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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Merrickville-Wolford – 2019 National Finalist

Having officially been dubbed Canada’s Most Beautiful Village by Communities in Bloom in 1998, and with more designated heritage buildings than any other Ontario community of like-size, Merrickville is a unique and vibrant Victorian village on The Rideau Canal. The municipality of Merrickville-Wolford, amalgamated in 1998 through the joining of the urban Village of Merrickville […]

Cobourg – 2018 National Finalist

Picturesque Cobourg is located in the Province of Ontario within the County of Northumberland, just one hour east of Toronto. With direct access to both Highway 401, one of Canada’s main transport corridors, and mainline CN and CP rail. This, coupled with regular VIA rail passenger service and the availability of skilled labour, has led […]

Prescott – 2019 National Finalist

Town of Prescott is rich in culture and heritage, boasting unprecedented waterfront access to the majestic St. Lawrence River. Known affectionately as the “Fort Town,” Prescott is home to Fort Wellington National Historic Site, the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival live outdoor theatre, and a 148-slip Harbour & Marina. The beautiful waterfront attracts scores of visitors […]

Minto – 2019 National Finalist

The Town of Minto is composed of the former Towns of Harriston and Palmerston, the former Village of Clifford and surrounding rural area of the former Minto Township. Located in the northwestern boundary of Wellington County, the Town of Minto is well situated between the major centres of southern Ontario and popular recreational areas along […]

Goderich – 2019 National Finalist

  The Town of Goderich is located on a bluff overlooking Lake Huron on Ontario’s West Coast. Goderich was established in 1827 at the mouth of the Maitland River by Tiger Dunlop and John Galt of the Canada Company. Today the “The Prettiest Town in Canada” has developed into a prosperous Lake Huron port of […]

Fort Erie – 2019 National Finalist

With a population of approximately 30,000 permanent and 10,000 seasonal residents, Fort Erie is the fastest growing urban centre in the Niagara Region. The Town of Fort Erie is 169 square kilometres in size and comprised of a number of communities, each with a unique character and history. Ridgeway, Crystal Beach, Fort Erie proper and […]

Essex – 2019 National Finalist

Centrally located in the heart of Essex County, our community stretches from the “hub” of the county at Essex Centre, through prime agricultural land, all the way to the shores of Lake Erie at Colchester. We’re home to the most wineries of any community in our region, and our agricultural roots run deep. From farm […]

Aylmer – 2019 National Finalist

Step back in time, to a less hurried pace of life. Hear the hooves of horse and buggy. Take in the mecca of quaint boutiques, fragrant bakeries & historic homes and buildings. Linger a while in one of our beautiful parks. You’ll love the esthetic wonders and enticing fragrances you’ll encounter along the way. The […]

South Huron – 2019 National Finalist

South Huron is a rural picturesque farming community that includes the urban settlements of Exeter, Stephen and Usborne. We are located at the most southern tip of Huron County and stretch east to Perth County and west to Lambton County in South Western Ontario, being less than one hour away from each of London, Grand […]

Lambton Shores – 2019 National Finalist

Photo credit : Ontario’s Southwest The economically diverse Municipality of Lambton Shores occupies 82,039 acres (332 square-kilometres) in northeast Lambton County, along the shores of Lake Huron. Tourism, agriculture and manufacturing are the leading drivers of the economy. With population of 10,656 Lambton Shores encompasses the communities of Arkona, Bosanquet, Forest, Grand Bend, Port Franks […]

Stratford – 2019 National Finalist

Few places in Ontario are lovelier or more alive with culture and character than Stratford. We are a charming Victorian city nestled in pastoral countryside, a destination internationally renowned as one of North America’s great arts towns. We are a vibrant creative culture, expressed by our famous theatre company, celebrated in music, the innovative cuisine […]

Sarnia – 2019 National Finalist

Sarnia is located on the tip of Lake Huron where it’s vast Caribbean Blue waters spill into the narrows of the St. Clair river. Arching high above the river is the impressive Bluewater Bridge that connects Ontario, Canada to Michigan, USA. Sarnia is the largest city on Lake Huron and has miles of shoreline and […]

Oshawa – 2019 National Finalist

The City of Oshawa is a vibrant and growing city with a population nearing 170,000, located in the eastern region of the bustling Greater Toronto Area. Oshawa is a waterfront community filled with historic sites, restaurants offering creative cuisine, four post-secondary institutions, year-round attractions, over 140 parks including Second Marsh and the Oshawa Valley Botanical […]

Barrie – 2019 National Finalist

Barrie is an exciting, and caring community that 147,000 people call home. Situated 90km’s north of the Greater Toronto area on beautiful Kempenfelt Bay, Barrie is a rapidly growing urban centre with a progressive vision. The city has a vibrant business scene and diverse cultural community. The dynamic urban waterfront provides a boardroom-to-boardwalk lifestyle that […]