Growing Great Places Together

Outstanding Achievement Awards

In addition to overall awards for population categories, individual awards are given for each criteria, evaluated in the program and for special initiatives. Outstanding Achievement awards are open to all Canadian communities participating in the National Edition and International Challenge of Communities in Bloom, whether or not the community is being evaluated. Communities outside of Canada participating in the International Challenge may submit for the International Floral Displays and International Community Involvement Award.

Communities will be invited to submit their nomination for the Outstanding Achievement Awards during the program and detailed information and submission documents will be sent by the national office.

Outstanding Achievement Awards are presented for the following areas:

Community Appearance, by TECK

2022 Winner – Sussex, NB

Environmental Action, by the CNLA

2022 Winner – Barrie, ON

Heritage Conservation, by CiB

2022 Winner – Wood Buffalo, AB

Tree Management, by CiB

2022 Winner – Rosemère, QC

Landscape, by Scotts® Turf Builder

2022 Winner – Yarmouth, NS

Plant and Floral Displays, by the NCC

2022 Winner – Wood Buffalo, AB

Intl Plant and Floral Displays, by Ball

2022 Winner – Alba, Italy

Community Involvement, by CiB

2022 Winner – Pugwash, NS

Intl Community Involvement, by CiB

2022 Winner – Velika Polana, Slovenia

Youth Involvement, by Scotts®

2022 Winner – Petitcodiac, NB

Community of Gardeners, by Scotts®

2022 Winner – Brandon, MB

Butchart Gardens Land Reclamation Award

2022 Winner – Capreol, ON

WinterLife Award, by Municipal World

2022 Winner – St. Paul, AB