the city's website provides easy access to information about the City's Council, Standing Committees, Advisory Committees, Experts Panels and Working Groups. Just select from the list of Council or Committees to find out more or to see a summary of available Agendas or Minutes.