Tihany, Hungary – 2018 International Finalist

Tihany, the one-time fishing village, has become one of Hungary’s most frequently visited tourist destinations by the end of the 20th century owing to its natural landscape, cultural and sacral heritage. It is part of the Central Transdanubia Region and is situated in one of the most dynamically developing regions of Hungary in a very […]

Pomaretto, Turin Italy – 2018 International Finalist

  Pomaretto is a municipality in the metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont in the Nord West of Italy in the Germanasca valley. Pomaretto has around 1000 inhabitants and it is located at 600 meters above the sea level in the Italian Eastern Alps called Alpi Cozie. A lot of hamlets belong […]

Birdhill Co Tipperary, Ireland – 2018 International Finalist

Mural on a wall in the Community Park (by local artist, Anne Barry, assisted by members of the Youth Club) depicting the mythical story of how Birdhill got its name Birdhill is a small, rural village situated in County Tipperary (the Premier County) on the old N7, midway between Limerick City and the town of […]

Coquitlam – 2019 National Finalist

An active and diverse community, Coquitlam is attracting new residents and businesses that appreciate its quality of life, central location in Metro Vancouver and countless opportunities for recreational, cultural and outdoor pursuits. We’re the sixth largest city in B.C. – home to more than 140,000 people who rank among the highest in the province in […]

Maple Creek – 2019 National Finalist

The Town of Maple Creek is the hub of the southwest. Ideally positioned along the Trans-Canada Highway & the CPR mainline, this community of 2,500 is centrally located an equal distance between the major urban centres of Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary & Great Falls and an hour from the regional centres of Medicine Hat and Swift […]

International Peace Garden – 2019 National Finalist

Situated along the border of Manitoba and North Dakota, the International Peace Garden (IPG) was established in 1932 as a symbolic reminder of peace between Canada and the United States. Today it continues to thrive as a symbol of peace and a place of beauty and reflection. Thousands of annuals are planted each year to […]

The Butchart Gardens – Victoria, British Columbia

Come enjoy our breathtaking 22 ha (55 acres) of gardens year around. In Spring, countless tulips, daffodils and hyacinths will give you a buffet of fragrances and colours. You’ll be saying “wow” when you experience our Summer: The Rose Garden, evening entertainment, subtle night illuminations, the Saturday firework show, and boat tours to name a […]

Friends of the Farm, Ottawa, Ontario

  Canada is the only country to have a working farm in the heart of its capital: the Central Experimental Farm, established in 1886 as the central research station for the federal Department of Agriculture. The Farm continues that scientific focus as the location for laboratories and research plots for the Eastern Cereal and Oilseed […]

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village – 2019 National Finalist

History is brought to life at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, an open-air museum depicting early settlement in east central Alberta from 1892-1930. Explore more than 35 restored historic buildings and visit with costumed role-players, who recreate the life of east central Alberta’s early Ukrainian pioneers. Make your experience complete with mouth-watering Ukrainian food. Why […]

Wabamun – 2019 National Finalist

Located just 20 minutes west of the Town of Stony Plain and 40 minutes west of the City of Edmonton on Highway 16, Wabamun is situated on the northern shores of Lake Wabamun, algae free it is the largest and cleanest recreational lake in the Capital region. We take great pleasure and pride in our […]

Stettler – 2019 National Finalist

The Stettler Town and County area is known as the “Heart Of Alberta”. Stettler’s central location makes it an attractive location for distribution and manufacturing. Oil and natural gas, coal, sulfur, gravel, sand, agricultural and dairy products are some of the raw resources found in the Stettler vicinity. The population of Stettler’s main trading area […]

Pincher Creek – 2019 National Finalist

Situated at the edge of the Rocky Mountains and in the heart of Southern Alberta’s prime farming and ranching land, Pincher Creek is a vibrant and friendly community of 3600 residents. The community is proud of its pristine nature settings, a flourishing agriculture industry, a strong conventional and renewable energy sector, robust retail and commercial […]

Millet – 2019 National Finalist

The Town of Millet is a small, pretty and friendly small town with many options for all residents and visitors. Flowerbeds and planters situated throughout the town provide pleasure to the residents as well as tourists enjoying the paths and recreation areas or those driving through our community. The trails throughout our community highlight the […]

Hanna – 2019 National Finalist

The Town of Hanna has supported the Communities in Bloom movement since its early inception with the Hanna Economic Development Committee in 2002 and 2003. It began as a result of a community visioning session and bloomed into the formation of the Hanna in Bloom Committee in 2005. By fostering and supporting volunteer efforts to […]

Bruderheim – 2019 National Finalist

Bruderheim is located in the southwest of the Alberta HUB region within the Alberta Industrial Heartland.  The Town of Bruderheim is a vibrant community of over 1,398 residents, located on the western High Load Corridor that serves the northeast. The local economy is mainly agricultural based, with a growing impact from local industry, most recently […]

Beaumont – 2019 National Finalist

With a population of more than 18,320 residents, Beaumont is now the 5th Fastest Growing Community in Canada. Situated 1 km south of the City of Edmonton boundary and 9 km east of the Edmonton International Airport, Beaumont offers 28 km of pathways, excellent recreational facilities and safe neighbourhoods. Beaumont has been the choice for […]

Strathcona County – 2019 National Finalist

Strathcona County is a vibrant and rapidly growing community and the third largest municipality in Alberta. The Specialized Municipality of Strathcona County is home to over 98,000 people and is a safe and caring community that treasures our unique blend of urban and rural lifestyles and Council’s goal is to be the most livable community […]

Wood Buffalo – 2019 National Finalist

Fort McMurray is one of Canada’s youngest, fastest growing and most dynamic cities, with a close-knit community and an abundance of natural resources. Known as the major commercial, cultural and recreational hub for the oil sands region, it is also the headquarters for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo […]

Jasper – 2019 National Finalist

Town of Jasper is in the heart of Jasper National Park. The park’s shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal clear lakes, thundering waterfalls, deep canyons and evergreen forests-all surrounded by towering mountains-are some of the reasons the park was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Jasper National Park is also the 2nd largest Dark Sky Preserve […]

Valhalla Centre – 2019 National Finalist

Valhalla Centre is a small hamlet approximately 65 kilometres northwest of Grande Prairie Alberta and is starting to become a bedroom community of Grande Prairie. It was originally settled by Norwegians in the early 1900s. There are still a lot of people that reside in and around Valhalla Centre of Norwegian descent. As such we […]