Lewes, Delaware USA – 2018 International Finalist

The City of Lewes, Delaware is located where the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean meet, the area known as Cape Henlopen. The naturally beautiful area with beaches on both the ocean and the bay, trails, and nature preserves add to the many reasons to visit this small historic town founded by the Dutch in […]

Chipman – 2019 National Finalist

The Village of Chipman is located on the banks of the Salmon River, at the head of Grand Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the Maritime Provinces. It is centrally located, a hub to the major cities of Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John and Miramichi. Chipman maintains a peaceful, rural setting while offering year-round recreation, community […]

Alberton – 2018 National Finalist

Alberton is a community of around 1,100 people and it is the principal town among the fishing and farming communities situated along the western shore of Prince Edward Island. When Jacques Cartier first landed in 1534, he noted that the area had great potential for fishing, farming and lumbering.  By 1862 it had become a […]

Sainte-Pétronille – 2018 National Finalist

The article in this section appears in its original language. Sainte-Pétronille : pour une communauté florissante Si le village de Sainte-Pétronille est le dernier-né de l’île d’Orléans, c’est pourtant sur son territoire que tout a débuté. Voyons les moments qui ont marqué ce lieu durant plus de trois siècles et demi, puis considérons les efforts […]

Grand Falls-Windsor – 2018 National Finalist

About Grand Falls-Windsor The area now known as Grand Falls-Windsor was first settled in 1905 when representatives of the London Daily Mail established the site for Newfoundland’s first pulp and paper mill. Under the leadership of the Harmsworth brothers, the Anglo-Newfoundland Development (A.N.D.) Company attracted workers from all over the colony, the mainland of North […]

Nieuwpoort, Belgium – 2018 International Finalist

  Nieuwpoort is a municipality located in Flanders, one of the three regions in Belgium. During busy weekends and holiday periods the city is sometimes stretched beyond its limits, and welcomes up to sixty thousand visitors a day. Nieuwpoort is surrounded by water: the North Sea, the Yser, and a number of channels and moats […]

Madawaska Valley – 2019 National Finalist

The Township of Madawaska Valley is located in Renfrew County, Ontario, in the eastern part of the province and has a population of approximately 4300 people. It covers an area of 259.40 square miles and includes three vibrant communities – Wilno, Barry’s Bay & Combermere. Its picturesque area includes rolling hills and a multitude of […]

Petitcodiac – 2019 National Finalist

Photo credit : Louis-Phillippe Chiasson The Village of Petitcodiac is a community of all seasons for those in every season of life. The Village is located in the south eastern part of the province with the communities of Moncton, Riverview, and Sussex all located just 30 minutes away with Fundy Nation Park also in close […]

Société du parc Jean-Drapeau – 2019 National Finalist

The article in this section appears in its original language. Espace 67 : la nouvelle porte d’accueil du parc Jean-Drapeau. Un espace public, versatile, vivant, inspiré et prêt à accueillir tous les citoyens au gré des quatre saisons. Que ce soit pour… – admirer le coucher de soleil vers Montréal sur la Promenade riveraine, – […]

Kingsville – 2019 National Finalist

Kingsville is located along the north shore of Lake Erie. It is a community in the Essex County region. Kingsville has a unique location as the most southern town in Canada and enjoys the warmest climate of any city in Ontario. Our region is located at the same latitude as northern California. The average temperature […]

Leamington – 2018 National Finalist

The Municipality of Leamington is a community of nearly 30,000 people is a culturally rich mosaic, cherishing its ethic and rural roots. Located along the north shore of Lake Erie in sunny southern Ontario, the community offers an excellent school system, a community hospital, first-class recreational facilities, police and fire services, affordable housing and attractive neighborhoods, […]

Orangeville – 2019 National Finalist

The Town of Orangeville invites you to visit its historic charm and scenic surroundings. Just one hour north of Toronto in the heart of the Headwaters region, Orangeville is a convenient and tempting destination for every visitor. Discover an impressive list of things to see and do. Explore a unique collection of shops and eateries. […]

Zreče, Slovenia – 2019 International Finalist

Zreče – The area of wellbeing Zreče is a settlement in the north-eastern part of Slovenia, lying on the outskirts of the Pohorje mountain range in the upper valley of the river Dravinja. The settlement is limited by the surrounding hills – in the north and in the east from the ridge which is descending […]

Usseaux, Turin, Italy – 2019 International Finalist

THE TOWN OF USSEAUX, ITS FIVE ALPINE VILLAGES AND THE UPPER CHISONE VALLEY The Town of Usseaux is located in the Upper Chisone Valley , as part of Cozie Alps in the far western side of Piedmont Region neighbor to French border and inside the Metropolitan Town area of Turin. A small gem carved in […]

Niagara-on-the-Lake – 2019 National Finalist

Welcome to historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, the original Capital of Upper Canada from 1792 to 1797.  Founded in 1781 and rebuilt after the War or 1812, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a vibrant and thriving community which takes pride in its heritage. Nestled along the shores of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, we hold the distinction of being the […]

Coaldale – 2018 National Finalist

The Town of Coaldale is a vibrant community in the heart of southern Alberta that excels in volunteerism through its many clubs and organizations. We have definite pride of ownership.  WE are very proud of our Canada 150 project which gave us a national award in Ottawa at the Communities in Bloom symposium. We are […]

Cavtat, Croatia – 2019 International Finalist

Cavtat, the ancient Epidaurum, the forerunner of Dubrovnik, is a medieval town on the very south of Croatia, the seat of the Konavle Municipality, situated in a picturesque bay enclosed by two peninsulas: Rat and Sustjepan. Cavtat is the only urban center in Konavle built up deliberately. In historical sources, Cavtat is also mentioned as […]

Cold Lake – 2019 National Finalist

The City of Cold Lake is nestled on the shore of Alberta’s seventh largest lake, a three hour drive north east of Edmonton and 20 minutes west of the Saskatchewan border. Home to over 15,000 residents, Cold Lake is the choice community for many workers in the nearby oil industry. Cold Lake is also the […]

Melfort – 2019 National Finalist

Spruce Haven Recreation Area ~ Skateboard Park 2018 July 24, 2018 was such an exciting day for our community….the day our new skateboard park at Spruce Haven Recreation Area was officially opened. It was so amazing to watch all the boarders and bikers, all genders, all ages playing together. This was just the beginning of […]