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So Moved, St. John’s: 21 September 2021
Wherein: Wally Collins keeps a lonely vigil; heritage standards are both weightless and onerous; we get a new holiday on September 30th; and a reminder to vote next week.
September 24, 2021
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So Moved, St. John’s: 13 September 2021
Two weeks out from the city election, St. John's adopts new heritage by-laws—which are then immediately ignored by council, for some reason.
September 15, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 7 September 2021
The 2017-2021 City Council rides off into the sunset of its final few weeks—but not before adopting the long-awaited Envision St. John's Plan.
September 9, 2021
So Moved, Mount Pearl: Municipal Election 2021
A year after Kentgate, Mount Pearl is having a municipal election too. We can't let Townies have all the fun.
August 27, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 23 August 2021
Chaos in the chamber as council decides what to do about the Duckworth Street pedestrian mall. Also, Shawn Skinner officially bows out.
August 24, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 9 August 2021
This week, the city of St. John's churns through a few tenders—and says goodbye to longtime council fixture Wally Collins.
August 11, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 26 July 2021
To continue extoling the virtues of the sidewalk clearing program while people with mobility issues are housebound during the winter months is nothing short of…
July 28, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 13 July 2021
There's lots of important information in this summary of the compressed summertime Council meeting, but mainly: The Ship is getting a deck.
July 16, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 28 June 2021
You only have a few months left to discharge pyrotechnics at random if you need to get that out of your system. (Please don’t do…
June 30, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 22 June 2021
A light agenda on the menu for the regular council meeting this Tuesday; must be summer in St. John’s.
June 24, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 14 June 2021
How hard hindsight smacks us in the face is a question of whether we were looking into the future to begin with, or clinging to…
June 15, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 7 June 2021
Jurisdictional issues relating to accessibility are a great example of how the City’s limited authority sounds the death knell of good things.
June 9, 2021
So Moved, St. John’s: 31 May 2021
If we want to make any sort of collective progress, acting for the greater good is the correct and courageous choice.
June 2, 2021