Happy City 2018 AGM + Call for Board of Directors Nominees

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 [4] board member positions. About the … Continue reading Happy City 2018 AGM + Call for Board of Directors Nominees

Neighbourhood Summit 2018

The inaugural St. John's Neighbourhood Summit is scheduled for 9-5 Saturday, September 22. Presented by Happy City St. John's, in partnership with The Harris Centre, the Summit is a day-long event focused on building neighbourhood capacity in the City of St. John's, and will include sessions ranging from how to build and maintain a neighbourhood association … Continue reading Neighbourhood Summit 2018

Smart Cities Challenge: Mobility Survey Report

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 … Continue reading Smart Cities Challenge: Mobility Survey Report

Smart Cities Update

In early April, Happy City St. John's and the City of St. John's announced a partnership to prepare a proposal for the Smart Cities Challenge. The Smart Cities Challenge, organized by Infrastructure Canada, is a national competition encouraging municipalities and indigenous communities across Canada to develop innovative approaches to solving local problems through a smart … Continue reading Smart Cities Update

St. John’s Mobility Survey

This week, the City of St. John's announced a partnership with Happy City St. John's to enter the Smart Cities Challenge! Happy City is leading public consultation for the project, and we are asking residents to fill out a brief survey to let us know about your experience getting around the city! This survey will only … Continue reading St. John’s Mobility Survey

Smart Cities Challenge Announcement – City of St. John’s and Happy City Partnership

St. John's to enter Canadian Smart Cities Challenge   Today, the City of St. John's and Happy City St. John's announced a collaboration to enter into the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge, an initiative of the federal government to encourage communities to seek smart, transformative solutions to big problems. The application for St. John's will focus … Continue reading Smart Cities Challenge Announcement – City of St. John’s and Happy City Partnership

Access to Politics: Who Gets It? Who Deserves It?

Guest Blogger: Amanda Bittner Happy City St John's invites experts and concerned citizens to give their views on key issues to encourage further dialogue. These views are not necessarily those of Happy City itself or of its board. There has been lots of talk lately in #nlpoli about what we as taxpayers ought to be … Continue reading Access to Politics: Who Gets It? Who Deserves It?