Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12Class of Champions | Classe des Champions Medium Category | Collectivités de taille moyenne Over | Plus de 50,000 9,001 – 25,000 Judges | Juges : Lorna McIlroy & Mauro Paradisi Judges | Juges : Richard Daigneault & Stan Kochanoff Judges | Juges : Sylvie Cormier & Colleen Stockford City of Charlottetown PE City of Coquitlam BC Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake ON Working Together | Efforts collectifs The beautiful, historic and environmentally advanced City of Charlottetown could not flourish as it does without the exceptional ‘Working Together’ of administration, staff, businesses, institutions and residents as they build on their Communities in Bloom successes. City departments meet frequently and work together on many projects. An admirable relationship exists between the city and the university which includes a heat- sharing initiative. The city partners with local watershed groups to protect and restore sensitive areas. Local businesses contribute by creating the 75 spectacular Corner Gardens that beautify the downtown scene. La magnifique et avant-gardiste Ville de Charlottetown ne pourrait pas être aussi prospère sans les efforts collectifs de l’administration, du personnel, des entreprises, des institutions et des résidents qui mettent à contribution les succès remportés par des initiatives telles que Collectivités en fleurs. Les entreprises locales contribuent en créant 75 coins spectaculaires qui embellissent le centre-ville. Mackin House Museum and Mackin Park | Musée de la maison « Mackin » et parc « Mackin » Coquitlam uniquely recognizes its French Canadian Heritage and its early settlers throughout the historic Maillardville Community, in particular through the work of the “Société Francophone Maillardville”, who produces and hosts the popular “Festival du Bois”, as well as the recent greenspace enhancements at the Mackin House Museum and Mackin Park. The museum’s beautifully landscaped grounds includes a heritage garden that was planted in 2012 to preserve the garden style and plants typical of the pioneering era. Coquitlam reconnaît son Patrimoine canadien français et ses premiers colons à Maillardville, en particulier grâce à la Société francophone de Maillardville, qui produit et accueille le célèbre Festival du Bois, ainsi que les récentes améliorations d’espaces verts au Musée de la maison « Mackin » et au parc « Mackin ». Community Involvement | Engagement communautaire T he judges noticed a real engagement with different groups of volunteers, commercial partners, landscapers, institutional representatives and city staff. The members of the CiB Committee are very enthusiastic, dynamic and involved in all activities of the organization. They promote and strengthen the feeling of belonging to the town and it’s very strong historical roots. Historic Turntable Garden, Historic Culvet, St-David’s Lions Park, St-Mark Church, Shaw Volunteer Garden, Library Garden and Friends of One Mile Creek Garden at Navy Hall, and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Les juges ont remarqué un véritable engagement avec différents groupes de bénévoles, les partenaires commerciaux, les paysagistes, les représentants des institutions et le personnel de la ville. Les membres du Comité de Cef sont très enthousiastes, dynamiques et impliqués dans toutes les activités de l’organisation. City of Castlegar BC Blooming of Spring Bulbs | Floraison des bulbes de printemps City of Trail BC Exploring Trail on Two Wheels | Parcourir Trail sur deux roues City of St. John’s NL Bowring Park | Parc « Bowring » Town of Amherstburg ON Holiday Beach and Big Creek Conservation Area | Aire de conservation Holiday Beach et Big Creek Town of Beaumont AB Positive Partnerships | Partenariats positifs BRONZE BRONZE BRONZE BRONZE Municipality of South Huron ON Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility Landscape | Aménagement paysager de l’usine des eaux usées Grand Bend Ville de Bois-des-Filion QC Aménagements paysagers | Landscape Design 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 Photo : Nel Vandergaag