Remembrance Day Holiday City Schedule

Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Sunday, November 11, City offices will be closed in observance of the holiday on Monday, November 12. Please note the following:

Parking meter regulations will be enforced on Monday, November 12.
All recreation facilities are closed on Sunday, November 11. Recreation Facilities will be open on Monday, November 12 for regularly scheduled programs except for preschool and after school.
Humane Services Animal Care and Adoption Centre is closed on Sunday, November 11.
City Council meeting for Monday, November 12, will take place at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, November 13.
The Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is open to commercial users only on Monday.
There is no waste collection on Monday, November 12. Garbage and recycling collection in all areas occurs the day after regular pick up day – including a pick up on November 17 for area 5.

The Access St. John’s Call Centre is available to residents 24/7 by calling 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or online at

Remembrance Day Ceremony and Event

The Royal Canadian Legion Newfoundland and Labrador Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony will take place Sunday, November 11 beginning at the Sergeants’ Memorial, Queen’s Road at 10:10 AM. The parade will arrive at the National War Memorial at approximately 10:45 AM. For more information about the ceremony please contact Provincial Command 753-1054.

The Royal Canadian Legion is holding a special event at sunset on Sunday, November 11, called ‘Bells of Peace’. The event begins with a short ceremony at 3:45 PM at the National War Memorial and concludes with the ringing of one hundred bells at sunset. More information can be found online.

For road closures and parking restrictions to facilitate Remembrance Day events, a traffic advisory will be posted on the city’s website.