2019 Evaluated Communities


Just steps from the majestic St. Lawrence River and the famous Thousand Islands you can find vibrant lifestyle amenities all while enjoying Downtown Brockville.
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Situated in the richly wooded valley along the Vermilion River, Capreol is a wonderful place to visit or live. With virtually all services well within walking distance.
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Town of Lincoln

Explore nature's beauty, embark on a culinary adventure, learn something new about our local heritage and culture, or indulge in deliciously fresh local produce.
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Municipality of Bluewater

Bluewater is known for its rich agricultural community, beautiful beaches, marinas & three distinct historic villages.
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Municipality of Leamington

Community of nearly 30,000 people in a culturally rich mosaic, cherishing its ethic and rural roots.
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Greater Napanee

Greater Napanee is a vibrant and historic town with a population of 15,892 making it a great place to live, work and play.
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Niagara Falls

The City of Niagara Falls is a small vibrant city located in the heart of the Niagara Region. Whatever you are looking for you can find it in Niagara Falls.


South Glengarry

Ontario’s Celtic Heartland, a proud rural community with a vibrant heritage, located at the east end of Ontario, bordering Quebec, Canada.
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Southwest Middlesex

Soak up the beauty of Southwest Middlesex, boasting Carolinian species too numerous to count.
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The National Program for 2018

Note that the vast majority of these Communities have been nurtured through the Provincial Program. We are an incubator for Ontario Communities that seek to achieve standing at the National level of competition.

Town of Minto • City of Stratford • Municipality of Lambton Shores • Town of Fort Erie • Town of Alymer • Town of Orangeville • Municipality of South Huron • City of Oshawa • TOwn of Prescott • Town of Essex • City of Sarnia • Town of Kingsville • Town of Goderich • Town of Niagara-on-the-lake • Town of Coburg • Village of Merrickville-Wolford • City of Barrie • City of Vaughan