Hope is Growing

2021 “Virtual” National Symposium & Awards


Symposium sessions : September 22, 23, 29, 30 and October 6 2021 (2 sessions per day 11am and 1pm EDT)

 National & International Virtual Community Showcase & Awards : October 7th 2021 at 1pm EDT

Town Hall and International Presentation : October 8th 2021 at 1pm EDT



2020 Outstanding Achievement Awards
and Contest Winners!

“On behalf of the National Board of Directors, Judges and our Sponsors, we congratulate this year’s winners and all of our communities that participated in provincial and national programs this year. Your efforts towards creating and enhancing green spaces in your communities, as well as educating the public on the value of protecting our environment is so important, especially during these challenging times. Thank you for contributing to Communities in Bloom and making your communities better places to live, work and play. Well done!”
National Chair Paul Brydges

  • Communities in Bloom 2020 Best Blooming Community Award: Millet, AB
  • Scotts Community of Gardeners Award: Melfort, SK
  • Communities in Bloom Urban Forestry Award: Pincher Creek, AB
  • National Capital Commission Floral Displays Award: Pincher Creek, AB 
  • Communities in Bloom Heritage Conservation Award: Tignish, PE
  • Scotts Turf Builder Landscape Award: Castlegar, BC
  • Communities in Bloom Community Appearance Award: Tignish, PE & Yarmouth, NS
  • Municipal World WinterLife Award: Wood Buffalo, AB
  • Scotts Youth Involvement Award: Coquitlam, BC
  • The Butchart Gardens Land Reclamation Award: Melfort, SK
  • Canadian Nursery and Landscape Association Environmental Action Award: Coquitlam, BC
  • Equinox 2020 Backyard Contest: Barry & Susan Armstrong, from Chipman, NB
  • Equinox 2020 Front Yard & Balcony Contest: Johannes van Akkeren, from Rosemère, QC
  • Nutrients for Life School Garden Award: Westmount Elementary School, Strathmore, AB



Thank you to our 2020 National Special Edition participants

New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia


If you have any questions or require additional information please do not hesitate to contact :

Sonia Parrino,
CiB Program Coordinator